[chbot] LiPo 1200mAh 3.7V

Mark Atherton markaren1 at xtra.co.nz
Fri Jul 31 05:40:50 BST 2020

Trademe "1200maH" found this


as almost the first item. Not quite what you are looking for but maybe a 
way to find something locally ?


On 31/07/2020 3:51 PM, Stephen Irons wrote:
> I am looking for a few (2--5) LiPo batteries, around 1200 mAh 3.7 V with 
> 2 mm JST connector, size about 50 x 35 x 7 mm.
> The BOM calls for 
> https://nicegear.nz/product/lithium-ion-polymer-battery-1200mah but they 
> are out of stock with no ETA -- they seem to be tricky to bring into the 
> country at this time.
> Spare lithum cells seem tricky to buy from overseas. We buy AA Li-ion 
> batteries in pairs inside cheap-as torches (and throw away the garbage 
> housing) so they are shipped as consumer items, rather than spare 
> batteries. But I have not found an off-shore source for these LiPos in a 
> consumer device.
> I have looked at a few online hobby shops -- drones often use small 
> lipos -- but have not had any success.
> Fairly urgent (10--14 days is when other offshore items are arriving), 
> and I am happy to pay for DHL or similar shipping, but if they are 
> really not available in NZ, we will have to think of an alternative.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Stephen Irons
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