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    OK to have drivers in parallell?

    Even if they drive different number of LEDs?

    E.g. one Buckpuck driving 2 x XP-Gs in series, and one Buckpuck driving 3 x XP-Gs in series, and both Buckpucks are wired in parallell, driven from the same 14,8V battery.

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    if they're wired in parallel, it should not be an issue.

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    That's what I think as well.

    But it's OK to be sure, to avoid frying a driver and X number of LEDs...

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    Just to make this more clear for less experienced builders out there...

    In the scenario of the OP, it is OK to wire the input (battery) connections in parallel to a common battery. It is NOT OK to connect the output (LED) wiring in parallel because of the unbalanced (2S and 3S) LED strings.

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