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Different capacity in parallel?
#1
Hey noob question here...
Lets asume i have these 4 cells with this capacity:
2500mah
2200mah
2000mah
1800mah

and lets asume i connet them in parallel.. so all positive and all negative sides connected...

what will i get in the end?
do they just sum together => 8500mah?
any problemea while charging oder discharging?
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#2
Please read through the forum posts as this type of question has been discussed many times.

Also read the FAQ

Parallel = increase in capacity/amp
Series = increase in voltage

All builds that are made from used cells here connected in parallel have different capacities
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#3
I alteady read the FAQ... but this stuff is a bit overhelming in the beginning

but okay i will try to use the sesrch more often. Sorry for that.

basicly i know cells in parallel add up in capacity bit i wsas not sure if i run into any problems with different amounts of capacity.

im realy sorry... i am just having a hard time to understand all this stuff.
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#4
They will add up in parallel yes. This is the easy answer and will work fine for low current projects where you dont take in account all other factors.
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