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The LiFePO4wered/Pi+ is a high-performance battery power system for the Raspberry Pi. It can power a Raspberry Pi for up to nine hours from its battery (depending on installed battery size, Raspberry Pi model, attached peripherals, and system load) and can be left plugged in continuously.
Very few people care about power. It's not glamorous, it's inconvenient that you need it, and it's an afterthought in many projects. Yet, nothing works without it. Have you noticed how many project pictures hide the power supply? Most project pictures have a cable running off somewhere; even supposedly autonomous robots often have an umbilical cord run somewhere out-of-frame. People get excited about the processor, the radio, the servos, etc., but never about the power their creation needs. With LiFePO4wered/Pi+, that's completely fine -- you can concentrate on the rest of your awesome project knowing you have a reliable, clean, battery-backed power supply that will keep everything humming along.
This version is the 14500 size; it is a 600 mAh, 3.2 V LiFePO4 cell that supports up to 0.75 Amps of continuous load current. (full specification)
The LiFePO4wered/Pi+ with 14500 battery is compatible with all modern, genuine Raspberry Pi products (Model A+, Model B+, 2, 3, Zero, and Zero W) except the Pi 3 Model B+. In addition, the LiFePO4wered/Pi+ is compatible with the following non-Raspberry Pi single-board computers: Odroid C2, Nano Pi S2, Allwinner H3, and ASUS Tinker Board.
Smart charge controller:
Smart power manager:
Open source host-side tools (see GitHub repo):
Compact physical dimensions:
14500 size: 47 mm x 65 mm
The LiFePO4wered/Pi+ attaches to the host board using a header and mounting kit. By default, the header is non-stackable, meaning you can't add other boards once the LiFePO4wered/Pi+ is attached. However, there's an option for a stackable header which does allow other boards to be attached and powered.
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