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Well, a 60W/h battery would, in theory, power it for one day. I'd use something like an old motorcycle batter. (12V 10Ah) Which might run for 2 days continuous.

Then, charging, you'd want at a bare minimum, a 10Watt solar panel. That, at an average of 6 hours usable sunlight each day, could possibly keep you running. Get a few dark stormy days though, and you'd run out of juice I think.

Could be fun. I'm tempted to co-host my Pi in Austria now that I'm looking at using Arduinos for my project instead. (Order of magnitude less current drain and instant start, which is awesome)




> Well, a 60W/h battery would, in theory, power it for one day. I'd use something like an old motorcycle batter. (12V 10Ah) Which might run for 2 days continuous.

I do this currently with a raspberry pi in the front of my backpack, using a 4500mAH lithium ion battery I bought off Amazon. Works great. It gets about a 12 hour charge so far, but I haven't really been keeping careful track of battery life.

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You'd need a deep cycle battery. You'd kill a motorcycle battery pretty quickly. I'd strongly recommend a sealed battery too.

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I recommend picking up one of these on eBay: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radioisotope_thermoelectric_gen...

I "know a guy" who will recharge it for you.

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It is so choice. If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up.

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