Storage battery and battery tester

  • US 8,203,345 B2
  • Filed: 12/04/2008
  • Issued: 06/19/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/06/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A storage battery, comprising:

  • a housing;

    at least one battery cell in the housing;

    a first terminal electrically coupled to a first end of the at least one battery cell through a first electrical connection, a second electrical terminal mounted to the housing and electrically coupled to a second end of the at least one battery cell, the first and second terminals configured to electrically couple the at least one battery cell to an electrical system;

    a test receptacle mounted to the housing and electrically coupled to the at least one separate battery cell for use in coupling the at least one battery cell to a battery tester, the test receptacle electrically coupled to the at least one battery cell in parallel with the first and second electrical terminals;

    wherein the test receptacle provides a plug configured to releasably electrically couple to a battery test plug of the battery tester, the test receptacle thereby allows the first and second terminals to remain connected to the electrical system, providing a separate electrical connection to the at least one battery cell and providing a consistent electrical connection to the at least one battery cell.

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