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Robin's 20 amp/hr question?

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What does "20 AMP Hour Rate" mean?

I have learned that trying to explain this one can be complicated; however let's give it a try.

If you have a battery that is listed "20 Amps" and you put a draw on it of "1 amp" per hour, the battery will last for 20 hours.  What if you put a draw on it of 20 amps per hour does it last for only one hour?  I have learned that it does not.  When you discharge a battery at a faster rate the overall amperage that is available is less.

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Robin

 "Complicated thinking doesn’t always answer the question."


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