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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Torex & NGK Partner on Power Module Reference Design for IoT Devices
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Torex & NGK Partner on Power Module Reference Design for IoT Devices

Torex Semiconductor Co., Ltd. and NGK Corporation will exhibit a compact power module sample that can be processed through high-temperature surface mount with using Torex power management ICs and NGK EnerCera series batteries at CES 2020 (January 7th to 10th, 2020 at Las Vegas in the...

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Free Elektor Article: 0-30V Lead-acid Battery Activator
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Free Elektor Article: 0-30V Lead-acid Battery Activator

A well-known electronics store has been selling a very simple lead-acid battery activator for many years. Although I can't prove it, my lead-acid batteries do seem to last longer since I started using the activator. The principle behind this circuit is very simple. The battery is loaded...

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In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge
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In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge

Researchers at Penn State have developed a fast charging technique to charge a battery in in electric vehicle in just ten minutes. By Nick Flaherty @ www.eenewspower.com The fast charging technique uses a self-heating battery design to provide faster charging at 60ºC, while cooling...

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