Amiga 2000 Emergency Repair

Amiga 2000 Emergency Repair

Big corporations spend small fortunes on ensuring their computer systems keep working and that they are often repaired shortly in an emergency. You wouldn’t anticipate an emergency restore on an Amiga 2000, although. [RETR-O-MAT] purchased an Amiga 2000 that did boot, however was recognized to have a leaky battery on the motherboard. He wished to […]

This Smart Pill Uses A Stomach Acid Battery

This Smart Pill Uses A Stomach Acid Battery

[Curt White] is engaged on a smart pill whose copper-zinc battery will use his own stomach acid as the electrolyte. It’s not that uncommon of an concept, MIT examined the same strategy in a pig. It’s additionally higher than utilizing lithium ion batteries, one thing we covered in this PSA. Smartpill circuit diagram His start […]

An E-Bike Battery Pack Without Spot Welding

An E-Bike Battery Pack Without Spot Welding

In considerably of a departure from their regular fare of heavy metallic mods, [Make It Extreme] is engaged on a battery pack for an e-bike that has some fascinating design options. The guts of the pack are just about what you’d anticipate – recovered 18650 lithium-ion cells. They don’t go into particulars, however we assume the […]

Tesla's subsequent California power storage challenge could also be its largest but

The batteries would, as elsewhere, assist sustain with “local capacity requirements” by supplying electrical energy at moments when energy vegetation aren’t sufficient to satisfy demand. Provided the CPUC approves the tasks, they’d be prepared between late 2019 and late 2020. It may be a frightening feat to launch a storage battery system this huge. Tesla’s […]

NTSB: Model S battery caught hearth twice after Florida crash

The identical report additionally detailed the crash itself, noting that the sedan was touring at 116MPH earlier than it collided twice with a residential wall, catching hearth the second time round. Tesla has since instituted a speed limiting feature to stop these sorts of incidents. As The Verge observed, there have been fires like this […]

GM is supplying next-gen batteries for Honda EVs

GM’s improvements intend to chop electrical battery prices in half — which is big, given their typical pricetag between $10,000 and $12,000, sources instructed Reuters earlier within the 12 months. The deal will assist Honda velocity up EV manufacturing after 2020. It’s not the automaker’s first collaboration with GM: In early 2017, the pair went […]

Tesla Model 3 Battery Pack Teardown

Tesla Model three Battery Pack Teardown

The Tesla Model three has been obtainable for nearly a yr now, and hackers and tinkerers everywhere in the world are desperate to dig into Elon’s newest experience to see what makes it tick. But whereas it’s significantly cheaper than the Model S that got here earlier than it, the $35,000+ USD price ticket on […]

A Li-Ion Booster Pack, Done Right

A Li-Ion Booster Pack, Done Right

We’re all used to battery booster packs containing a Li-ion or Li-poly cell and a bit of inverter circuit, they’re a regular a part of 21st century each day survival for these moments when smartphone battery lives don’t carry out as marketed. But how many people have thought-about what goes into them, and additional how […]

Seagate's arduous drive/battery fanny pack is made for VR

Warpped round the primary physique is a built-in micro-USB cable with a USB-C adapter on the finish (thus making it suitable with a bigger vary of devices, particularly smartphones for information backup functions). This can then be plugged into an extension twine, with its L-shaped USB-C plug going into the highest of the Vive Focus. […]

Apple offers $50 refund for some 2017 iPhone battery replacements

Apple affords $50 refund for some 2017 iPhone battery replacements

Having began a discounted iPhone battery replacement program on the finish of December 2017, Apple is now offering $50 refunds to prospects who paid earlier within the yr to interchange iPhone 6 or later gadgets’ batteries. The refund seems to be the newest step in shielding the corporate towards class-action lawsuit damages regarding final yr’s iPhone battery […]