Tag: batteries

How to charge a LiPo battery

How to charge a LiPo battery with a power supply

How to charge a single cell lithium ion or lithium polymer battery with an adjustable, current limiting bench power supply.

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Battery chemistry

How to choose a battery: A battery chemistry tutorial

There are many different types of rechargeable battery chemistries out there. Li-Polymer, NiCd, NiMH, LiFePO4, lead acid and more. In the first half of this video I give a brief overview of the basic pros and cons of each type of rechargeable battery chemistry and help you choose a battery for your project. Then in […]

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Amp-hour watt-hour battery capacity

Battery amp-hour, watt-hour and C rating tutorial

You may have seen batteries with things like “2000mAh” written on them before. This refers to the capacity of the battery, i.e. how much juice it can hold. In this video I explain Ah (amp-hours), Wh (watt-hours) and C ratings of batteries.

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How to Turn an Old UPS into an Alkaline Battery Charger!

I recently lost my collection of electronic components, and was looking for a cheap source of parts I could use in my projects. It turns out that my old, broken uninterruptible power supply was a goldmine of useful components! Check out the video to see what I found inside. It turns out that I had […]

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