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Powerboost 1000 Overheating? Answered

Hello! I bought everything off of the list from Adafruit that you provided and I was testing the Powerboost 1000 board with the battery, but the powerboost board keeps overheating the moment the battery gets plugged in. What should I do?

I have already tested the battery's polarity and it was good. I tried adding a 2.2k resistor to the Li-ion board but the powerboost continues to overheat.

PS. this is my first project

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bekathwia (author)2018-01-02

What's connected to the other ends of the black and red wires? It sounds like you may have a short circuit of some kind.

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