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Old 01-11-2012, 08:26 PM
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Howdy everyone,

Just received our Evnetics Shiva megawatt controller for our M3 project, so we thought we'd share some pictures of the project so far, and the delivery of the Shiva.

This Shiva is a beast, at 110 pounds, it's a 2 man job to move and place in the car.















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Old 01-12-2012, 02:43 AM
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The Shiva doesn't seem so expensive now... It's actually less per pound than my Kelly!
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:47 AM
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Woohoo! Knowing the way you guys drive, you will soon learn why I coined the name "Soliton Shiva"....

Oh - sorry about there not being a silkscreened legend for the terminal strips. Please direct all criticisms for that to Seb. The pinouts are the same on all of our DC controllers so just Read The Fine Manual to suss them out.

And thanks for your support, guys.
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What type of racing is it for?

Nice motor mount, by the way.

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I have always the same question: What batteries will provide the great power? (It's always the main question after all)

And about motor... Warp 11 HV stock or modified for higher current?

Nice project!
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Awesome! Looks like it's made to go around corners too, very nice. Any details on the battery pack, or is it all top secret? Don't be shy about sharing more photo's, love the EV porn!
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What type of racing is it for?
Nice motor mount, by the way.
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We're entered in the 2012 Pikes Peak Hillclimb along with the EV Cup races that were postponed last year at Laguna Seca and Cal Speedway. We're also hoping to get it on the salt in August to see what she can do.


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I have always the same question: What batteries will provide the great power? (It's always the main question after all)

And about motor... Warp 11 HV stock or modified for higher current?

Nice project!
The Warp 11HV is a special build. It has upgraded brushes, and cable lugs. We have a small selection of battery packs that we are going to run, and we'll use the platform to test some R&D packs. Initially it will run with CALB's, but we don't intend to keep them in there very long.
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How much is all that gonna cost before normal people can buy it ? Great job though .
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How much is all that gonna cost before normal people can buy it ?...
Shiva wasn't made for normal people...
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How much is all that gonna cost before normal people can buy it ? Great job though .
One does not simply get bitten by the racing bug then worry about such things. You can, after all, live in a car.

But to answer the question, the Shiva will eventually retail for $9500 when they are available in greater numbers.


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Awesome. We meet the prerequisite.
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