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by hat27533
Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mechanical Speed Controller
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Speed controller design?

Continuing on from the mechanical speed controller, have we missed a trick in the original design? Surely if an old motor com was used to switch current through to the drive motor, all we would need to do is control the small motor speed driving the shaft with an affordable speed control solution th...
by hat27533
Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mechanical Speed Controller
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Are you able to supply video of this?

Fantastic, I love it, so simple.

I bet it is fairly quiet too?

Are you able to supply video of this in action, with a run through of the connections etc?
by hat27533
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Cedric lynch on BBC1 "One Show"
Replies: 5
Views: 5606

It got pulled

The video is no longer available.
by hat27533
Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Battery Monitor Chip
Replies: 5
Views: 6923

Glad I posted this

I am glad I posted this, I thought it might be useful.

Like the Supra website BTW :D
by hat27533
Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Battery Monitor Chip
Replies: 5
Views: 6923

Battery Monitor Chip

Hi, Those of you interested in electronics might find this page useful, it shows a chip for monitoring batteries. http://www.linear.com/pc/productDetail.jsp?navId=H0,C1,C1003,C1037,C1134,P86662 Measures up to 12 Li-Ion Cells in Series (60V Max) per chip, these are stackable so more can be monitored....
by hat27533
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:00 am
Forum: Links
Topic: Phidgets
Replies: 0
Views: 13370

Phidgets

Hi, I have found a really good site that supplies sensors and pcb's that interface to computers via USB. It is meant for the hobbyist, however the product is very good and I can imagine all kinds of applications such as DIY battery management systems, charger control etc etc. The UK distributor is f...
by hat27533
Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:25 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Capacitive battery charger
Replies: 4
Views: 5676

Tee hee, the handles missing from the loo door too ! They are actually selling these on-line. I did an electrical apprenticeship and also worked at The Post Office Research and Technology Centre so understand the dangers. I write software these days though. I wasn't thinking of buying one, was intri...
by hat27533
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Capacitive battery charger
Replies: 4
Views: 5676

Capacitive battery charger

Anyone have any experience in using Capacitive chargers for their ev?

Something like this http://e-volks.com/capacith_charger.html :?:
by hat27533
Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Vosa requirements for converted vehicles
Replies: 17
Views: 17516

Vosa requirements for converted vehicles

When converting a petrol vehicle to electric, is there any official vehicle testing that has to be completed before it can be used on the road.

Obviously MOT etc, what about modified vehicles or does this not apply?


:?:
by hat27533
Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: The sexiest 3 wheel bv in the world
Replies: 1
Views: 3277

The sexiest 3 wheel bv in the world

Just take a look at this, simply awesome... http://www.aptera.com/details.php Oh man I want one of these, Dear Santa ...... Please can i have a winning lottery ticket, it will only cost £1:00 so I can buy an aptera, please... Sorry begging now, it is an awsome vehicle though. I guess they dont ha...

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