Snow Blower - Mixed Battery Size

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If I use a snow blower with the 5.0 and a 7.5 battery at the same time, will the extra size of the 7.5 be utilized? I read on these boards that when there are two batteries, it draws power from both at the same time.
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Posted 2 years ago

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Yes the power management system treats it like one large battery and draws power from all of the available cells as needed and best used.

That is not to say that both batteries will be used up / turn red at the same time, but the system will make use of all available power.

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When I originally bought our snow blower it came with two 5ah batteries. I used those batteries for the first year.  The following summer I purchase the self-propelled lawn mower with the 7.5ah battery.  The next winter I used the 7.5ah with the 5ah battery with the snow blower.  I gave me a longer running time and a little more torque.  Since then we purchase another 7.5ah battery and now use two 7.5ah batteries in our snow blower and dual battery lawn mower.  It really made a difference.
hey William, are you happy with your dual purchase? that is what is most motivating about the EGO, is having batteries that can do two things... single homeowner with a corner lot... lots of front yard and sidewalk to manage.
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