Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - electronics - battery - batteries http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:10:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 RV Power Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/RV-Power-Monitor/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:10:01 PDT
Renew your Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) battery with Distilled Water! http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-your-Sealed-Lead-Acid-SLA-battery-with-Disti/
Renew your Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) battery with Distilled Water! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SKBT/I02YHU9M/FCISKBTI02YHU9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SKBT/I02YHU9M/FCISKBTI02YHU9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/SKBT/I02YHU9M/FCISKBTI02YHU9M.SMALL.jpg vanwinklec SLA stands for Sealed Lead Acid. It is a type of lead acid battery that more secure and can be found in anything from Home Security systems to electric bike batteries and just like Car Batteries which are standard Lead acid batteries, SLA batteries can dry up too!This instructable was inspired by ht...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:10:22 PDT
Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealed-battery-box-12v24v-with-a-switch/
Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/6BDP/HZ3YBNPN/F8Y6BDPHZ3YBNPN.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters In this instructable I will show you how to build a sealed battery box. It's not completely water tight but rain is no problem for it. Since building this I have found it to be a great mobile power supply for many things even running power tools while camping where there are no electric hookups.The ...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:49:03 PDT
Battery Tester and Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Tester-and-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:19:57 PDT
AAA/9volt Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/AAA9volt-Battery-Hack/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 14:27:09 PDT
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) http://www.instructables.com/id/hack-that-battery-pack-also-a-small-lesson-in-/
hack that battery pack! ( also, a small lesson in series, parallel, and series-parallel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/73W5/HK6XDCHV/FGP73W5HK6XDCHV.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box (be sure to check out the last step for some updated info and a how to for this method using 4 batteries, using four would increase the life span. i had to use three for the sake of saving space.) hack that battery pack!! we have all seen those 4 double a battery holders sold at radioshack, online,...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 15:19:07 PDT
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dove-Tail-Joint-a-Laser-Cut-Enclosure-Lip/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:46:29 PST
Build a 1S or 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion Battery Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-1S-or-37-Volt-Lithium-Ion-Battery-Pack/
Build a 1S or 3.7 Volt Lithium Ion Battery Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HHQD/GY4RACTE/FZHHHQDGY4RACTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HHQD/GY4RACTE/FZHHHQDGY4RACTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/HHQD/GY4RACTE/FZHHHQDGY4RACTE.SMALL.jpg Noblenutria After experimenting with many different cell configurations, I found a 3.7 volt pack (one without serial cell configurations) to be exceedingly simple and inexpensive.  It's more simple because you don't have to worry about different cells draining at different rates. In a 4S pack for example, one c...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 16:12:00 PST
How to Charge AAA Batteries with a Cordless Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Charge-AAA-Batteries-with-a-Cordless-Phone/
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 12:30:47 PDT
Bring Dead Ni-Cad Batteries Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Dead-Ni-Cad-Batteries-Back-To-Life/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2008 12:31:08 PST
Charge AAA NiMH Batteries in an AA Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Charge-AAA-NiMH-Batteries-in-a-AA-Charger/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2008 10:20:30 PDT
Cheap and Easy Battery Holder Version 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Holder-Version-1/
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