Renata presents: The thinnest battery in the world?
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Renata presents: The thinnest battery in the world?

Mobile devices are continuing to get even flatter in the connected world of today and of tomorrow. Wearables have become an indispensable part of everyday life and their steady growth is far from getting to an end. Small but powerful: reliable and high-quality batteries that keep...

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DIY 18650 Powerwall with onboard BMS
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DIY 18650 Powerwall with onboard BMS

peter6960 shared a new project. It' s about a 18650 cells power brick with onboard battery management system. He writes: While I cannot afford a Tesla PowerWall, I’ve spent some time drawing up a PCB to house 7x 18650 cells in series. Each board has onboard Battery Management:...

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J.Flex, A Lithium-Ion Battery That Is Flexible
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J.Flex, A Lithium-Ion Battery That Is Flexible

A Busan-based company has been developing J.Flex, an advanced lithium-ion battery that is ultra-thin, flexible, and rechargeable for the past few years now. The company used terms like bend, roll, twist, scrunch, fold, flex to describe the battery. EJ Shin, head of strategic planning...

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Batbot – the battery monitor that keeps you informed
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Batbot – the battery monitor that keeps you informed

A vehicle and leisure battery monitor that alerts you remotely on your phone when the battery is about to be discharged beyond use. Batbot simply hooks up via two croc clips (provided) to the battery points under your vehicles bonet and can be secured in place with a cable tie. Once...

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Gumstix Raspberry Pi Zero Battery Board offers two-hour mobility
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Gumstix Raspberry Pi Zero Battery Board offers two-hour mobility

Take your Raspberry Pi Zero anywhere with the Raspberry Pi Zero Battery IMU. Add a camera to enable totally wireless video streaming. Charge the two AA batteries by plugging in the Pi Zero to a micro-USB connector. Details: Memory (256Kb I2C Serial Board EEPROM) CAT24C256...

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Meet the Next-gen Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
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Meet the Next-gen Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

What would you give for a battery, 5x the storage capacity of whatever you’re reading from? Well, the countdown to commercial availability for batteries of this type of capacity has already begun and it would be considerably cheaper than then currently available batteries. This...

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Battery (Lithium, NiMH, NiCd) Capacity Tester Using Arduino
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Battery (Lithium, NiMH, NiCd) Capacity Tester Using Arduino

The increased interest in IoT and electric automobiles around the world is driving an increase in the use of Lithium-Ion/Lithium-Polymer/NiCd/NiMH batteries as more devices and applications are using them, due to their high energy storage capacity to size ratio. This increased interest...

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Inside an iPhone Battery Factory – in China
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Inside an iPhone Battery Factory – in China

Strange Parts visiting a giant factory in China that makes lipo iPhone batteries, aka lithium polymer batteries, and seeing how they are made from start to finish. This is by FAR the coolest and biggest factory I've been to date. Inside an iPhone Battery Factory - in China -...

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