How to Connect Two Six Volt Batteries to a 12 Volt System?

Answer Using two six-volt batteries in place of a 12-volt battery might be an option in some situations. How well it works depends partly on the wires used and the amount of current to be drawn from the t... Read More »

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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 »

How to Connect 6 Volt Batteries to Make 12 Volt?

A car battery is made up of smaller individual batteries or cells. These cells are stacked on top each other so that the positive side of the first cell is connected to the negative side of the sec... 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 »

How to Connect Two 12 Volt Batteries in a Car?

Automotive electrical systems can produce enough electrical energy for a vehicle to run properly, recharge the battery and provide energy to devices inside the automobile such as a cigarette lighte... Read More »