BQPRODUCTION

Production tool for fourth generation multicell battery fuel (gas) gauges

BQPRODUCTION

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Overview

bqProduction offers a full suite of robust tools to assist with the process of configuring, calibrating, manufacturing and tracking printed circuit boards utilizing TI Battery Battery management products. This includes features that allow writing a golden image followed by different types of calibration to provide desired levels of accuracy, writing unique serial numbers, pack lot codes and finally validating limits for calibration parameters to spike out any inconsistencies in material. bqProduction offers three(3) levels of access to allow strict control over the manufacturing process with the assembly line operator only having access to the "Start" button. In addition, bqProduction supports upto 12 parallel stations from a single computer and has inbuilt capability to maintain log files for the processed printed circuits boards. Requires EV2300 and advanced bqMTester hardware.

Operating systems: Windows XP(32-bit), Windows 7(32-bit)
Requires 32-bit Java installation

Features
  • Support for the EV2300 Works with Advanced bqMTester hardware
  • Control multiple stations from a single graphical user interface
  • Run up to 12 stations in parallel from a single computer
  • Uses industry standard Motorola srec format Golden image programmer
  • Calibration and test automation Unique Serial number assignment/programming
  • Date of manufacture programming Calibration limits filter to detect anomalies
  • Supports bq40zxx family of devices, such as bq40z60 and bq40z50-r1

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Software programming tool

BQ-PRODUCTION-SW Production software for 4th generation multicell battery fuel (gas) gauges

Supported products & hardware

Supported products & hardware

Products
Battery fuel gauges
BQ40Z50 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50-R1 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 1.0 BQ40Z50-R2 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 2.0 BQ40Z60 Complete multi-cell battery manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge
Hardware development
Evaluation board
BQ40Z50EVM-561

BQ40Z50 evaluation board 

MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300 MKS Technology alternative for EV2300 communications transceiver BQ40Z60EVM-578 2 Series, 3 Series, and 4 Series Li-Ion Battery Pack Manager Evaluation Module
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BQ-PRODUCTION-SW Production software for 4th generation multicell battery fuel (gas) gauges

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Latest version
Version: 1.0.16
Release date: 09 Dec 2022

bqProduction download for bq40z5x family of products

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Products
Battery fuel gauges
BQ40Z50 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50-R1 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 1.0 BQ40Z50-R2 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 2.0 BQ40Z60 Complete multi-cell battery manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge
Hardware development
Evaluation board
BQ40Z50EVM-561

BQ40Z50 evaluation board 

MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300 MKS Technology alternative for EV2300 communications transceiver BQ40Z60EVM-578 2 Series, 3 Series, and 4 Series Li-Ion Battery Pack Manager Evaluation Module

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Overview

bqProduction offers a full suite of robust tools to assist with the process of configuring, calibrating, manufacturing and tracking printed circuit boards utilizing TI Battery Battery management products. This includes features that allow writing a golden image followed by different types of calibration to provide desired levels of accuracy, writing unique serial numbers, pack lot codes and finally validating limits for calibration parameters to spike out any inconsistencies in material. bqProduction offers three(3) levels of access to allow strict control over the manufacturing process with the assembly line operator only having access to the "Start" button. In addition, bqProduction supports upto 12 parallel stations from a single computer and has inbuilt capability to maintain log files for the processed printed circuits boards. Requires MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300 and advanced bqMTester hardware.

Operating systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10

Requires: MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300, Advanced bqMTester hardware and a 3.3V LDO

Features

  • Support for the MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300
  • Works with Advanced bqMTester hardware
  • Control multiple stations from a single graphical user interface
  • Run up to 12 stations in parallel from a single computer
  • Uses industry standard Motorola srec format Golden image programmer
  • Calibration and test automation
  • Unique Serial number assignment/programming
  • Date of manufacture programming
  • Calibration limits filter to detect anomalies
  • Supports bq40zxx family of devices, such as bq40z60 and bq40z50-r1

What's new

  • Support for bq40z50 family of products
  • Support for MKST-3P-ALT-EV2300

Supported products & hardware

Battery fuel gauges
BQ4050 1-4 series CEDV battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge BQ40Z50-R1 1-4 series Li-ion battery pack manager supporting Turbo Mode 1.0 BQ40Z60 Complete multi-cell battery manager | battery fuel (gas) gauge
Evaluation board
ADVANCED-BQMTESTER Texas Instruments Advanced bqMTester Multi-Station Test and Program Board

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Software development

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BQSTUDIO Battery Management Studio (bqStudio) Software

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