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This 2xAA battery holder puts a nice finishing touch on your battery powered project. This holder features a removable, sliding cover, which is secured with a small Phillips head screw. Another bonus is the ON/OFF switch which can be used to control power to your project.
The leads are about 150mm and are terminated with a JST-XH (2.50mm pitch) connector.
Note: This battery holder is NOT compatible with the micro:bit. The micro:bit, Arduino Pro, and other boards utilize a JST-PH connector, not a JST-XH like this product has. You can find a micro:bit compatible battery pack here.
If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.
Skill Level: Noob - You don't need to reference a datasheet, but you will need to know basic power requirements.
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NOTE: this JST connector is series -XH (2.50mm pitch) it will NOT FIT into a standard JST-PH connector (2.00mm) like the through-hole connector (PRT-09749 ROHS) sold by sparkfun. The holder is OK-GOOD, switch seems solid, but I rated 3 stars since the JST spec is not given in the description, and there should be a JST-PH version available of this battery holder. I couldn't use this in my application...
I'm sorry. You're right, this connector doesn't match our other JSTs. I'll add a note to the product page to designate the JST type. Thank you for the information.
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Unfortunately, I am not the end user of this product so I couldn't provide a valuable feed back. I only process the ordering for my Newark.