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Megaboost? A super high storage minty boost? Answered

So im thinking of making a Mintyboost for my ipod/android phone however I'd like to make it into more of a Megaboost. I wanna build it inside of an old Army ammo case and add multiple usb ports, with a much larger capacity battery(s) So my question is can i add the extra batteries in parallel and have them still recharge and operate the same way? Same scenario with the other usb ports?

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NachoMahma

Best Answer 8 years ago

. I'd just use one battery. A small motorcycle battery (the sealed type, not the open, "old-style" type) would easily fit in your ammo can and supply plenty of run-time (although it may not be the best choice for your application). I would highly recommend that you use a sealed battery (eg, SLA) or one that uses a more-or-less solid electrolyte.

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DouglerfulNachoMahma

Answer 8 years ago

I was thinking many Lithium polymer batteries just because of how little deviations I'd have to do to the original Minty boost designs

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orksecurityDouglerful

Answer 8 years ago

Lithium batteries are dangerous to work with if you don't know what you're doing. Lead/Acid gel cells are a lot less likely to explode or start a metal fire. This is one of those "if you have to ask..." areas.

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Douglerfulorksecurity

Answer 8 years ago

ahhh i see thanks for that lol, I'm an engineer in training however my major is in mechanical :P