18650 Battery Shield V3
If you’re worried about an open battery then you’re rightly so! It is better to cover it up with a proper and reliable shield. The 18650 Battery Shield v3 can serve the purpose. This shield will keep the battery well protected and eliminate any chances of a mishap while working with the single-board computers. Make sure that you opt for the best rather than blindly choosing a battery shield because there are various shields on offer with 18650 tag. This shield is the perfect companion for the protection of a 18650 battery.
18650 Battery Shield v3 Specifications
- It is an upgraded version (Revision 3) and comes with an input (Micro-USB) support
- Also contains a Type-A output USB port
- Supports 0.5A charging
- Features an output control switch
- Compatible from 5V to 8V voltage input
- Supports 5V/2A as well as 3V/1A outputs
- Contains Charging Indication LED
- 3x output ports support 3V
- 3x output ports support 5V
18650 Battery Shield v3 Description
The good thing is that the 18650 Battery Shield v3 works efficiently with different boards including Raspberry Pi and Arduino. It doesn’t let the output go over 2A which makes it highly recommended in you’re worried about the potential damage from overcurrent. There have been cases in the past where slight negligence resulted in flames and the ultimate destruction of the boards and connected components. It has never been a wise decision to avoid using the protective measures to ensure proper working of the electrical components.
Be mindful of the +/- terminals when setting the battery into the 18650 Battery Shield v3. A backward setup would destroy the chip instantly.