Category Archives: Power

Raspberry Pi LogoPiJuice – The Portable Power Solution for the Raspberry Pi

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

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Raspberry Pi LogoRAVPower RP-PB13 14000mAh Li-on Battery Power Bank Test

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!

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Raspberry Pi LogoRaspberry Pi USB Power Bank Mega Test August 2014

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

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Raspberry Pi LogoLumsing 11000mAh Li-on Battery Power Bank Test

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

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Raspberry Pi LogoRAVPower 10400mAh Li-on Battery Power Bank Test

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

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Raspberry Pi Logo12000mAh Li-on Battery Power Bank Test

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

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Raspberry Pi LogoRaspberry Pi AA Battery Shoot-out

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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Raspberry Pi LogoRunning a Raspberry Pi from 6 AA Batteries

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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

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