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David Small, Brian Farley, James McKeefery: Methods and apparatuses for rechargeable battery pack chargers. Shoot the Moon Products II, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 3, 2002: US06489751 (101 worldwide citation)

A system, method and apparatus for charging rechargeable battery packs. A battery charger has a means to measure a voltage and a battery temperature and a means to determine a rate of increase in battery temperature of a rechargeable battery pack. The battery charger to fast charge if the voltage an ...


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Brian Scott Gaza: Microcontrolled battery charger. International Components, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, December 14, 1999: US06002237 (100 worldwide citation)

A battery charger for fast charging batteries, such as batteries requiring constant current charging, such as lithium ion batteries. The battery charger provides charging voltages across a battery pack having at least one rechargeable cell connected to battery terminals. The battery charger includes ...


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George William Ruggiero, Robert Myrick Kelly, Eliashiv Mazor: Multiple source battery-powered apparatus. Bell & Howell Company, Alfred H Rosen, Frank A Steinhilper, January 6, 1976: US03930889 (100 worldwide citation)

In apparatus powered by electric batteries (e.g.: a paging receiver) having a battery compartment including means to couple the battery in it with a battery charger, the negative (-) charging contact is located at a position nearer to one end of the battery compartment than to the opposite end. A re ...


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Dipiti Desai, Grant Harries Lloyd, Richard Liu, Rebecca Lefebvre: Charger having a data store and data link. Motorola, Philip H Burrus IV, February 5, 2002: US06344727 (99 worldwide citation)

A battery charger that includes a data store that can receive, store, and send data files to other computer devices. The battery charger can specifically receive, send, and store multimedia files such as those in MP3 format. The battery charger has a charger platform with at least a charger main pro ...


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David A Fishman, John Fraterrigo, David A Kiley: Flexible power architecture which supports multiple battery technologies for use with a portable device. Lucent Technologies, Samuel R Williamson, July 8, 1997: US05646501 (98 worldwide citation)

A portable device operable from batteries employing different cell technologies is disclosed. Through the addition of minimal circuitry, a portable device configured for operation with battery cells having a first type of technology may be configured to accommodate batteries employing alternative ce ...


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Paul R Kilmer, David S Chapin: Battery operated power wrap tool. Cooper, E E Scott, A R Thiele, June 14, 1988: US04751452 (98 worldwide citation)

A portable power tool for forming wire wrap type connections includes an electric motor, a torque transmitter and a casing for enclosing the electric motor and the torque transmitter. Removably mounted to the casing is a battery pack. The battery pack mounts both rechargeable and non-rechargeable ba ...


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Lowell K Brown, William Albert Newman, William A Boyd: Electronic DC battery charger. Utah Research and Development Company, Trask & Britt, December 6, 1977: US04061956 (98 worldwide citation)

A battery charger receives direct current power from an external source through a power connector. Switch means receives the power from the power connector and supplies it to a boost circuit which is removably and conductively connected to a battery. A control circuit is connected to receive a batte ...


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Ron Trepka: Parallel battery charging device. Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, July 1, 2003: US06586909 (98 worldwide citation)

A battery charging device for simultaneously charging the cells of a multi-cell battery in parallel wherein an induction coil distributes and isolates the charging energy to each cell. The parallel battery charger may be used with any battery having common two-electrode cells without breaking the in ...


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Patricio Mattatall: Molded hearing aid and battery charger. Duckworth Allen Dyer & Pettis, April 12, 1983: US04379988 (97 worldwide citation)

A molded hearing aid of the self-containing type having a rechargeable battery disposed therein, in the form of a molded plug which will fit in the ear of the user. A light emitting diode is disposed through the external surface of the plug and is internally connected in series with an iron core ind ...


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Zhu Yuan Jing: Battery charger. Hi Watt Battery Industry Compa, February 12, 1992: GB2246916-A (97 worldwide citation)

The charger has a timer 30 coupled to a display 32 to give an indication of the amount of charge added to the battery 24. The display may be calibrated to show the actual charge in mAH or may indicate the time for which the battery can be used in, eg., a mobile telephone. Operation of a switch P1 en ...