PiJuice is a new product being launched on KickStarter on 28th February 2015. It provides a wireless, off-grid power solution to for the Raspberry Pi. It can be used as the basis of a solar powered project or as an … Continue reading
The new RAVPower RP-PB13 is the second RAVPower battery in my collection and at 14000mAh it is also the largest. It packs in a massive 14000mAh of battery capacity which should be enough for even the most ambitious of Raspberry Pi projects!
Recently I was sent a new USB Power Bank by Lumsing. Rather than test it in isolation I decided to test against the three existing battery packs I already had. This would give a better point of comparison but would also … Continue reading
Over the last two years I’ve acquired a set of portable USB power banks. These are great for powering the Pi and the larger ones can keep a Pi running for many hours. In previous posts I’ve tested standard AA … Continue reading
One of the great things about the Raspberry Pi is that it is easy to go portable. What is even better is that because the Pi can accept 5V it will work with lots of power accessories designed for mobile … Continue reading
In my previous battery tests I’ve stuck to AA batteries. Mainly because I’ve got lots of them and I like their versatility. Recently I decided to buy a portable Li-on battery pack designed for recharging mobile phones and tablets while … Continue reading
Having previously run my Raspberry Pi from a set of AA batteries I decided to test all the different types I had available to see which ones lasted the longest. This wasn’t going to be a scientific test but I … Continue reading
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Interfacing a Raspberry Pi with a Radio Controlled car was on my list of projects so I need to experiment with powering the Pi from batteries. I had a number of basic requirements. Use AA batteries as I already had … Continue reading