How many watt hours are in 12 volt batteries?

Answer A fully-charged 12 volt battery has 1,200 watt hours. This means that the battery has enough power to run an appliance that consumes 12 watts (or 1 ampere) for 100 hours before it becomes fully dis... Read More »

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Can a one-hundred-watt solar panel charge four six-volt batteries?

Essentially, a 100-watt solar panel would not be able to charge four 6-volt batteries. A solar panel charges a battery by transforming sunlight into an electrical DC charge. Because 100-watt solar ... Read More »

Does wiring batteries in series increase the watt hour capacity of the batteries?

The total amount of energy (watt hours) that your batteries can deliver remains the same no matter how you wire them to each other. Wired in series, the voltage is the sum of the individual voltage... Read More »

Is it okay to connect a 3.7 volt li-ion (900mAh) and a 3.7 volt li-ion (1000mAh) batteries in parallel?

I don't recommend doing it. Before that, though, if you're trying to increase the mAh rating, then parallel connection of two identical voltages will do what you want. Voltages in series will add... Read More »

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 »