hopefully I'll be getting lots of really great pictures and talking to some really cool people!
I am powering this off of 3xAAA batteries right now. The battery pack isn't too bad. Someone pointed out that I could have probably run this sucker for about a half hour off of those cr2032 button cells if I just skipped the on-board voltage regulator.
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