Charging system that enables emergency resolutions for charging a battery

  • US 10,182,816 B2
  • Filed: 02/27/2015
  • Issued: 01/22/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/27/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A combination, comprising:

  • a handle module that is attachable to a detachable shaft module for collectively performing a surgical procedure;

    a removable, rechargeable battery pack connectable to the handle module for providing electric power to the handle module during the surgical procedure; and

    a charging station for charging the battery pack when the battery pack is removed from the handle module and inserted into the charging station, wherein the charging station comprises circuitry for rapidly charging the battery pack when a rapid charge user input for the battery pack is received by the charging station.

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