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Battery damaged?

If the battery cost less than the thing you're powering, then you should probably discard the battery. If you're stubborn (or very strapped for cash) and the battery didn't catch fire when the ...
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How to decide the battery power for my robot

The Ah rating is a measure of charge - how many amps the battery can supply, for how long. In your case you need 5A for 1 hour, and that is simply 5 Ah. You multiply the current by the time required, ...
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How should I power my servo motor with the Adafruit PCA9685 chip?

Have you tried to connect the PAD supplied with the HSB servo the fifth picture on this page? It is not necessary but in the case that your battery is fully loaded it an cause an overload if you don't ...
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AUV Lipo Battery capacity

You don't gave all information that are needed for such calculations. However, the technical details of the Thrusters give a peak consumption of 350 Watts each. So you have 6 of them, makes overall 2....
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Alternative for a 18650 2200mAh 3.7V Li-on battery

Welcome to Robotics, Jacques. Robot cars are a fun way to start down the slippery slope attractive activity of robotics. You won't run out of things to aspire to. Is higher capacity safe? Yes. The ...
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Connect LiPo battery to Arduino Motor Driver Shield for RC Boat

You connect a battery to the shield via the power input terminal as described in the data sheet you linked. Refer to figures 1 and 4, and table 1.
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How can I charge a 11,1 volt LiPo akku?

What exactly are you trying to do? You have an 11.1 volt, 5000mAh battery pack. That is, you have a (11.1*5)V-Ah battery pack, or a 55.5 Wh battery pack. A micro USB connector can safely pass 9W of ...
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Battery damaged?

I'm 14, please pardon me for any rookie sentences... As far as my knowledge goes with Lithium Polymer batteries(not very far), they don't explode with a Hollywood style explosion, where flames go ...
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Battery damaged?

Assessing damage from a picture isn't going to tell you anything concrete. If you're already considering discarding this battery, you might as well test its electrical properties (and physical ...
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