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    What a wonderful community!

    This makes a lot of sense, but let me repeat to make sure I understand. The total draw of the battery scales with the number of cells in parallel. So for a 1s2p pack, where each cell can draw 2A, I would be able to safely draw 4A off the pack. A 2s2p pack, I would also be able to draw 4A from...
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    What a wonderful community!

    Thank again to everyone for the suggestions and links. This has led me down the right path in gathering more information. One thing that has been bugging me is trying to figure out which cells to choose for the battery. As I understand, there are high drain 18650 cells which are capable of up...
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    What a wonderful community!

    Thanks everyone for the replies. I was planning on using 18650 cells - which would put me in the 48v range for the battery. Thank you for these links Floyd. This gives me something to chew on. Unfortunately, I do not have IQ8 micro inverters, I believe they are IQ7+. Nonetheless, I think this...
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    What a wonderful community!

    Hello All - After playing around with drones and RC cars and learning a bit about batteries, curiosity got the best of me and the thought of building a larger sized battery kept rattling around in my head. Leave it to the internet to connect a bunch of like minded people and have ideas and...
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