[App_rpt-users] USB Battery Bank that supports 'Pass Through Charging' and acts as a UPS for Allstar Nodes running on a Pi

Chris Curtis demoman at rollanet.org
Mon Jul 10 13:23:01 EDT 2017


That's how I power my piGATE.
12v battery charged via solar with a nearly identical converter w/usb port.

Good luck OP

Chris
KB0WLF

> -----Original Message-----
> From: App_rpt-users [mailto:app_rpt-users-
> bounces at lists.allstarlink.org] On Behalf Of Scott Zimmerman
> Sent: Monday, July 10, 2017 11:14 AM
> To: Users of Asterisk app_rpt; app_rpt
> Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] USB Battery Bank that supports 'Pass
> Through Charging' and acts as a UPS for Allstar Nodes running on a Pi
> 
> Ramesh,
> 
> If it were me, I would use a 7ah 12v backup battery with a "normal" 12v
> float charger, then use a buck converter to lower the
> voltage down to 5v. Something like this would do nicely:
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/262908222815
> 
> Using 12v storage makes things more "standard".
> 
> Just my 2c.
> 
> Scott
> 
> Scott Zimmerman
> Amateur Radio Call N3XCC
> 474 Barnett Road
> Boswell, PA 15531
> 



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