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by Dave
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS PICO HV3.0B+ Battery failed?
Replies: 8
Views: 100

Re: UPS PICO HV3.0B+ Battery failed?

I thought I would test this unit again by pulling the power cable (to simulate power failure) and I was somewhat surprised that the whole unit died. Upon re-powering the unit, I notice that the BAT LED is on constantly. Running the pico_status.py script, gives me a Battery voltage of 0v. I have of ...
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS pico battery type 0x43
Replies: 6
Views: 78

Re: UPS pico battery type 0x43

You'll need to set your battype to 0x50 for lipo
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS pico battery charging status and Magic Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: UPS pico battery charging status and Magic Switch

This could be an issue with the firmware version you are running (as mentioned in your other post). Update the firmware to 0xE3 and see if that does the trick. Also check which version of Pico you have (as detailed in your other post) to confirm which battery register you need to use. LiPo is the ch...
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Latest UPS pico stable firmware question
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Latest UPS pico stable firmware question

Yes, I would recommend using the current stable release, 0xE3
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS pico battery type 0x43
Replies: 6
Views: 78

Re: UPS pico battery type 0x43

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You should be able to see from the attached image. The board with the additional components is the Advanced/Stack/TopEnd model
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Problem with E-ink display 2.13 inch
Replies: 11
Views: 228

Re: Problem with E-ink display 2.13 inch

I'm really sorry about that.

I have raised this issue with Waveshare (CC'd you on in the email) Hopefully they will get back to you some some additional support.
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Latest UPS pico stable firmware question
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Latest UPS pico stable firmware question

Please check the github wiki for the latest version of the firmware - https://github.com/modmypi/PiModules/wi ... are-Update
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS pico battery charging status and Magic Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: UPS pico battery charging status and Magic Switch

The pico will only charge the battery when needed. If the battery is fully charged then the charger will be automatically switched off. After some time running the Pico on battery, without mains power, the battery will drain. Once mains power is applied again, the battery will automatically be charg...
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: UPS pico battery type 0x43
Replies: 6
Views: 78

Re: UPS pico battery type 0x43

Depending on what model of pico you have. depends on what the register should be set to.

Could you let me know your order ID, so I can double check which model you have please.
by Dave
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: What happened with Technical Support afer acquisition by Pi Hut
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: What happened with Technical Support afer acquisition by Pi Hut

Things have been a bit crazy here at ModMyPi, but we are still managing the forums until the transition has been completed. We apologise for the slightly slower response time!