Just got my photon powered by something that’s more user friendly if using more than one 5V peripheral.
UBEC = “Universal Battery Elimination Circuit” , and they are normally used in the RC world to power servos and what not off the main power supply.
It has a chip based Voltage Regulator that is superior to a linear regulator. gives off little to no heat, and noise reduction to supply “Clean” power.
To make it really useful i added a 5mm barrel jack for the input:
Nice for using external wall supplies.
For the output i just put some pins on for easy breadboard use:
Thanks for reading,
Hope this helps someone!