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Home Forums Technical Discussion Do 20 AA 2500 NiMH batteries really equal a 40 amp hr wheelchair battery? Re: Do 20 AA 2500 NiMH batteries really equal a 40 amp hr wheelchair battery?

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Gary450
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Hi,

The 40Ah wheelchair battery is probably 12v, which is 480 watts of power (40 x 12).

20x AA 2500Mah NiMH is 20×2.5Ah = 50Ah, but its 50Ah at 1.2v, so total watts stored is 50 x 1.2 = 60 watts.

The wheelchair battery stores alot more power, thats why its heavier and more expensive!

Gary.