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"Standard" Battery Configurations for Boat Applications

Old 08-24-2010, 09:25 PM
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Default "Standard" Battery Configurations for Boat Applications

Hi,

I am wondering why boat setups seem to have even numbers of cells. The Nue motor chart (below) is the same. There are 2s, 4s, 6s, 8s, etc, setups. I have two 5s 5,000mah packs. Is there anything wrong with a 5s2p (18.5v / 10,000mah) set-up?

[link=http://www.castlecreations.com/products/neumotors/nm_boat_apps.html]Neu Boat Setup Chart[/link]
Old 08-24-2010, 11:50 PM
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i run a 5 s set up, no issues with it if you can fit it in a hull, i'd get something in the 1500-2000 kv range, An even number of cells just usually works out better for balance and running the packs in series as opposed to parallel like you are wanting to

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