Battery babysitter + 6000mAh

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Battery babysitter + 6000mAh

Postby rickard.eklof » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:50 pm

Hi!

I'm building a project which needs to be battery powered for quite some time without recharging. I also want a battery monitor that will tell me the status of the battery.
I found these two parts:

* Battery babysitter (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13777)
* LiIo Battery 6Ah (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13856)

I could not find any answer if these two components would work together since the Battery is 3-cell and the babysitter states "charging cingle-cells". I've read some article about balanced loading would make it OK to charge them - so I'm not sure what the answer is.

Q1. Can these two parts be used together? (Both charging and monitoring)
Q2. If not, are there alternatives that suit my requirements?

Thanks!
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Re: Battery babysitter + 6000mAh

Postby TCIII » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:17 am

Hi Richard,
The battery you want to use has a nominal voltage of 3.7V (single LiPo cell). There are three single cell 2,000 mahr LiPo batteries wired in parallel in the battery case to provide a 6,000 mahr output of 3.7v. It will definitely work with the Battery Babysitter.
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