Versatile AA-Cell Battery Charger

Versatile AA-Cell Battery Charger
This is the circuit design of AA-Cell battery charger that can be used to charge six AA batteries at once. An integrated circuit of LM317 voltage regulator is configured as a constant-current source. It is used to supply the 50 mA charging current to S01-S06, an array of AA-cell battery holders. Each of the battery holders is wired in series with an LED and its associated shunt resistor. (more…)