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How to add rechargeable lithium battery to the mBot

How to install battery under mCore device

  1. Place the battery into Battery Holder
  2. Please ensure the wire should pass from the side slip.

  1. Secure the holder underneath the mBot mCore case.
  2. Connect the battery wire to the JST connector on the mCore board.

How to charge a battery?

  1. The battery can be charge using USB port on the mBot.
  • The USB can be connected to computer or Australian certified USB wall adapter.

How long battery needs for the charging?

  1. Battery can take up to 3 to 4 hours to charge. Please ensure the battery is not left charged over a long time of period. The LED next to battery JST connect will indicate Green or Red colour for fully charged and not charged condition of the battery respectively.

Cautions

  1. Battery should never be used without plastic enclosure case shown in Assembly step 1.
  • Never leave battery charging unattended.
  • Ensure the water or any liquid is not spilled over the electronics.

Product links

mBot battery – https://www.pakronics.com.au/products/mbot-v1-1-rechargable-batteries

 

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Steam Sensor

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