- on Power Supplies
- Published in issue 7/2007 on page 0
Multi-Purpose NiCd & NiMH Charger
Unless your robot is frugal enough to make do with primary cells without breaking the bank, or is environmentally-friendly and runs off solar panels, it will probably need to use rechargeable batteries as its energy source.
Although very many chargers are currently available, they’re not always suitable for our needs, in terms of the types and number of batteries they can handle. What’s more, certain of them do not take very good care of the batteries entrusted to them, which can seriously shorten their life.