Using a 3.6v AA Battery?

Would it be safe to use a 3.6v AA battery to provide supply voltage to an ATMEGA and RFM12B without going through a voltage regulator?

Specs for the RFM12B state maximum voltage of 3.6v but is it a bit too close for comfort?

boelle's picture

Re: Using a 3.6v AA Battery?

is an aa not only 1.5v ? even 2 would be 3v... or have you got hold on something special?

StuntMonkeh's picture

Re: Using a 3.6v AA Battery?

You can buy 3.6v AA Lithium batteries from most electronics suppliers.

I have one powering a Jeenode but I was wondering if it was worth bypassing the voltage regulator.

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