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Default boost drivers in parallel vs single boost driver

Forgive me if this has been discussed. I ran a search and could not find anything specifically explaining what I am about to ask.

I have seen on some builds people are using 2 boost drivers in parallel. I am very curious about the advantages of this vs a single boost driver set at a higher current. Im not entirely sure of how a setup like this even works, but if someone would like to jump in and explain, i would love to listen. Thanks


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Forgive me if this has been discussed. I ran a search and could not find anything specifically explaining what I am about to ask.

I have seen on some builds people are using 2 boost drivers in parallel. I am very curious about the advantages of this vs a single boost driver set at a higher current. Im not entirely sure of how a setup like this even works, but if someone would like to jump in and explain, i would love to listen. Thanks
I've been out of the loop for a while - do we currently have a boost driver that can do 2.3A of output?

(and by "have", I mean somewhere actually for sale)
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Default Re: boost drivers in parallel vs single boost driver

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I've been out of the loop for a while - do we currently have a boost driver that can do 2.3A of output?

(and by "have", I mean somewhere actually for sale)
The only Boost that can do that is the Super-X-Boost (SXB) and it is a rather large 26mm round boost driver.

It is sold by lazeerer.


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My big Blue runs on 2 V5 boost drivers in Parallel. I set them to the
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Default Re: boost drivers in parallel vs single boost driver

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The cost for two flexdrives is the same as one SXB, so either is OK. For space purposes, i would recommend two flexdrives


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The cost for two flexdrives is the same as one SXB, so either is OK. For space purposes, i would recommend two flexdrives


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