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How to attach rechargeable battery to PiStorms

How to attach rechargeable battery to PiStorms

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Prepare PiStorms

Attach Pins to PiStorms Power Terminal and fasten the screws

Prepare PiStorms

 

Attach PiStorms to Frame

Attach Pi to your Frame with screws and attach PiStorms on its GPIO pins.

PiStorms on Frame

 

Attach Battery PCB to PiStorms

Attach Battery PCB on the back, ensure to engage the power pins correctly.

Engage the PiStorms pins correctly

 

Fasten the PCB with screws

Fasten the PCB with screws.

Connect wire

 

 Attaching charging adapter

Attach your charging adapter to the socket on the board, as in picture below:

Attach Charging adapter

 

Notes

The charger circuit cuts-off the charging when the battery is full.

If you are using this for desk use, you can keep the charging adapter connected, (that way, the battery is being charged while it is being used). You can then disconnect the charging adapter wire when you want to run your robot.

Comments (2)

Martin K 09.17.2016
Does this rechargeable battery also Power the raspberry pi or do I need an extra battery for the pi?
Deepak P 09.17.2016
Yes, the battery supplies power to the Pi also.
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