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    Setting AA batteries in parallel

    Hi,

    My application currently uses 2XAA batteries in series to have 3 Volt output and 3600mAH total capacity
    I need to double the current capacity.

    Is it allowed to put 2XAA in parallel with again 2xAA in parallel ?

    Looking forward to replies! If more info needed let me know .

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    Re: Setting AA batteries in parallel

    Yes, you can put them in series parallel.
    Do you have room for two C batteries, which have about 3 times the capacity of an AA?
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    Re: Setting AA batteries in parallel

    As long as they are identical batteries, and with the exact same amount of charge(*), I guess they can safely be paralleled.

    (*) This means always replace both batteries simultaneously with same brand, brand-new, fresh batteries.

    But I also second Crutschow's suggestion: utilize a larger battery.
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    Re: Setting AA batteries in parallel

    Thanks schimtt trigger and crutschow!



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