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Re: Batteries

On Mon, Jan 17, 2000 at 12:00:35PM -0500, Joyce Poon wrote:
> Is it really that wise to directly charge our robot from an AC socket?  I
> forsee current/voltage surges which we may regret...  I believe some

Not charge our robot --- power our robot.  If you forsee
current/voltage surges, then it is because you have never built such a
transformer before.  Surges should not be an issue at all.

> firefigters group have to build self-recharging mechanisms (I don't know

Irrelevant for our purposes.  They are charging the robot, we would be
powering the robot.

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