PowerBoost 500 Shield SKU: 18938

PowerBoost 500 Shield

$19.95 USD

The Adafruit PowerBoost 500 Shield is a clever add-on for your MOBILE Arduino project. It’s a power supply, charger, and battery pack all-in-one.

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$19.95 USD


This well thought-out stackable shield sits on your standard Arduino-Uno-compatible development board and adds a portable, rechargeable power pack to your project. Add your own single Li-Ion / LiPoly battery, and you’re ready to go mobile.



  • Capable of supplying 500mA continuous current at 5V
  • Micro-USB connector
  • Optional Power Switch included
  • Built-in Li-Ion/LiPoly charging circuit with charging/charged indicator
  • Low battery indicator (2.2V)
  • Stackable Shield design (Uno-footprint compatible)
  • 53x69x2mm (2.1×2.7×0.08″)
  • 12.5g


  • ICSP port is blocked by the battery when using this product
  • BATTERY NOT INCLUDED. Requires single 3.7/4.2V Li-Ion / LiPoly cell

More Info

Weight 0.0217 kg
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 1 cm


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