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by HeadsUp
Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 17:09
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: 1500 volt battery pack . not quite portable
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: 1500 volt battery pack . not quite portable

i emailed the sellers rep , they said the UPS and batteries were commissioned on site end of 2016 , how long it was operated , how many times it was cycled or charged / discharged i dont know but its quite possible the thing could have sat idle for 6 - 12 months too. before thinking of buying it you...
by HeadsUp
Fri, 19 Oct 2018, 08:07
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: 1500 volt battery pack . not quite portable
Replies: 5
Views: 65

1500 volt battery pack . not quite portable

I dont know if this could be reconfigured as a grid feed energy storage rack but there is 1500 volts of AGM 100 AH batteries with UPS.

http://www.graysonline.com/lot/0001-801 ... nnellie-nt
by HeadsUp
Tue, 18 Sep 2018, 09:45
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

Or just watch where you are going? What rhills is showing in his post is Social Responsibility. I do not wish to take a human life , even if they are at fault , so to me , its a small investment in good choices to have an audible device to warn people who look like they may be about to step onto a ...
by HeadsUp
Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 13:12
Forum: BMW
Topic: i3 and i8 drive ratio
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: i3 and i8 drive ratio

thanks Richo The i8 has its petrol engine and 6 speed transmission if i am interpreting their spec page correctly whereas the i3 has only the option of the range extender petrol engine generator. The i3 spec still states it has a single speed transmission , and the video supports that although the v...
by HeadsUp
Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 10:24
Forum: BMW
Topic: i3 and i8 drive ratio
Replies: 3
Views: 318

i3 and i8 drive ratio

I have been watching an assembly video on the drive train for the i3 and i8 They appear to have reduction gears in the transmission with around a 1:4 and 1:6 reduction ratios ( 1 : 24 total ) If the drive tyres have a diameter of 27" ( 20 inch rims ) , that means the tyre circumference is around 215...
by HeadsUp
Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 07:23
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: University of Newcastle survey on EV technologies
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: University of Newcastle survey on EV technologies

that link says participants must be US car industry.

are they going to pay our airfare or give a different link ? :)
by HeadsUp
Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 07:21
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

Ok, I'll put this up front. What you wrote is really really silly :) :) You say change the INTAKE FILTER in order to have NO PROBLEM with the visible and invisible shut that EXITS the exhaust.... By the way, what ev do you drive? Others will know. I am talking about the intake filter on the F*****g...
by HeadsUp
Mon, 10 Sep 2018, 17:21
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

many modern cars have a filter on the air intake , you know , that filter that many mechanics dont bother changing which makes the air stink when you turn on the fan... If you want to be fancy about having no deisel or petrol engined fumes in your lungs , just upgrade that to a hybrid paper and carb...
by HeadsUp
Mon, 10 Sep 2018, 17:16
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: 250 kW Wave Generator
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: 250 kW Wave Generator

Carnegie Ceto seem solid on design and finances . As their scale increases the MegaWatt Hour costs come down. I actually liked Open Hydro better for bang for buck ( Tidal not Wave ) , but unbelievably they went broke last month , possibly due to tactical warfare between management. https://www.youtu...
by HeadsUp
Mon, 10 Sep 2018, 16:38
Forum: Audi
Topic: Audi Etron motor production
Replies: 1
Views: 516

Audi Etron motor production

These motors are massive , apparently 160 kW each and there are two of them . 4 wheel drive. :shock:

500 km range.

assembly line here.

tell him the price son ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq6z1hShFcE
by HeadsUp
Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 14:37
Forum: Other
Topic: Prius error message
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Re: Prius error message

thanks .

I am assuming there could be multiple reasons for that message but at least we know one solution now :)
by HeadsUp
Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 14:30
Forum: Other
Topic: Expressions of Interest - Electric buses for sale!
Replies: 8
Views: 860

Re: Expressions of Interest - Electric busses for sale!

i see no mention of whats for sale on their website .

are the batteries available or already sold ?
by HeadsUp
Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 12:44
Forum: Other
Topic: Prius error message
Replies: 3
Views: 259

Prius error message

Can anyone enlighten me if this error message is significant and how long is the list of problems it could indicate ? It was serviced in July with no reported faults. its not mine , its one that is up for sale and i am just going off the photo. 2011 Prius - C NHP10R 100,000 km on the clock message s...
by HeadsUp
Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 10:53
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Cheapest Commuting Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 2566

Re: Cheapest Commuting Challenge

you have to also add in the extra time on the trip at around $25 P/H and do you follow all the road rules? stopping at stop signs and so forth? if not and you get done for running a stop sign is what $300? PS:- just playing devils advocate http://forums.aeva.asn.au/smileys/smiley15.gif How is it an...
by HeadsUp
Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 08:54
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

They still won''t hear you with their music blasting in their earphones or see you when they are looking at their phone. 38 pedestrian deaths nationally in 2017 . If they decided they have lived on earth long enough thats their problem , but police often charge the vehicle driver with Neg driving c...
by HeadsUp
Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 17:13
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: 250 kW Wave Generator
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: 250 kW Wave Generator

I wonder if this one is still out there - http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-17/oceanlinx-generator-stranded-as-court-proceedings-continue/8529602 It'is a shame it never got installed. Yes that was stuffed up by not enough buoyancy when being towed . There was another turbine of that style installe...
by HeadsUp
Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 16:36
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

My family bought me an EV version of the SoundRacer mid 2015. I constructed the Jetsons sound files for it and even made turbo sound files. It runs of my controller speed OP but I still haven't installed it. The Shelby V8 really needs a BIG speaker to sound OK. ROFLOL . i didnt know they existed. I...
by HeadsUp
Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 13:19
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: 250 kW Wave Generator
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: 250 kW Wave Generator

Reckon if it has a manual you would need a wheelbarrow to move it.

That thing only sold for $ 18,000.

Nice score for a machine that cost $ 5,000,000 to develop. :o
by HeadsUp
Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 13:17
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

there is nothing wrong with their bell idea . most of the time i would prefer driving in silence or with a stereo playing anyway , If concerned about battery drain from the stereo there is the option of something like a JBL Charge 3 which has its own built in battery and wont drain the vehicle batte...
by HeadsUp
Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 11:05
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?
Replies: 32
Views: 1194

Re: RETROFIT SOUND GENERATOR FOR EV?

I seriously want to incorporate one in mine for days when there is Pestrians walking around. Waterproof speakers are easy to source and mount somewhere in the "engine bay" My preference would be linked to throttle position and selectable options for sound such as ; Ferrari Formula 1 engine Lambo The...
by HeadsUp
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 18:19
Forum: Nissan Leaf
Topic: 2nd Hand LEAF
Replies: 31
Views: 3475

Re: 2nd Hand LEAF

The new battery finally arrived from Japan and was replaced about a week ago. Hoorah! So we're back to new-car range of 130 km or more. The guessometer claimed 160 km when it left the workshop. They couldn't tell us whether the replacement has the same old LMO chemistry or the newer NMC chemistry. ...
by HeadsUp
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 15:22
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: 54v super cap detail
Replies: 11
Views: 916

Re: 54v super cap detail

Adverse Effects wrote:
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 15:00
HeadsUp wrote:
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 12:28
That is the supplier but i am yet to find a credible test that shows what they can do , must be one somewhere .
owwww sorry i was laughing at there claims , 3150F in something that small?? not likely (yet)
maybe they dropped off the "u" in microfarad to save weight..
by HeadsUp
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 14:41
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: another new battery tech for 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: another new battery tech for 2019

thanks Richo

Did we establish a best price / ethical supplier for LTO and can the same BMS be used as from LiFePo4 ?


If you didnt see it yet , there is a Graphene battery being developed by Samsung at the moment too

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go2g_BNpG_Y
by HeadsUp
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 12:28
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: 54v super cap detail
Replies: 11
Views: 916

Re: 54v super cap detail

I am not super keen on youtube videos that w@nk and waffle for 30 minutes on a topic that i could describe in 90 seconds but ...they are yanks. https://4xspower.com/tag/supercapacitors/ That is the supplier but i am yet to find a credible test that shows what they can do , must be one somewhere . Af...
by HeadsUp
Wed, 05 Sep 2018, 10:20
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: another new battery tech for 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 352

Re: another new battery tech for 2019

yeah we can dream. I just came back to the forum , i used to be active in 2009 - 2010 but didnt build one due to the battery tech being imperfect on price and quality issues with China (Thundersky LiPo). I have spent about 5 hours catching up on forum posts today about battery tech , trying to work ...