Cautionary Tales of Power – or why you should think about your project’s power needs sooner rather than later.
Awesome article. I always try to do “test runs” using the needed length of wire coiled up on the workbench before installing it all.
Excellent thoughts. Power - yes it requires some thought and planning to make things go more smoothly!
And a nice shout out to @Robert_Atkins app.
I also have to put in a plug for LEDstimator https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ledstimator/id945794010?mt=8 from our own @Robert_Atkins . It can’t make you think ahead, but it can make thinking ahead a little easier.
Now I need are two matched pairs of Anderson Powerpole connectors… and I have zero, so…
There’s also some awesome USB current meters out there, such as this one:
Over the years I’ve acquired about 3 or 4. I should do a write-up!
Those current meters measure up to 3A. That’s… rarely enough for me