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kit:portable_power [2021/01/06 13:05]
steve [Hooking up a Power Bank]
kit:portable_power [2021/01/08 10:33]
steve [Overview]
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 ====== Running on Battery Power ====== ====== Running on Battery Power ======
 ===== Overview ===== ===== Overview =====
 +The text on this page is important, so please read it before you consider this Crowbox modification. 
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 +In addition to the information here, you can view our instructional video on converting a Crowbox to run from a USB Power Bank [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq9xL0tjDSg|here]].
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 ===== USB Power Banks ===== ===== USB Power Banks =====
 We had some great success running Crowbox prototypes from a USB Power Bank. **BUT BUT BUT** There are two very important features that a power bank must support in order to work properly with a Crowbox: We had some great success running Crowbox prototypes from a USB Power Bank. **BUT BUT BUT** There are two very important features that a power bank must support in order to work properly with a Crowbox:
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 As you can see, the business end of these two breakouts is the same- a terminal block which will make it easy for us to wire up USB power to our Crowbox without soldering. Choose whichever you prefer but I'll say that we lean towards the breakout cable. As you can see, the business end of these two breakouts is the same- a terminal block which will make it easy for us to wire up USB power to our Crowbox without soldering. Choose whichever you prefer but I'll say that we lean towards the breakout cable.
  
-You can view our instructional video on converting a Crowbox to run from a USB Power Bank [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq9xL0tjDSg|here]].+**You can view our instructional video on converting a Crowbox to run from a USB Power Bank [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jq9xL0tjDSg|here]].**
  
 ===== 12V Power Sources ===== ===== 12V Power Sources =====
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