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Yes Richard is right.
Keep in mind that, when a car wakes up, it does two things:
1 - it checks if it is receiving a signal from its own controller
2 - if not, it checks if any controllers are sending a programming request
As soon as a signal from its own controller is received, the car cannot be programmed by any other controllers, i.e. it stops listening for programming commands.

What happens if you try to reprogram two cars at the same time is quite undetermined, you may end up with zero, one, or two cars being programmed - so you'll better stick to Richard's advice.

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Note that the SCP-1 and its cartridge can be powered from the USB type connector near the top.
I'll let you have the wiring details next week if you want.
 

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Yes you are probably right, sorry - off my head only 1.1. can be powered from the battery port.

Actually, I am convinced that it is way more convenient to have a battery pack attached to the cable, and inside your pocket, rather than attaching it to the top of controller, making it heavier

IMHO possibly the most cost-effective solution is 6 AA or 6 AAA batteries - especially if you already have them: get a cheap battery holder:
http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/1156
put your cells in and you get a lot of time on batteries. AA cells NiMH have at least 2000 mAh, AAA around 900/1000 which will provide you with plenty of playing time.

If want you use a 9V rechargeable, I'd suggest getting a 9.6V like this
rechargeable.http://www.atbatt.com/product/24293.asp
that also has a good capacity (230 mAh)

More pricey (as you need a custom charger) but probably good for 9V
http://www.batterymart.com/p-r-li9600-9vol...on-battery.html
http://www.batteryjunction.com/ipowerus-9v-500.html

Probably 6xAAA or 6xAA is the cheapest solution. In terms of capacity 6XAAA is twice as much as a LiPo 9V, 6xAA 4 or 5 times more.
 
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