Photon Battery Shield

Product Code: 1727
by Particle
£11.77 inc VAT
£9.81 ex VAT
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The Photon battery shield provides you with an easy way to power your Photon module with a Lithium polymer battery. Not only can the battery shield power your Photon but you will also be able to charge a LiPo battery through it as well. The board comes with a JST connector for your single cell LiPo battery and utilizes the Photon's on-board micro-USB connector for the charge input.

This battery shield uses a MCP73831 for LiPo charging and a MAX1704X for fuel gauging. This is a very simple shield for your Photon to provide it basic and on-the-go power wherever and whenever you might need it! The Photon battery shield comes with the headers already soldered on, so you can plug and play!

The Particle Photon is a tiny WiFi development kit for creating connected projects and products. Sporting a 120Mhz ARM Cortex M3 and built-in WiFi, the Photon is not only powerful, but easy to use. The small form factor is ideal for IoT projects with cloud-connectivity.

Note: Not only can this shield operate with the Photon, it can also be used with the Particle Core!

  • Headers and Connectors Pre-Soldered
  • Compatible with the Photon and the Core