Electronic battery tester with databus

  • US 7,728,597 B2
  • Filed: 11/03/2008
  • Issued: 06/01/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/27/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An electronic battery tester for testing a storage battery of an automotive vehicle, comprising:

  • Kelvin connectors configured to electrically couple to the storage battery;

    forcing functional circuitry configured to apply a forcing function to the battery though the Kelvin connectors;

    measurement circuitry configured to determine a condition of the storage battery based upon a dynamic parameter of the storage battery measured through the Kelvin connectors in response to the forcing function;

    a databus configured to receive data; and

    wherein the determined condition of the storage battery is further a function of the received data.

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