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Question: Can we power the GURU PLUG by battery or USB Huh
Yes. We can do that - 3 (100%)
No. We can't!!! - 0 (0%)
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dentder
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« on: January 14, 2011, 02:48:14 PM »

I would like to put GURU PLUG on the robot. But I don't know how to power GURU + by battery. Any idea???
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pagercam
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2011, 03:58:26 PM »

The board only needs five volts so a battery and regulator should work fine.  USB in high power mode is limited to 500mA and we need 1A+ so USB wouldn't be a good option.
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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2011, 02:40:14 AM »

The board only needs five volts so a battery and regulator should work fine.  USB in high power mode is limited to 500mA and we need 1A+ so USB wouldn't be a good option.

right!
you can use an mc7805 plugged to the robot's battery....or you can, as pagercam said, buy a battery regulator!

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