Quick Tip: Make a Coin Cell Pack Using Heat Shrink Tubing

Ever been working on a project and needed a really quick way to hold some coin cells? Jeremy Cook showcases a method of creating a battery pack both quickly and easily by using heat shrink tubing. His method of wrapping the wires around the thier insulation is important. I’ve tried compression mounts for cr2032 flat batteries like this and getting a good connection is difficult. Jeremy seems to have found a great way around the issue.


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