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Battery help please

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Hey Guys,

 

I can't seem to find a wiring diagram so I can hook up 4 batteries to a 24 volt trolling motor. The 2 other batteries are to increase battery longevity, not power.

 

Any help is appreciated.

 

Thanks

 

Graham

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Label the batteries 1-4

Take 1 and 2 and connect negative on 1 to positive on 2

Take 3 and 4 and connect negative on 3 to positive on 4

take positive on 1 and 3 and join them with a Y cable and this is your positive lead

take negative on 2 and 4 and join them with a Y cable and this is your negative lead

bada bing bada boom 24v

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Or two in parallel connected in series to two in parallel... just sayin'. Easier to charge two 12 v banks than two 24 v banks.

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Or two in parallel connected in series to two in parallel... just sayin'. Easier to charge two 12 v banks than two 24 v banks.

 

 

Older mack trucks ch series used 4 , 6 volt batteries in the same sequence to accomplish 12 volts.

Series parallel circuits.2 on each side in series then combined into a parallel circuit.Easier to charge and gain the amp hr.

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Or two in parallel connected in series to two in parallel... just sayin'. Easier to charge two 12 v banks than two 24 v banks.

 

Yep, I whipped up a quick diagram in paint for y'all. :D

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