# Dr Stiffler's Battery Charger Circuit

MGC 05-2009

Original Design posted on Energetic Forum

As built :

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times are recorded for comparison.4 7.74 6.47 9 8.89 8.98 9.85 8. Each battery is then discharged using a 326 Ω or 180 Ω ¼ watt carbon film resistor.94 9.6 8.4 The .Preparation for Input Side Batteries Two identical 9v batteries are charged for 16 hours at 16mAh using manufacturer's wall charger.87 B2 (R=180Ω) ~50mA 9. Minutes 0 2 4 24 76 121 201 322 364 406 449 B1 (R=326Ω) ~30mA 9.72 8.71 8.01 8.65 9.3 2.65 9.62 8.35 9.

Discharge Curves for 9v 160mAh Voltage x Minutes 12 10 8 B1 Voltage (R=326) B2 Voltage (R=180) 6 4 2 0 0 2 4 24 76 121 201 322 364 406 449 .

Comparison Curves : Resistor Load vs.4 8.2 0 1 2 3 4 6 12 24 42 53 60 B1 Voltage (R=326) B2 Voltage (R=180) Circuit V / 2 .8 8.6 8. (Data points are interpolated to 60 minutes. voltage is divided by two for comparison purposes.6 9. The discharge rate lies approximately between the two curves and suggests an amp draw between 40 .2 10 9.45mA. 10.) The third line represents the voltage drop of the two input batteries connected in series and powering the circuit.2 9 8.4 9.8 9. Discharge on the circuit The first two lines are the individual batteries discharged through a resistor as shown in the previous graph.

5v @ 42mA input. assume 7 volts average @ 21mA output over 60 minutes. .Test 1 – Charge and Load on 9v battery The charging battery was initially discharged through the 326Ω resistor until the loaded voltage was below 0.5v. If the remaining battery energy can be included. The battery was charged on the circuit for 60 minutes. it might be a 30% return against the 18. the battery is able to return 9v @ 28mA for approximately 20 Taking some liberty with the graph. The charging battery was next 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 14 20 52 68 74 87 96 Charge Battery Load Test Summary : minutes. placed back on the 326 Ω resistor for the load test. At the peak.

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