Why battery makers keep us in the Dark Ages

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FrancoD Forum Pro • Posts: 13,975
Re: Why battery makers keep us in the Dark Ages

Lee Jay wrote:

FrancoD wrote:

Lee Jay wrote:

FrancoD wrote:

Li S was patented in 1960 but has only been used in some industrial applications, nothing "portabe" has come out so far.

Well....

https://sionpower.com/2014/sion-powers-lithium-sulfur-batteries-power-high-altitude-pseudo-satellite-flight/

Does that fit inside a camera ?

I was only pointing out that it was portable.

But, yes, they were small enough.

Sion have now switched to Lithium Metal cells, as far as I can see the smallest they have is this one

That plane had 16 kg of those batteries. They must have had a lot of individual cells all wired up together. (the Zephyr 8 has 24 kg)*

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbus_Zephyr

Just for curiosity , you did not think that I would check , did you ?

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