[Linux-aus] ArkPak 12V/240V Battery Box hacks

Peter Lawler linux-aus at bleeter.id.au
Mon Jan 13 09:51:10 EST 2014

On 13/01/14 09:32, Kevin Maciunas wrote:

> (1) It lets you select the battery.  So the "device" isn't actually "a"
> device..  It is many :)
Yeah I probably should've called it a 'unit' or 'product' (*see below)

 > (2) You'll need to get familiar with the lead/acid chemistry...

> The cheapest source of suitable widgets
> is probably the Arduino form factor kit - the ATMega controllers are
> 12bit analogue which is probably enough to figure depth of discharge.

Top idea, 99! I blame poor coffee for not thinking of that earlier (*see 

Thanks, greatly appreciated :)


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