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Complete Battery Module LifeCycle Test System

Complete Battery Module LifeCycle Test System
Complete Battery Module LifeCycle Test System
Bitrode LCV
Bitrode’s LCV full-featured Laboratory Battery Life Cycle test system. Used for verifying rigorous battery specifications and research and development of new battery materials.

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Product Details
Bitrode’s model LCV is a full-featured, AC regenerative, life-cycle test system for development of automotive, industrial and consumer batteries. The LCV provides increased laboratory accuracy, flexibility and efficiency, making it an ideal solution for testing needs in designing consistently high quality batteries, verifying rigorous battery specifications and research and development of new battery materials.

General Specifications

Voltage: 0-200V

Current: Up to 1000A (8000A in parallel)

Circuits:  up to 16

Network: Ethernet

Power:  up to 480kW

Accuracy: ±0.1% of FS*

Data Sampling Rate: up to 10mS

Features and Benefits

  • No performance loss under voltage control
  • Bipolar capacity for discharging to below zero volts
  • Test control and data management with Bitrode’s VisuaLCN Lab Client software suite
  • Constant current, constant power or constant voltage control
  • Parallel circuit operation for greater flexibility in test specification
  • Optional inputs can be assigned to any channel
  • Program execution is independent from the PC with Full Featured VisuaLCN software
  • Remote Binary Protocol via Ethernet connection available for 3rd party software control
  • Discharge power recycled to AC line for cooler, more energy-efficient operation
  • Up to three current ranges per circuit
  • Temperature, pressure, flow rate, and cell voltage monitoring
  • Digital inputs and Digital outputs with function assigned per individual program
  • Expression-based program limit conditions
  • Internal resistance calculation
  • Temperature compensation adjusts voltage per battery temperature
  • Integration with Battery Management Systems: CAN
  • Ramp charge/discharge
  • Constant resistance discharge
  • Remote Input Output (RIO) box reduces excessive cable lengths when connecting to remote test stations
  • Module-front LCD display
  • Custom-designed test leads
  • Drive Cycle Conversion utility automates test program development from acquired battery usage data


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