Custom Battery Packs from PowerStream
Battery Chemistry Tutorial and FAQ
Battery Technology Comparison Chart
Resources for designing battery packs:
Capacity and Cost of NiMH and NiCad Cells
Chart of Standard Cylindrical Battery Sizes
How to Design Battery Packs
Low Power Connector FAQ
Other useful tidbits:
How to Charge Sealed Lead Acid Batteries
How To Charge NiCad Batteries
How to Charge NiMH Batteries
How to get a custom battery pack from PowerStream
The easiest way to get a custom battery pack is to call one of our friendly engineers and let him do all the work. But it helps to do some of the thinking before hand. The PowerStream website links given above give you a lot of information about battery pack design, size and capacities of available batteries.
For example, look at the pages concerning Battery Pack Design, Size of Cylindrical Batteries, and Capacity and Cost of Nickel Cadmium and Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries. These will help you get an idea of what is possible, and a ball park of how much it will cost.
There is also a connector page with some of the properties of more common connectors that are used on battery packs.
Things to consider are: