amps and volts and series and parallel.

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amps and volts and series and parallel.

Post by Klefmung » Sat May 13, 2006 10:11 pm

What would happen if you parallel wired batteries of different voltages or series wired batteries of different amp outputs? what would be the results?
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Post by marshallh » Sat May 13, 2006 10:31 pm

In both cases, the cells would reverse charge eachother and eventually start leaking.
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Post by Klefmung » Sun May 14, 2006 6:26 am

hmm.... sounds dangerous..... *decides not to test it*
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Post by timmeh87 » Sun May 14, 2006 9:40 am

in series there wouldnt be any reverse charging going on. but you would be limited by the size of the smaller battery. if you drained it to absolute dead all the time the smaller one would eventually get seriously damaged because it will get cycled much deeper than normal.
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