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Saxx

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Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« on: January 12, 2015, 02:02:43 PM »
Hi folks

I thougt you might be interested in my latest project, a Moteino multisensor with (or without) display. You can read all about it on my site.  ;D

http://www.borngeek.net/Projects/Multi-purpose-moteino-sensor

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Re: Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 02:10:20 PM »
Very nice. I see you only use 2XAA, it might work just fine for a while, but the MCP1703 regulator would ideally expect at least 3.55V. Just saying...

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Re: Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2015, 02:15:56 PM »
Thanks Felix. I have been running prototypes with only 3V for at least 3 months straight, and I have connected it to the 3.3v pin.

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Re: Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2015, 02:40:00 PM »
Right, that is the "correct" way, although not endorsed, through "3.3" pin which bypasses the regulator.

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Re: Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2015, 02:43:51 PM »
I wish hardware and battery manufacturers could cooperate...  ;)

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Re: Multi purpose Moteino sensor
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2015, 06:17:03 PM »
Yeah, it would be nice for batteries to be 2V, then 2X would be 4V :)
LiPos are the alternative but I am finding they are not taking very cold temps very well.