The Battery Calculator is designed to help you decide 'how much battery do I need for my robot?'
It is a supplement to the robot batteries tutorial. If you do not understand how to use this calculator, please read the tutorial first.
This calculator assumes the same battery is used for both motors (unregulated) and electronics (regulated).
Note that all entered values will be saved as a cookie on your computer (if you have cookies enabled) so you don't need to reenter anything on future visits.
Determine Motor Requirements (per motor):
Determine Electronics Requirements:
Battery Setup (pack means in series):
Remember to check the robot parts list to buy your batteries.
Note that this does not account for your the physics of your robot. To calculate the distance your robot is capable of traveling with a particular battery, check out the Robot Energy Calculator.
Estimated Time till Completion in the Robot Energy Calculator must also be lower than Typical Battery Life in this battery calculator.
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