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by Brandon314159
Mon Jun 22, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Solar Power on the Playa
Replies: 60
Views: 22984

Hey Mike, Do be careful with Lithium Ion batteries and charging as overcharging them can result in explosive fire! They take a pretty special charging system that your scooter probably already is doing from 120VAC. Search youtube for lithium ion rechargable battery fires. :) We're still working on t...
by Brandon314159
Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:14 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Solar Power on the Playa
Replies: 60
Views: 22984

Our art car is using a large Forklift motor 36/48V...about 250lbs.

It should, with the gearing we chose, be able to push it around quite effortlessly. 6-axles and electric drive...is that some sort of BM record? Hehe
by Brandon314159
Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Solar Power on the Playa
Replies: 60
Views: 22984

Not to threadjack too much...but are you also making 48V available if someone is running a 48V pack (assuming they have the right connector?) IE...would there be a SB175 to directly connect up to if we happened to be running 48V? Just thinking out loud. Being able to do green art cars = awesome. Les...
by Brandon314159
Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: 2009 Theme Camps
Topic: Solar Power on the Playa
Replies: 60
Views: 22984

Hey,

We are planning to bring a DC powered art vehicle to the playa (think electric miniature articulating city bus) and was curious about what sort of power you can provide for charging?

Specifics welcome :-)

Thanks!

[url]http://mutantbus.wordpress.com[/url]

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