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Battery Basics and Beyond

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SW4: Batteries have been around for a long time, but it’s only relatively recently that we have had the Lithium Ion cells used in our vaping devices (and other places). We go deep on batteries: from their history, to their composition, different configurations and of course practical safety tips.

Internal Structure of Lithium Ion Battery

Mooch is the authority on battery testing and you should check his data and results whenever you want to know about specific batteries.
Recommendations: https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/blog-entry/moochs-recommended-batteries.7593/
Test Results: https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/blog-entry/list-of-battery-tests.7436/
Mooch’s blog: https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/blogs/mooch.256958/

Pictures of battery configurations below from https://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/serial_and_parallel_battery_configurations

Batteries in Parallel
Batteries in Series
Batteries in Para-Series Configuration

Once you know the Amp limits of your batteries, use this simple Ohms Law calculator for determining safe builds for your particular setup.
https://www.saddlehorseblues.com/pages/calculations

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