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batery holder application
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batery holder application

by dikw2 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:15 pm

> At this time I am experimenting with making some battery packs for my 7.2
> volt electric vest which is why I ordered the 6 AA battery holder....if it
> works I will need several units....
>
> Questions: You must have many people that tried this.....do you know if it
> worked or might there be complications with a circuit board??
>
> Can I recharge the NiCads through the same wires that are heating the vest?
>
> Can I twist the same color wires on a second or third battery holder for a
> longer discharge time?
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Re: batery holder application

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:34 pm

Can I recharge the NiCads through the same wires that are heating the vest?

Yes. This should be possible.

Can I twist the same color wires on a second or third battery holder for a longer discharge time?

Most battery manufacturers recommend against this. Variations in the resistance between packs can result in an imbalance during charging and discharging - potentially damaging the cells.
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Re: batery holder application

by dikw2 on Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:36 pm

Thanks....will give it a shot....much appreciated....
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