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Charging a LIon batter in a project
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Charging a LIon batter in a project

by Maker4091 on Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:59 pm

Hello, I am rather new to this. I see there are many ways to charge the batteries with chargers.
But I'm looking to have the battery inside of an item you cannot remove it from to charge it.
Kinda like the battery in your cellphone, it runs and you can just plug it in to charge.
whats the best way to do this?

thanks

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Re: Charging a LIon batter in a project

by mikeysklar on Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:03 pm

Would you be using one of our microcontrollers such as a Feather which have the LiPo battery connector (2-pin) JSTs?

If so you would get charging control and only need to plugin a USB cable to the Feather controller on occasion to recharge the battery (no need to open things up and unplug the battery).

This would be the "easy" way.

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Re: Charging a LIon batter in a project

by Maker4091 on Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:06 pm

mikeysklar wrote:Would you be using one of our microcontrollers such as a Feather which have the LiPo battery connector (2-pin) JSTs?

If so you would get charging control and only need to plugin a USB cable to the Feather controller on occasion to recharge the battery (no need to open things up and unplug the battery).

This would be the "easy" way.



Yes I think a feather will do it. It needs to be small enough to fit into a handle and only power a few LEDs I was concerned about the power draw / recharging it. wasnt sure how to have a battery and charge it too

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