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Batteries in parallel are when the cells are electrically wired together with all positive terminals connected, and all negative terminals connected. The resulting capacity is the sum of all parallel cells, and the voltage remains the same as for a single cell. Multiple small battery cells wired in parallel are functionally equivalent to a single larger battery cell.

What are Batteries in Parallel?

Batteries in parallel are when the cells are electrically wired together with all positive terminals connected, and all negative terminals connected. The resulting capacity is the sum of all parallel cells, and the voltage remains the same as for a single cell. Multiple small battery cells wired in parallel are functionally equivalent to a single larger battery cell.

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