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Yo, #electronics #makers

I'm building this #solarpunk battery, and someone said that for the bus bar, I should use brass. I see that this guy on uToob does that, but I can't figure out why. It's less conductive / more resistive.

Why would someone use brass as a bus bar?
I was just going to use copper flat bar. I could use aluminum, but that won't solder up well.


Copper is fine, the only real-world difference is price (and strength).

@Israel O. Dilán-Pantojas
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@Scott Nelson

I've seen brass used for current shunts (where it makes sense you'd possibly want something more resistive). Not sure why you'd want more resistance in a bus bar.

@Scott Nelson

Would love to see more of your battery setup BTW!

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