The LilyPad Simple Power is a simple e-textile board with a 500mA charge rate that lets you connect and charge a lipo battery and switch it on or off, that's it! We provide you with a JST connector and a slide switch, you supply the battery and sewing skills! With this LilyPad Simple Power, you should find no trouble in added a bit of power to your next wearable circuit.
LilyPad is a wearable e-textile technology developed by Leah Buechley and cooperatively designed by Leah and SparkFun. Each LilyPad was creatively designed to have large connecting pads to allow them to be sewn into clothing. Various input, output, power, and sensor boards are available. They're even washable!
Note: A portion of this sale is given back to Dr. Leah Buechley for continued development and education of e-textiles.
Default charge rate is 500mA. You should be careful of what LiPo battery you choose. It's not good to have a lower capacity battery and charge the LiPo at a higher rate.
Whether it's for assembling a kit, hacking an enclosure, or creating your own parts; the DIY skill is all about knowing how to use tools and the techniques associated with them.
Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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