4 April 2023 | Energy, How Does it Work?, Video |
Everything these days is powered by batteries: power tools, mowers, cars, etc.
But why does this even work?
A quick look at the power provided by lithium-based batteries should make even armchair techies cringe!
Something doesn’t add up…
So, what’s The Secret?
15 September 2020 | Do-It-Yourself, Video |
I’ve been looking for a cheap battery tab spot welder for 18650 lithium-ion cells for awhile now.
The usual ones just aren’t worth the cost. For example, for half the cost of a welder, I could buy at least 2 brand new power tool battery packs.
Enter the $16.99 Portable Mini Spot Welder!
At that price, it was worth a shot…
21 April 2017 | Gizmos, How Does it Work?, Video |
You’ve got a cordless power tool or two. And that means you’ve got some over-priced Li-ion battery packs to run them.
What about cheaper aftermarket packs?
Are they good? Are they crap? Are they worth it?
Find out in this action-packed video…
21 June 2015 | Gizmos, How Does it Work? |
If you’ve got any kind of gizmo – laptop, tablet, e-book reader, cell phone, MP3 player, cordless screwdriver or drill, etc. – then you’re using lithium-ion batteries all the time.
Lithium-ion batteries, often abbreviated as Li-ion, are extremely common these days.
But what about so-called Lithium Polymer batteries, also called LiPo or Li-poly batteries? Are they really better?
If you believe the marketing folks, yes they are. But, as it turns out, you’ve been fooled just like me!