Can two 12-volt trolling motors be run off the same battery?

Answer Marine deep-cycle batteries are designed to run multiple applications such as radios, lights, fish finders and trolling motors, at one time. According to the marine safety site,, t... Read More »

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I have 1.2 volt battery with 2500 mAh. Can i run two 1-Volt Motors with 500mAh without Problem?

Motors are rated in mA or A, not mAh. If the battery has a low internal resistance, it can run two 500 mA motors up to 2 1/2 hours.

Can you use two 12-volt batteries wired in series with a 12-volt trolling motor?

No. Wiring in series stacks the voltage being delivered. Two 12-volt batteries in series deliver 24 volts, which causes permanent damage and a fire hazard in a 12-volt trolling motor. Wire the batt... Read More »

Will a 24 volt trolling motor run on 12 volts?

Electricity's work is measured in watts. If a 24-volt trolling motor is rated at 2 amps and needs 4 watts (watts equals amps times volts) of power, a 2-amp 24-volt battery provides 48 watts. A 2-am... Read More »

How to Hook Up a 24 Volt Trolling Motor?

Wiring for a 24 volt trolling motor requires basic electrical skills and tools. Understanding the theory of wiring in series and parallel is helpful, but not necessary. A 24 volt system will need t... Read More »