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Old 02-05-2014, 02:08 AM
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I have 2 3S batteries that I want to run in parallel: 3600mAh 35C and 3700mAh 30C. Would I be correct to assume that matching batteries in parallel isn't as crucial as it is in series because they would naturally level out? The one with higher voltage would flow more current out thus balancing 2 unmatched packs. Once LVC hits, both packs will be at he same voltage.
Is that accurate?

P.S. Assume that either pack is sufficient to meet power demands.
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:10 AM
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You are correct in your assumptions for the most part. Since your packs are so close in performance you should be find.
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technically as long as they're the same voltage of pack and similar voltages, you'll be fine. I charge 1s 180mah and 300mah packs for my ultra micro planes/heli's at the same time with a parallel charge board, I charge 6 pack in total after a timed flight then charge them at once.
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Good info. Thanks.
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