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I'll be putting together a 14.4v 5ah battery pack out of 12 solder tabbed C cells. The raw voltage will be fed into a 100w step up DC-DC converter to supply 18v to a single board computer, and also to two
I'm going to make an hexapod robot and I need a LiPo battery. The 20 servos (SG-5010), when moving, needs 12 A. I've already bought some servos in the past from Hobby king, and now I was wondering if you can suggest me a LiPo which works with my configuration: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_listCategoriesAndProducts.asp?idCategory=86&v=&sortlist=P
I want to buy from Europe to avoid custom duties. Also I'll need a charger. http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__216__408__-Battery_Chargers.html
Are there any "rules" when choosing a battery charger? Lets say I have a 5v supply with 500mA current. What should the charger specifications be?
Hey! I want to be able to put rechargeable batteries in my robot and then plug it into the wall to recharge...in other words, I don't want to pull the batteries out to recharge them. Can anybody give me some pointers on that?