Consulting from PowerStream
The PowerStream web site has a lot of engineering tutorials and data on power supply and battery engineering. Our Friendly engineers are happy to consult with you on your project. Our consulting fees are $200 per hour and lower, depending on the job.
Battery selection consulting:
PowerStream's engineers can help you select the right battery for your project. We have vast experience with primary and secondary batteries of all chemistries and have assisted hundreds of design engineers pick out the optimum battery, including lead acid, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, nickel zinc, silver zinc, lithium ion, alkaline, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium sulfur dioxide, zinc air, etc.
Battery Testing Consulting:
Our battery test lab can be used to qualify battery manufacturers, do batch testing, and develop custom charge algorithms.
Power Supply Design Consulting:
Our design engineers can design power supplies, or help you work out the bugs in your design. Whether you just need help picking out the right topology, need someone to specify the magnetics, or have trouble with the efficiency of the final design, we can help.
Cost reduction Consulting:
Let us go through your design to make it manufacturable and reduce the component cost. We have experience with ultra-low cost power circuits from electric bicycle controllers to computer power supplies. Take a look at our sample projects page for a broader look at our capability. We have a lot of experience in transferring designs to China, so we can help in selecting components that are readily available there.
Battery Charger Design.
We have been designing custom chargers for many years. If you need something special, or if you are having trouble with your own design (or your current vendor's design) we can help.
Embedded Systems Programming:
Our engineers have been designing power supplies, battery chargers, and other power control equipment with embedded microcontrollers and microprocessors since the beginning of the company. It is one of our specialties. We can help you with programing, troubleshooting, and concept development.