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Old 07-19-2012, 04:09 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
With all the electric vehicle work that has been going on, there has to be a IC that does a lot of this. I think I need to do more digging.
Linear has a few specialized chips that seem to do the job much nicer than anything that I was thinking about:

LTC6802-2 - Multicell Addressable Battery Stack Monitor - Linear Technology
Less than $15 each. Not sure how close they are to end-of-life though.

LTC6803-2 and -4 - Multicell Battery Stack Monitor - Linear Technology
This one looks newer and is $16 each.
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