I’d like to power my Photon with a 7,4V 2 Cell LiPo I have. (I need the voltage to power 4 DC motors aswell.)
I was thinking of connecting it through a 5V step down directly to VIN but read that doing so might damage the Photon.
Should I consider getting the power shield? Will I be able to just connect the LiPo into the 7-20V DC input and be done with it?