Battery for ODROID XU4

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Battery for ODROID XU4

Unread post by odroid_newuser » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:40 am

Hi, I read that one needs a battery that can provide 5V 4A to operate this board. Any product recommendation? I cannot find such battery. Thanks.

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Re: Battery for ODROID XU4

Unread post by venkatbo » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:58 am

There seem to be a few good 20000mAh battery packs (5v, 2+amps per port) on amazon. You may be able to wireup 2 such ports to give you a total of 4+amps...

That may give you 3~4hrs of runtime at 4amp usage (see calculators for this). It may take 5~6times longer to charge. Given all this, practically speaking, it appears the pack will have to almost be constantly getting charged when providing juice to the XU4. That defeats the whole purpose of using a battery pack...

Pl search for earlier posts on this topic. Maybe those posts have appropriate workarounds.

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Re: Battery for ODROID XU4

Unread post by rooted » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:07 am

You won't be running at 4A constantly so the battery will last longer than that.

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Re: Battery for ODROID XU4

Unread post by odroid » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:29 am

This information must be useful.
viewtopic.php?f=97&t=17944&p=233659#p233659

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