Kickstarter launched to help build DIY smart batteries

Hi robot enthusiasts, 

We launched a kickstarter campaign to support production of “smartification” module for robot batteries. BatMon is a small module that can be attached to your lithium batteries to convert it into smart batteries.

Here are some of the specs:

  • Voltage, current, and temp sensors
  • 64 bit unique battery id
  • OLED display
  • Current battery life display
  • Automatic discharging to maintain cycle life
  • No discharge cutoff
  • Open  source case design 
  • Dual LED, optional buzzer
  • Cell balancing, with individual voltages
  • Only 12 grams
  • Compatible with SMBUS, PX4, Ardupilot, and Arduino
  • Integrated coulomb counting

BatMon data on QGroundControl: Individual cell voltages of 6S cell during flight

Opensource case design for a 6S Smart Battery

If you are interested in a smart battery for your robots or other projects, PLEASE FUND US at BatMon Kickstarter



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