Following my desastrous experiment of a battery powered sensor, I am searching for a way to have an outdoor sensor that would last a bit.
From what I have as option (but there must be more since we have a hardware category !):
- Li-On 3.7 V batteries
- LiPo 3.7 V batteries
- solar pannels
I have seen some kitts such as the Seedstudio Stalker which includes board, battery, waterproof box and an arduino and xbee radio for €50.
I will try some BRC 18650 Battery 5000mAh 3.7v, but I would need advice on how using a solar pannel with batteries...
Thanks in advance for your ideas,
jesse last edited by jesse
I recommend a single or double USB 18650 battery bank. You can get a solar panel and attach the leads to a 5v USB regulator. You can use a USB cable to connect the solar panel w/ 5v regulator to the input on the 18650 battery bank.
The output of the battery bank can be connected to the micro controller.