My lithium ion battery charged up last night, so I set off to make what would be possibly the ugliest thing I’ve ever made in my life.
First step was to figure out how to actually use such a battery. After several warnings against soldering directly onto the battery, I decided to snap off the component below:
And solder my circuit onto it:
The next question was how to secure the component to the battery. Turns out, not like this:
A lifetime later…