>Total batteries needed at above rate = 2,500W/h per day/11.1W/h per battery = 225 batteries, @ $20 for ten = $450.45"
Heh, that's rather a surprising figure. Good investigative work Grommet.
>So batteries are THE BIGGEST cost driver, I believe.
Actually, it's the actuators. By far since we're planning to give the software -- certainly the most expensive 'part' in the end -- away for free
. We are all probably looking at ~US$5K+ for them in a moderate setup for a life-sized (145cm+) robowaifu r/n. This is the primary impetus behind the more sophisticated design approaches that Kiwi and myself are attempting here. To wit: keep the skeletal, shell, and [everything else]'s mass
down, and you can (potentially) significantly reduce
the actuation power needed to motivate the dynamics of your robowaifu's systems (make her move) : (>>4313
). This could effectively cut the actuation costs down by half (or more), all the while making her more nimble and pleasing, humanly-speaking. This cost factor is also my own primary motivator for attempting to devise opensauce actuator winding-systems so Anon can create his own, saving even more on costs (with scale).
While I really appreciate your points Anon, simply put I don't think there are any other reasonable alternatives to us for mobile power contained within our robowaifu's bodies than batteries
. If that's in fact the case, then the onus is on us all to devise the best compromise between cost+weight+power-density+QoL-aesthetics . R/n that best compromise means Li-ion batteries
. Hopefully, better, lighter, cheaper solutions will be discovered in the future but for now I believe that's our best choice hands-down. Thankfully, scientists & engineers the world over currently are aggressively pursuing research into newer electrical power storage systems. So who knows? We may see some major breakthroughs soon.
Thanks for these good posts and for all your creative, out-of-the-box thinking Anon!
>"Somewhere on the board, can't find the link, I did a quick, very dirty, cost accounting."
BTW, if you can think of good keywords then you might use Waifusearch
) to help you find them? Cheers. :^)
Edited last time by Chobitsu on 08/19/2023 (Sat) 18:45:14.