Safety

Safety Precautions Rechargeable batteries can store tremendous amounts of energy. This can be a fire hazard or result in bodily injury, property damage and death if mistreated. If at any time you need to stop the analyzer simply click the on-screen Stop button. This will halt all charge and discharge current and return the analyzer…

Real Time Data

Real Time Data is measurement data that is collect every time Battery Console polls the device. The default poll interval is once/sec. It provides a dashboard for the battery test session as it is proceeding. This display provides an instant picture of the situation and what is happening at any given time. Data includes instantaneous…

Results Data

Results Data is the results from each step that completes. As a session is proceeding you will see data collected and accumulated in the Real Time data section. Once that step completes the accumulated data and appropriate messages are saved by the device. The Results Data from the completed step are then transferred to the…

Screen Layout

The following highlights the different areas of the main screen Section Description 1−Main Menu Access for control and other options 2−Info Fields Model No and Online Status of selected channel Function the device is currently performing. This could be: Charge, Discharge, Pause, IR Test, Stop etc. 3−User Message Helpful details about what’s happening and instructions…

Program Setup

Click Program tab to enter Program mode. Programs are custom routines that are prepared using a XML editor program. See Programming section for more details. When in Program mode the function of the 3 leftmost control buttons on the main screen change functions. These 3 control buttons now are used to Open, Preview and Load…

Profile Setup

Click Profile Setup tab to enter Profile Setup mode. When using Profile Setup all parameters can be specified as required. Each battery test profile has a unique name and is stored in the Profile database. Any number of Profiles can be created and they are automatically stored in the database. Use the top drop down…

Quick Setup

Click Quick Setup tab to enter Quick Setup mode. When using Quick Setup mode there are only 3 inputs required to quickly set up the device with default parameters. Battery Type: This is the battery chemistry and is usually marked on the battery. No of Cells: Total number of cells in the battery. This can…

Data Collection

In addition to the Real Time Data and Results Data that appears on the main screen, users also have the ability to create two data files that collect data during a session.  These are Results logging and Data logging. Results Logging The Results Logging file creates one line entry with the results for each step…

Program Pulsing

Pulsing allows for fast current changes with a step. Use this section to define up to 6 pulse definitions. These pulse definitions are then activated by assigning them in the desired step Pulse_Span field. See Program Steps section. Pulses are assign in the Pulse_Span field by specifying the first and last definition to be used.…