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On the bench and ready to go
General Layout showing polarities. Note that on my connectors, the wire colors are: Yellow=Pack Positive; Black=3.7V Neg; and Red=Pack Neg. For the JST-PH connector, with the rib facing up as shown in the picture, + is on the left, and negative is on th
The Hyperion cell tabs are nickel plated and require no preparation, but I trim them by about half. Do one tab at a time! Duh. Just to be extra careful I leave the shrink on one tab while I cut the other.
Here's the trimmed cells layed out for soldering. That black thing on the upper right tab is shrink tube which I leave on there for the first part to avoid shorting while I work.
Here are the leads trimmed and stripped
Tinning the leads
Tinning the cell tab
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