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Old April 23rd, 2008, 00:12   #4
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Originally Posted by Flatlander View Post
Power = Voltage x Current

Multiply the rated voltage of the batteries by the amps you measured that they put out and you get the power output/consumed in Watts (or very close to).

This is why higher Mah rated batteries (lower voltage) can outperfom (ie. higher ROF) batteries with a higher voltage.
The amps were kind of guesstimates. I looked at one, but never switched the meter over for the's the wattage that I cared about.

The high voltage battery SHOULD have had higher amperage. It didn't, due to a higher internal resistance (of the battery). The bigger batteries (sub C) were able to dump more current. I'll have to try a 8 Cell Sub C pack and measure it.
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