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Old 01-12-2009, 09:05 PM   #1
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Default How to wire a MM for two battery packs?

Just wondering how I should wire my Mamaba Monster for my Erevo? Of course it comes with one batter connector, so how should I wire it for two battery connectors? I was thinking of making a Y connector, one off the ESC split to two battery connectors. I have seen some guys make a triangle type adapter, so I am not sure which is best to get the most out of the batteries and the system.
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Why not just order a parallel adapter w/ Dean's connectors already on it. When it comes to lipo it's better to eliminate any margin of error you can.
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Perfect, work is done for me. Thanks.
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If you are trying to double the voltage you are going to need to buy a series adapter, if you are wanting to double the Mah/C ratings, you will need the parallel. I am betting you are wanting the series.....if you are running 2X 2cell packs and you want 4cell voltage you want a series adapter. It's really easy to make, just solder the red wire from your esc to the positive of one male deans, and the black from your esc to the neg of the other male deans. Then tie in the last 2 posts from the males with a wire with atleast 12 guage....10 gauge if you have it.
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Taken from Caster Racing USA Forum:

Series Connection:

http://casterracingusa.com/forum/sho...p?t=803&page=3

For Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZqbBt8HTKA
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If you are trying to double the voltage you are going to need to buy a series adapter, if you are wanting to double the Mah/C ratings, you will need the parallel. I am betting you are wanting the series.....if you are running 2X 2cell packs and you want 4cell voltage you want a series adapter. It's really easy to make, just solder the red wire from your esc to the positive of one male deans, and the black from your esc to the neg of the other male deans. Then tie in the last 2 posts from the males with a wire with atleast 12 guage....10 gauge if you have it.

I thought he was trying to double the mAh. Just so everyone knows...

Parallel = 2x mAh
Series = 2x Voltage
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Ah ok now I understand. Thanks guys, I was not sure of the difference between the two connection types.
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BAD art work but hopefully it will assist you in understanding.

top is a series

bottom is a parallel


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Parallel



Series



3S Series

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Series



3S Series

Well done. Simple and concise.
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Series



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WAY BETTER than my "art" work!!! Thanks!!
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