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Author Topic: Connection question  (Read 1471 times)
rosebarn
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« on: July 18, 2008, 03:17:08 PM »

Hi there

I have 4 x 110ah batteries which I am trying to connect in parallel  (positive to positive, negative to negative - to keep 12v).

The batteries have standard car-battery like terminals, even though they are deep cycle leisure batteries.

What is the best way to connect them and when I connect the charger  - should I move it around between the batteries?

Thanks

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« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2008, 03:30:01 PM »

Ideally, all the positive leads from each battery should be the same length and type of cable, ditto for the negatives......then all the positives joined at one point, all the negatives at another - it doesn't look very pretty, but it ensures that each battery bears/gives the same load........... Roll Eyes
here's chapter and verse......  http://www.smartgauge.co.uk/batt_con.html
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-and to answer your original question, attach the charger "after" the equal joining! Wink
« Last Edit: July 18, 2008, 03:32:47 PM by martin » Logged

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