PiSugar – Battery for Raspberry Pi zero

PiSugar – Battery for Raspberry Pi zero

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Raspberry Pi zero is very small, but it’s not cute with a power bank which maybe five times bigger. PiSugar is a battery project designed for Pi zero. It’s super easy to use, no need for soldering, no conflict with other piHats. It perfectly matches the size of Pi zero. via Jdaie @ hackaday.io

Many software engineers are able to developing products base on raspberry pi, but few of them are good at soldering. Pi zero is very small, it’s a good choice when you plan to create a portable prototype. But when it comes with a power bank connected, it’s not longer that cute. So we are thinking if there is a portable, solderless solution to supply power for pi zero, it will be very friendly for raspberry pi beginners!

PiSugar is a combination of a 3.7V, 900mAh lithium-ion battery and a PCB that provides voltage regulation and charging. Both the battery and PCB have the exact same footprint size as the Raspberry Pi Zero and Zero W.

The project is open-source, so you can find all of the files on GitHub, including 3D-printable enclosures.

Mike is the founder and editor of Electronics-Lab.com, an electronics engineering community/news and project sharing platform. He studied Electronics and Physics and enjoys everything that has moving electrons and fun. His interests lying on solar cells, microcontrollers and switchmode power supplies. Feel free to reach him for feedback, random tips or just to say hello :-)

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  • 16 April, 2019 at 10:54 am

    Nice Blog.Thanks for sharing such useful and technical information.

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