Thanks to their low carbon footprint, hybrid and electric cars are fast becoming the vehicles of choice across the world. With their growing popularity comes higher performance expectations, and battery cells—being the core component that powers nearly every aspect of such cars—are tasked to perform at higher levels with greater efficiency.
To overcome this technological challenge, leading innovators are turning to Avnet’s Maxim Battery Management Solution System. The superb solution integrates Maxim’s acclaimed components to support multiple cell measurements and monitoring in a single chip. In addition, it supports up to 31 chips cascade to build up a massive battery cell monitoring system. Along with a self-diagnostics feature, the system is effective yet versatile, being equally beneficial for in-vehicle air conditioning assistance systems and other battery applications such as energy storage systems.