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Wiring batteries in series creates a battery bank that maintains the batteries' capacity while increasing the voltage. For example, two 6-volt batteries of 10 amps capacity connected in series produce an output of 12 vol... More »

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A series hookup allows for higher voltages without affecting capacity, and a parallel hookup increases capacity while preserving the voltage. Voltage is the amount of power the battery delivers, while capacity is the len... More »

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Websites that offer a wiring diagram for a 24-volt system include Trollingmotors.net, Freesunpower.com and Aessolar.com. These websites show how users can connect several battery units to create a 24-volt system. More »

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The major disadvantage of parallel circuits as compared to series circuits is that the power remains at the same voltage as the voltage of a single power source. Other disadvantages include the split of an energy source ... More »

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Connecting two 12-volt batteries in series adds their individual voltages together to create a 24-volt battery pack. The series arrangement does not increase the capacity of the batteries. More »

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