LiPo chargers again

Preamble

Following on from GhettoVaper – an extended GhettoVape III, I thought that I would add, if possible, the ability to balance charge the LIPos via a micro USB port. However, as the battery configuration is 2P, and not 2S, it may not be possible.

This time we are looking at PCB chargers, and Battery Management Systems (BMS).

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LiFePo4 Batteries

Preamble

LiFePo4 batteries are safer to use than LiPo, but there are some drawbacks. They are often used in RC for transmitters. This blog was initially part of RC Transmitters – Turnigy 9XR Pro, but has become its own separate article. Continue reading LiFePo4 Batteries