What is it all about... well batteries of course
What is a battery?
A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power
Two guys who like batteries
Get your juice of batteries and stay fully charge
in no more than 35 minutes (we keep the podcast under 35 minutes)
Jeff and Mike attempt to get a handle on the myriad of options in the heated glove market.
As cooler weather depends upon New England, Mike and Jeff give an overview of a product segment they recently discovered that they believe you'll be hot for. Layering up for future episodes.Powered by Next Episode
Mike and Jeff react to Tesla's Battery Day announcements.Mike and Jeff react to Tesla's Battery Day announcements.
Jeff fills Mike in on the latest with his battery case builds and other purchases. They discuss some UPS options for Jeff's internet setup.
Jeff and Mike expand upon a recent Twitter thread to dive into "chargers" and break down what they are and the many different types of chargers that are around. #NotACarShow
Jeff discusses the current status of his recent battery pack parts acquisitions. Mike updates us on his shed.
Jeff and Mike host Lily and Mia from ROCKPALS who tell us about their battery (and non-battery) powered products for outdoor enthusiasts!
Do you like bigger batteries?
Mike and Jeff review 4 different power stations that are greater than 2000 Watt hours.
Jeff shares his recent battery container shopping experiences with Mike; and why you won't hear about it for quite some time.
Part 2 of our discussion with Dave Nanian as we cover some specific differences in user experience between the Model S and the Taycan. Also, charging infrastructure and the future.
Jeff and Mike host special guest Dave Nanian of Shirt Pocket software as Dave shares his electric vehicle story. We talk about Tesla Model S, BMW i3 and Porsche Taycan.
Mike and Jeff break down a handful of 500 Watt portable power stations, discussing features and options and which one might be the best for you.
Jeff and Mike close the gap on inductive charging.
We break down the history of the Qi charger
Jeff had some non-charging rechargeable batteries, buys some toys to diagnose the issues and has a surprising result. Mike changes a car battery.
Jeff and Mike discuss current battery events (pun intended).
They are out of this world (although in the same solar system)
Mike and Jeff review a number of battery packs and talk about price per milliamp-hour (among other things).
The 18650 battery is in more places than you know. Jeff and Mike explore this popular lithium-ion cell.
Mike and Jeff talk about inverters and how they relate to batteries.
Do you have the correct rating or is there too much noise in your signal?
Have you ever wondered what light temperature was ideal for when you're eating breakfast? Mike and Jeff didn't know this was a thing until this episode.
Mike and Jeff explore things surrounding charging items in your car, and alternate between calling it an outlet and a socket. Which is your preference?
Mike and Jeff speak with Shaun Pirie, Product Design Manager with Deciwatt https://deciwatt.global about their unique approach to product design and the sometimes extreme constraints under which their products must perform.
Shaun Pirie with
Mike and Jeff with some follow-ups to last week's episode. Batteries in the news. Battery powered lawn equipment and why Jeff needs to go shopping.
Batteries in the News. Mike has a vision, about a shed. We dedicate some air to battery powered cooling devices.
Mike and Jeff chat about eBikes and muse about what Tesla might be announcing next week.
Jeff and Mike offer up suggestions for how to properly dispose of your spent batteries, and they discover the Oxford Electric Bell.
Also, batteries in the news.
Mike and Jeff dig into Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and why you might want to consider getting one if you don't already own one.
Our apologies for a technical issue that resulted in us losing our recording for this week. We'll be back next week with a full show.
We dug into the following articles:
Solid State Batteries; Best Portable Chargers/Power BanksSolar Energy System uses Aluminum to Store EnergyThanks for your patience.
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Jeff and Mike continue their discussion of electric vehicles (EVs) and dig into lithium mining.
Mike and Jeff scratch the surface of battery-powered vehicles; including a little bit of history.
Goal Zero Part 2
We finish our talk with Bill Harmon
General Manager of Goal Zero
about the future of batteries and Goal Zero products to come.
Goal Zero Part 1
We talk with Bill Harmon
General Manager of Goal Zero
about the company, batteries
and other fun stuff like bikes
Don't be the one to close the Loop
Good safety Tips
Types of Chargers; USB 2; USB C
Jeff Goes Skiing
How Many Newtons in a Fig Newton
We talk the physics of Power
Try to Contain Yourself
Jeff replaces his car battery
Mike and Jeff Talk A;AA;AA
We discuss all this and much more...
STAY FULLY CHARGED!!!