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    1 Week Ago
    Nuts & Volts replied to a thread Throttles? in Other Parts
    The Magura has a return spring. I would get a domino brand throttle. They are higher quality from my understanding. I'd switch if I didn't already...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    They are awesome. Check out the new 600w units. They are cheaper per watt, but a bit heavy for my liking. 5 yr warranty as well. Anyways I'll stop...
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  • Nuts & Volts's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    The RSP-2000 units with two in series and voltage adjusted to max stop charging at about 115.8V. Currently I run them in parallel with the HLG...
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  • Nuts & Volts's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    Just set the max voltage on the Meanwell and let it go. I want my pack at 117V fully charged so I set each charger to half that. Pretty...
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  • Nuts & Volts's Avatar
    2 Weeks Ago
    No BMS and Meanwell HLG320H and Meanwell RSP2000-48 in series
    140 replies | 13733 view(s)
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Nuts & Volts replied to a thread Voltage, high or low? in Motors
    I can give one data point. Both the first Prius and Insight back in 2000 used 600V IGBT probably because they were the best switching devices...
    16 replies | 986 view(s)
  • ElMotoMaster's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    Not anymore.
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  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    No. Its got some circuitry inside that turns the internal electronics on when you touch the GATE IN input on the Vicor to ground. Once that happens,...
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    +1 on vicor. They sometimes need external components like a cap or trim resistor, but they're pretty solid.
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    Yeah, I intended on having a full eCommerce website, but sales have slowed the last few years for the DIY market. I haven't added anything because it...
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    What's your budget and a guesstimate of all loads? (if you could, look up all the data sheets for your equipment.... I unfortunately won't have time...
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    No.... The contactor is for the controller. You would have a dc-dc that is connected direct to the pack via a fuse of course. You can get one that...
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread Agni95 (not R) ? in Motors
    I'd almost always say one motor of sufficient size trumps two. It's complexity. More than anything. The agni are decent motors but with one...
    4 replies | 458 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    3 Weeks Ago
    Or get a dc-dc with a built in enable/disable, or something like a sure power that has an always on and a keyed on. They're good up to 96v packs and...
    20 replies | 922 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread KSI Relay in Other Parts
    Whatever, it's pointless discussing this with you. It's a bit Funny.... You are very much the opposite when it comes to something you know a lot...
    8 replies | 369 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread KSI Relay in Other Parts
    They may not see many and it's not going to kill anyone if it falls. It's just going to fail at some point... Who knows when. Years most likely. Just...
    8 replies | 369 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread Agni95 (not R) ? in Motors
    The r has a rotor that is wrapped so the windings don't fly off at high speed. The normal one should be find for around town. You can only use...
    4 replies | 458 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread KSI Relay in Other Parts
    Hpevs knows they're not rated for that and said it should work.... But do we know for how long? Has anyone tested them at 150vdc for 10k cycles...
    8 replies | 369 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    frodus replied to a thread KSI Relay in Other Parts
    We've had many discussions on this..... I'll say it again I guess. When switching DC, You should use a relay with DC rated contacts that match...
    8 replies | 369 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    You wouldn't be running the current through the bms, so it would only open if you hit low voltage on a cell.... But the contactor would come back on...
    220 replies | 18203 view(s)
  • frodus's Avatar
    4 Weeks Ago
    Also if you didn't, fuse the dc-dc and I'd get out isolated from the input like a vicor or something. Fuse the output of the dc-dc as well....
    220 replies | 18203 view(s)
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