Calculate Size of Solar Panel, Battery Bank and Inverter (MS Excel Spreadsheet)
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Calculate Size of Solar Panel, Battery Bank and Inverter (MS Excel Spreadsheet)

Design of solar panel/battery bank and inverter using this Excel Sheet. This MS Excel spreadsheet calculates the following: Total Demand Load Size of Solar Panel Select Type of Connection of Solar Panel Select Rating of Each Solar Panel Energy from Solar Panel as...

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Rechargeable 100-µAh batteries come in pint-sized SMD format
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Rechargeable 100-µAh batteries come in pint-sized SMD format

TDK Corporation presents a new packing unit for CeraCharge, the world’s first SMD technology solid-state rechargeable battery, in the compact size EIA 1812 (4.4 x 3.0 x 1.1 mm3). The packing unit (B73180A0101M199) includes 10 blister-packed CeraCharge batteries that come in a...

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Battery Management IC with UART Interface for Sensing and Cell Balancing
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Battery Management IC with UART Interface for Sensing and Cell Balancing

Infineon Technologies AG has expanded its product offering for Battery Management System (BMS) with the TLE9012AQU a new sensing and balancing IC that is designed for batteries in hybrid and electric cars and other applications. It can measure the voltage in up to twelve battery cells...

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TTGO ESP32-S2 WiFi IoT Board offers an Optional MicroSD Card with a Battery Support
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TTGO ESP32-S2 WiFi IoT Board offers an Optional MicroSD Card with a Battery Support

For a while now, most popular ESP32-S2 boards available in the market are produced by Espressif Systems. This includes the ESP32-S2-Saola-1 and ESP32-S2-Kaluga-1. However, there is a new LilyGO TTGO ESP32-S2 board for sale. This micro board is much the same to the ESP32-S2-Saola-1...

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New PiSugar2 Adds Battery Pack And UPS Features
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New PiSugar2 Adds Battery Pack And UPS Features

The team of engineers at the PiSugar project has launched a second-generation version of their compact battery accessory for the Raspberry Pi Zero family of single-board computers, and they call it the PiSugar2. Last year, the original PiSugar was launched, integrating a 900mAh...

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New series of Surface Mount Li-ion Battery Protector IC for Overcurrent and Overcharging Protection
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New series of Surface Mount Li-ion Battery Protector IC for Overcurrent and Overcharging Protection

Littelfuse, Inc. introduced the ITV Series, a three-terminal surface-mount Li-ion battery protector for protection against damages caused by overcurrent and overcharging. The ITV series consists of five compact surface-mount packages and are available in the current rating of 12A, 15A,...

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12V SLA Lead Acid Battery Charger Using BQ24450
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12V SLA Lead Acid Battery Charger Using BQ24450

This project has been developed to charge SLA (Lead Acid Batteries). It helps to charge 12V Lead-acid battery up to 12Ah in capacity. The specific current output is possible by altering the current sense resistor.  The BQ24450 chip contains all the necessary circuitry to optimally...

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Single 18650 LiPo Battery to 5V Boost Converter
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Single 18650 LiPo Battery to 5V Boost Converter

This small board is based on the CS5171 boost converter from ON Semiconductor. The board is configured to be used with a single 18650 LiPo battery. The circuit converts single-cell 3.7V LiPo battery voltage to 5V with a load current up to 400mA. Board has been designed to fit on the...

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