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Tired of replacing batteries and stuff

Jan WaclawekJan Waclawek 04/20/2018 at 08:200 Comments

So, a basic characteristic is, that gadgets have some primary power source and some means to convert/condition it to voltage needed for their working. To be able to run when the primary source is not available, there is some means to store energy, and the "converter" has to cope with the requirements of the storage, too, convert  voltage back from storage to "application", and switch appropriately between primary/storage source and app/app+storage as power consumer.

Primary power source may be:

Storage may be: