Wiring Batteries in Series & Parallel


Max BM
Last Updated: 9 months ago

 

Wiring batteries in series or parallel is an important thing to know how to do when designing / building your solar system. 

When you wire your batteries in series or in parallel, the parameters will change, and its important to know what happens in both situations.

  • Wiring in series increases the voltage
  • Wiring in parallel increase the amperage

 

In order to wire batteries in series to increase the battery bank voltage you:

  • Connect battery #1 negative to the battery #1 positive
  • Battery #1 positive runs out
  • Battery #2 negative runs out

In order to wire batteries in parallel to increase the battery bank amperage you:

  • Connect battery #1 negative to the battery #2 negative
  • Connect battery #1 positive to battery #2 positive
  • Battery #2 positive runs out
  • Battery #2 negative runs out

 


 

Check out the video below for an in-depth run through


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