Battery voltage regulation circuit

  • US 6,531,848 B1
  • Filed: 05/25/2001
  • Issued: 03/11/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/26/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of identifying and offloading excess current in a charging circuit which continuously presents current to a battery using a battery voltage regulator, the method comprising:

  • providing a temperature compensation factor;

    providing a predetermined reference voltage;

    identifying a charging voltage across a charging battery;

    utilizing said temperature compensation factor for comparing said predetermined reference voltage and said charging voltage to identify the presence of excess charging current in a charging system; and

    discharging said excess charging current if present.

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