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4.5A Li-ion battery chargers tout I2C, USB OTG output – Eetasia.com – Eetasia.com (subscription)


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4.5A Li-ion battery chargers tout I2C, USB OTG output – Eetasia.com
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Texas Instruments Inc. has rolled out a lithium-ion battery charger IC that claims to cut charge time by 50 per cent in smartphones and tablets compared to other charger solutions. The bq2419x family of 4.5A output, 20V input-rated switch-mode chargers

Army eyes lightweight universal battery charger for platoon-level use in … – Military & Aerospace Electronics


Military & Aerospace Electronics
Army eyes lightweight universal battery charger for platoon-level use in
Military & Aerospace Electronics
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 1 April 2013. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry to find companies able to provide a man-portable universal battery charger for lithium ion, lithium polymer, and select nickel metal hydride and nickel

Old electric car batteries could get new lease of life – TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)


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Old electric car batteries could get new lease of life
TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)
This week also welcomes the start of a new research project that aims to give Underneath the Nissan LEAF's bonnet-could this car's electrical system have a new life once electric vehicle batteries a second life once cars like the Nissan LEAF are done
2013 Nissan LEAF production beginsNext Green Car

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Win one of five CTEK battery chargers in Motorcycle News competition this Easter – SourceWire (press release)

Win one of five CTEK battery chargers in Motorcycle News competition this Easter
SourceWire (press release)
CTEK's XS 0.8 is compact and has a six stage charging process, including 'desulphation', which removes sulphates from a battery's plates, ensuring the battery can charge to its full capacity. The charger can be left attached for long periods of time,

Charging ahead: California battery charger system standards go into effect … – Lexology (registration)

Charging ahead: California battery charger system standards go into effect
Lexology (registration)
Industry faces a plethora of requirements on battery charger efficiency. Vigilance is warranted; the requirements and their timing affect industry planning. In addition, there is a further opportunity for industry and others to submit comments to the

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Chargers & Starters

Battery Chargers

April 13, 2010

Battery Chargers

Battery chargers are usually rated and priced by their power output, either in amps or sometimes this is mixed with typical size of engine they are suitable for. Features to look out for  include LED battery condition display, charging status display,  polarity  protection and thermal overload protection. Insulated copper leads and quality battery clamps. Many […]

Battery Power Packs

April 13, 2010

Battery Power Packs

Battery Power Packs, come in either 12 or 24 volt capacities, small and lightweight these are a handy addition to any home or mobile mechanic, these are probably the most used tool in the breakdown recovery organisations rescue vans.  Specifications to look out for include a voltmeter with battery charge and reverse polarity indicators. Heavy […]

Starter Chargers

April 13, 2010

Starter Chargers

Starter chargers, trade or diy use, always on hand to get you going. larger battery starter chargers come with trolley wheels for easy movement around the workshop or yard. look for  starter chargers that have thermal overload protection, an easy-to-read ammeter, polarity inversion and transport handles See more battery starter chargers