Self Powered Battery Tester

Self Powered Battery Tester
This self powered battery tester circuit runs a fast battery test without the need of power supply or expensive moving-coil voltmeters. It features two ranges: when SW1 is set as shown in the schematic diagram, the device can test 3V to 15V batteries. When SW1 is switched to the other position, only 1.5V cells can be tested. (more…)