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siempre.aprendiendo
05-30-2013, 04:40 AM
Which alternative and better battery (and charger) would you recommend for Bioloid?

tician
05-30-2013, 07:42 AM
If you are using a CM-5/510/530/700/900, you do not really have much choice of drop-in replacement batteries as the connector is available only from one company in South Korea. You could use a barrel connector, but that is a bit bulky. I've been using 4S LiFePO4 batteries with MX servos without issue, but I have not tested with AX servos (likely too high voltage at 4S, but 3S should do the trick for a while). Other than that, any 3S LiPo should work fine if you can overcome the connector issue.

Chargers: I really like the one offered in the trossen shop. It works on just about everything and can do anything you need for a rechargeable battery within its voltage and chemistry limits. I have a version of it with an internal AC/DC power supply, so no external SMPS is required.