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Author Topic: quickie about battery cable sizes......  (Read 1311 times)
jules27
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« on: January 25, 2009, 03:52:23 PM »

 i have 6 x 2v x 200 ahr  batteries connected in series then the same connected parallel  with 10mm copper cable , one cable of about 1 metre one of about 30cms . my questions are :

1) Is the thickness of this cable ok ? Considering there is only 80ws too keep them  charged /topped up and no current will be drawn from them until i m in situ again
 thankyou hope someone can help
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2009, 04:43:22 PM »

Why put a cable in now that will need uprating later?

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« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2009, 05:31:58 PM »

because i have very little time on site ...... and want too preserve batteries primarily....
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