NI, formerly known as National Instruments, announced the newest product in its portfolio of high-power test systems for battery testing and simulation, the NHR 4800 high-density battery cycler and emulator. Designed for modularity, versatility, and safety, the NHR 4800 delivers best-in-class power in a highly compact form factor to address the needs of battery testing across research, validation, production, and second-life applications in automotive, aerospace, and energy industries.
The data and insights from battery testing has a major impact on battery performance, quality, and overall adoption of new technologies like electric vehicles and energy storage systems. Demand for more efficient, cost-effective test is accelerating the next generation of battery test systems. The NHR 4800 is highly modular and scalable, allowing engineering teams leading the shift to electric mobility and renewable energy to efficiently scale their test capabilities. When combined with NI’s open and flexible software-defined battery test approach, engineers can easily adjust and evolve for future battery test requirements.
“Battery testing can be a competitive advantage for EV manufacturers, and NI provides them with an open, flexible, and cost-effective platform to achieve it,” said Drita Roggenbuck, Senior VP and GM of Transportation, NI. “The NHR 4800 delivers best-in-class, high-power testing in a safe and compact system to provide our customers the performance necessary for today’s and tomorrow’s battery testing requirements across multiple industries.”