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Use Li-ion Batteries Instead of Alkaline

528 bytes added, 15:29, 5 December 2019
* Depending on the metal battery clip style and plastic thickness, the battery positive terminal may not make good contact, without carving some of the plastic away with a knife.
== Cost savingsanalysis==
* Total cost of this design: $1.37 US
* A [https://www.amazon.com/MakerFocus-18650-Battery-Shield-Raspberry-Arduino/dp/B07PS7DT62 similar commercial product] is about $8 US.# Estimate your costs* Printing this design, as opposed to buying from Amazon, yields 580% savings# Find a commercial equivalentHowever - I think it is more appropriate to compare the cost of the above design with what most consumers would be doing, cite it buying and put the throwing away Alkaline AA cells. a [url in square bracketshttps://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-Performance-Alkaline-Batteries-Count/dp/B00MNV8E0C/ 48-pack of AA cells]# Calculate can be purchased for $14 US, yielding a per-cell price of $ savings and % savings0.29. Assuming 2 AA batteries would need to be replaced in a device each year, this design pays for itself in just over 2 years time. If an environmental cost is factored into the production/disposal of Alkaline AA's, the payoff time is shorter.
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