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by gyrovague
Wed, 19 Feb 2020, 03:46
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 384
Views: 77598

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

Attached is a quote they (Zoxcell) sent me for individual supercapacitors. They also have a new flat pouch unit available (as opposed to the cylindrical ones), 21000F 4.2V 75Wh. (According to me that should be more like 51Wh, shrug ...). Makes me wonder whether "Fared"[sic] is really a new unit they...
by gyrovague
Thu, 09 Jan 2020, 17:06
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 384
Views: 77598

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

Yup, but at least if they market it as LTO instead, you know what you're getting. The only reason I was even considering the supercap (at 50% more cost per kWh) was because of the (claimed) essentially infinite lifetime without degradation, irrespective of DoD etc. etc., but if all those claims are ...
by gyrovague
Tue, 07 Jan 2020, 01:04
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 384
Views: 77598

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

Thanks @weber. The evidence you and others submitted in this thread is very compelling indeed. The supercapacitors are currently being actively marketed and promoted in South Africa unfortunately, wonder how many people have fallen for it already.
by gyrovague
Mon, 06 Jan 2020, 15:02
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 384
Views: 77598

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

Apologies upfront for necro-ing this thread, but this is the best thread I've found on the entire internet regarding these Sirius Supercapacitors. I'm in South Africa, and there are a number of vendors (at least four, probably more) actively marketing and re-selling these so-called supercapacitors. ...