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Postby Paul Vermeeren » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:33 pm

Hi,

I want to replace the battery power for my PicoBorg Reverse - Advanced Motor Controller to wall power. Because i don't want to spend a fortune on battery's. Could someone help me? On Google and Youtube I only found how to replace a 4AA holder. But I don't want to use a holder or something.

Greetz,

Paul

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Postby BMS Doug » Mon Nov 09, 2015 9:45 am

I converted a bunch of LED string lights to run permanently from mains power by soldering an adapter plug into the circuit.

I took one of these Image and cut one of the output pinsImage apart to expose the connections. then I made sure I marked the polarity so that if the connector became unplugged It would go back the right way around.

Given that a PicoBorg would not tolerate a reversed voltage anywhere near as well as a string of LEDs I would probably not do this technique for the PicoBorg, instead I would Wire the lead from the plug permanently into the circuit.

Ensure that you have the polarity correct, applying the wrong polarity could be expensive.

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