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Old 11-13-2006
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The only problem I see with this Dave is that the second configuration is a bit more prone to failure than the first.

From what I see... if any battery in the first configuration dies, you have a 12V and a 6V battery, which may or may not be connected, depending on the failure. On the second one, if a battery fails, you will definitely have a connection between the 6V and the 12V battery.

However, I am a bit rusty on my electrical circuit theory, since its been over 20 years since I've used it regularly.
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