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Old 06-25-2016, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by BroMikey View Post
I thought if a battery was rated at 1200mah that meant that
over a 2.5hr time frame I should only get an average of 500ma
per hr? Is that right?
If you want 1.2 ah over 2.5 hours, then discharge is 480ma.

If you want to stick with a 500ma discharge, then that is 2.4 hours or 2 hour 24 minutes.

6 minutes different isn't huge, but for batteries this small, that represents around 5% of the total capacity at the 2.5 hour rate or about 4% of the 2.4 hour rate.
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