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by ChrisBarron
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Electric vehicles on Top Gear this Sunday
Replies: 26
Views: 22533

Well for what it's worth i think it is a pate' starter for the main course which is them eating there hats. Surly EV's are going to be un ignorable in the next couple of years and this is the start of them back peddling without being seen to do so. Remember last series when we....... now here is th...
by ChrisBarron
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: The EV1 lives again!
Replies: 14
Views: 13082

Wrong link, apologies !

I mixed my links up there, here's the link about the EV-1 being resurected
http://tinyurl.com/2ofyqp


Chris
by ChrisBarron
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: The EV1 lives again!
Replies: 14
Views: 13082

I've just watched the video about this on Youtube http://tinyurl.com/yp7w5n ...and noticed that an acquantance of mine, Jeff Thomas, was mentioned as the guy who hacked the keycode system. Ive emailed him to talk about it, and he's forwarded to me the email which he received from Chelsea Sexton abou...
by ChrisBarron
Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction, details of battery balancer system
Replies: 16
Views: 12199

Battery Balncer Prototype

Just put a video on Youtube with details of my battery balancer prototype, at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlnbSwkpMcc

The project schematics are available at...
http://journals.aol.co.uk/fixitsan/elec ... -building/

More details and progress soon , hopefully !

Chris
by ChrisBarron
Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:38 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Hawker Batteries EV Application Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 3533

You couldn't have timed that better, I'm just a cup of tea away from spending a few more hours on my battery management system and was wondering about whcih control parameters to start off with !

Chris
by ChrisBarron
Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction, details of battery balancer system
Replies: 16
Views: 12199

You should take a look at; http://www.geocities.com/sorefeets/balancerland/ Thanks, yes I was looking at it last week. The idea I use is basically the same as Lee Hart's, except instead of using one DPDT relay for each battery, I use n+1 SPST relays, where n is the number of cells. Lee's system is ...
by ChrisBarron
Sat Dec 15, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction, details of battery balancer system
Replies: 16
Views: 12199

Hi Chris Love the BMS and love the blog, I presume the chap who you have spoken to about installing them in a Bedford CF would be our very own "Green Machine" member then :wink: ChrisB I'm not sure who it is, I spoke with them about a year ago, adn have had to install another hard drive s...
by ChrisBarron
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction, details of battery balancer system
Replies: 16
Views: 12199

qdos wrote:Great to see you aboard Chris I'm sure there's going to much interest in your postings here So a hearty WELCOME :)


Thanks for the welcome, if anyone has any questions about what I'm up to just ask the question....the only silly questions are the ones we don't ask, as they say !
by ChrisBarron
Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: All things battery related
Topic: Introduction, details of battery balancer system
Replies: 16
Views: 12199

Introduction, details of battery balancer system

Hello, Prompted by member QDos to start posting here, I would like to point out that I am about to start building a battery balancing/BMS system, the details of which can be found on my blog http://journals.aol.co.uk/fixitsan/electric-car-building/ I didn't intend to make something so elaborate as t...

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