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  1. All EV Conversions and Builds
    Has anyone out there got a way of using the connectors already on the chevy volt battery modules to hook up to a management system or balancing system? Is there an off the shelf plug which will fit the connectors on top of each pack?
  2. Batteries and Charging
    Since there's no winning this debate, I figure we can at least keep score. Let us know how you manage your pack, as well as your reasons for doing so. Let's try to stick to non-repetitive arguments (at least for the first few pages) so those trying to learn something aren't eternally lost to...
  3. Batteries and Charging
    SAFT SBM112 Nicads http://www.saftbatteries.com/doc/Documents/stationary/Cube780/io_bb_en_0407.a519ab61-d117-43ed-840f-aace9b7c26dc.pdf Would it be a problem to charge these in series? Do I have to balance these Nicads before I start charging them? Can I find a scheme for a device which...
  4. Batteries and Charging
    Yesterday I took all my 45 CALB cells out of the car to balance them. I drove them for ~30km/19miles so they were not fully charged, estimated at 60%. Wired all parallel and let them rest a while Connected a small power suply unit at 3,5V and let some current flow (~3A) for a while. Got of...
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