Battery assembly, battery carrying device, electric power supply equipment and electronic equipment

Application Number: 00108388
Application Date: 2000.02.17
Publication Number: 1268776
Publication Date: 2000.10.04
Priority Information: 1999/2/17 JP 039291/99
International: H01M2/06;H01M2/10
Applicant(s) Name: Sony Corp.
Inventor(s) Name: Takeshita Toshio;Hanzuwa Seiki
Patent Agency Code: 11105
Patent Agent: huang xiaolin
Abstract A battery pack is provided which positively prohibits incorrect loading on a battery loading device inappropriate for the battery pack. To this end, the battery pack includes a battery cell, a casing 19 housing the battery cell, and first to third output terminals 21-23 for outputting the power of the battery cell. The casing 19 has a front surface 20, on which the output terminals 21 to 23 are arranged, and a bottom surface 24 extending substantially at right angles to the front surface 20. A discriminating recess 30 having a discriminating groove 32 is formed at a mid portion of the bottom surface 24.