Battery ID chip - help needed

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen rask at
Fri Jun 12 12:03:46 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:24:04PM +0200, Laszlo KREKACS wrote:

> I dont think it is true. Openmoko's battery is "special", it includes a coulumb
> counter. And the battery indicator relies on it.

   The GTA02 battery is a normal Li-Ion cell made by SANYO with a coulumb
counter and protection circuit added to it. There's nothing special about

> So inserting a nokia BL-5C battery is not complete solution. (because it lacks
> the coulomb counter), and freerunner cant charge it (currently)

   Why do you keep saying that a Freerunner can't charge a BL-5C battery?

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
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