20 Nov 2022 » 2022 battery choices updateThis week I had reason to revisit Why we are using AA batteries when working on battery storage. I was looking at the batteries I have, and how I store them, and how I keep track of them. I’ve been using the same batteries for a while, and I’ve been using the same charger for a while. If you are learning robotics at home, battery choices are important, and I thought I’d share my thoughts on this.more...
19 Nov 2022 » Battery Storage - simple dividerWhen I’m testing robots, I tend to use a lot of AA batteries. My preference is to use NiMH rechargeables. One issue is that the charger I have can only charge four, while some of my robots may use 12. So I have to charge them in batches. See Why we are using AA batteries for why I use AA batteries when building robots.more...