US Patent No: 7,319,304

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Shunt connection to a PCB of an energy management system employed in an automotive vehicle

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A method of coupling a shunt to a printed circuit board (PCB) of an energy management system is provided. The method includes coupling flexible electrical connectors to the shunt and soldering the flexible electrical connectors to connection points on the PCB of the energy management system. An energy management system that includes a shunt coupled to a printed circuit board using the above method is also provided.

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MIDTRONICS, INC.WILLOWBROOK, IL155

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Bertness, Kevin I Batavia, IL 145 8590
Veloo, Balaguru K Gurnee, IL 1 37

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6,556,019 Electronic battery tester 109 2002
6,597,150 Method of distributing jump-start booster packs 111 2002
6,534,993 Electronic battery tester 99 2002
 
SPAN, INC. (1)
5,563,496 Battery monitoring and charging control unit 198 1994
 
ELECTRONIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. (1)
4,968,941 Apparatus for monitoring the state of charge of a battery 182 1988
 
S.F. IP PROPERTIES 12 LLC (1)
5,633,985 Method of generating continuous non-looped sound effects 167 1995
 
Kold Ban International, Ltd. (1)
6,242,887 Vehicle with supplemental energy storage system for engine cranking 111 2000
 
CLOUDING CORP. (1)
5,978,805 Method and apparatus for synchronizing files 147 1997
 
FLUKE CORPORATION (1)
4,847,547 Battery charger with Vbe temperature compensation circuit 131 1988
 
BENEDICT, CHARLES E. (2)
5,614,788 Automated ambient condition responsive daytime running light system 339 1995
5,912,534 Double relay light switching system for providing daytime running lights for vehicles 145 1997
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2007/0194,793 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 18 2006
* 2009/0085,571 BATTERY TESTERS WITH SECONDARY FUNCTIONALITY 14 2008
 
Kromberg & Schubert GmbH & Co. KG (3)
* 8,142,237 Device for measuring a current flowing in a cable 6 2009
8,242,772 Device for measuring a current flowing in a cable 0 2010
* 2011/0062,945 DEVICE FOR MEASURING A CURRENT FLOWING IN A CABLE 4 2010
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (3)
9,118,144 Multi-level connector and use thereof that mitigates data signaling reflections 0 2012
* 9,209,583 Multi-level connector and use thereof that mitigates data signaling reflections 0 2013
* 2014/0075,748 Multi-Level Connector and Use Thereof that Mitigates Data Signaling Reflections 2 2013
 
Midtronics, Inc. (33)
8,198,900 Automotive battery charging system tester 4 2004
8,674,711 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 0 2006
8,237,448 Battery testers with secondary functionality 4 2008
8,164,343 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 21 2008
8,203,345 Storage battery and battery tester 9 2008
* 2009/0295,395 STORAGE BATTERY AND BATTERY TESTER 0 2008
8,442,877 Simplification of inventory management 4 2009
8,436,619 Integrated tag reader and environment sensor 4 2009
8,344,685 System for automatically gathering battery information 14 2009
* 2009/0212,781 SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY GATHERING BATTERY INFORMATION 17 2009
* 2009/0187,495 SIMPLIFICATION OF INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 9 2009
8,754,653 Electronic battery tester 0 2009
8,958,998 Electronic battery tester with network communication 0 2010
* 2010/0194,576 ELECTRONIC BATTERY TESTER WITH NETWORK COMMUNICATION 2 2010
8,493,022 Automotive vehicle electrical system diagnostic device 10 2010
9,419,311 Battery maintenance device with thermal buffer 0 2010
9,274,157 Battery tester for electric vehicle 0 2010
8,738,309 Battery pack maintenance for electric vehicles 0 2010
8,872,516 Electronic battery tester mounted in a vehicle 0 2011
9,425,487 Monitor for front terminal batteries 0 2011
8,872,517 Electronic battery tester with battery age input 0 2011
9,255,955 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 0 2011
9,229,062 Electronic storage battery diagnostic system 0 2011
9,201,120 Electronic battery tester for testing storage battery 0 2011
8,674,654 In-vehicle battery monitor 0 2011
8,963,550 System for automatically gathering battery information 0 2011
9,018,958 Method and apparatus for measuring a parameter of a vehicle electrical system 0 2011
9,496,720 System for automatically gathering battery information 0 2012
9,052,366 Battery testers with secondary functionality 0 2012
9,335,362 Battery tester for electric vehicle 0 2012
8,704,483 System for automatically gathering battery information 3 2012
9,244,100 Current clamp with jaw closure detection 0 2014
9,312,575 Battery testing system and method 0 2014
 
DENSO CORPORATION (4)
* 7,491,097 Mounting structure of current sensor 10 2006
* 2006/0216,800 Mounting structure of current sensor 3 2006
* 8,120,329 Apparatus for controlling power generated by on-vehicle generator on the basis of internal status of on-vehicle battery 0 2008
* 2009/0039,836 Apparatus for controlling power generated by on-vehicle generator on the basis of internal status of on-vehicle battery 5 2008
 
LEAR CORPORATION (2)
* 8,878,483 Electronics unit with current sensing 3 2011
* 2012/0181,976 ELECTRONICS UNIT WITH CURRENT SENSING 0 2011
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
* 2014/0266,059 SELECTIVE UPDATING OF BATTERY PARAMETER ESTIMATIONS 1 2013
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