The smart battery: BATMON V5

Specifications:

  • Monitor Lithium battery packs and performs cell-balancing
  • Install in a matter of minutes with the optional install kit (coming soon. Email us for questions)
  • Connects to JST XHP female balance leads of battery pack
  • OLED Display: Show battery related information for easy reading.
  • Communication Protocol:
    • SMBUS: I2C based 2-wire protocol supported in firmware. Communicates to PX4, Ardupilot, ROS, Arduino, etc
    • CAN-FD: 2-wire high speed CANBUS interface
  • Current supported:
    • Continuous: 120A
    • Burst (5 sec):180A
  • PCB Size: 49x41mm
  • Power and data connector: Prolanv
  • Supported wire gauge of battery power leads : 12AWG – 8AWG. 
  • External Thermistor: Attach to specific areas of the battery to the monitor the temperature. This board supports 2 thermistors.(At least one thermistor needs to be connected to enable cell balancing)
  • Reuse on new batteries
Transparent render of a BatMon enabled battery pack
BatMon drone side connector
BatMon, drone side connector, Pixhawk 4 and programmer