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  1. Idea for distributed charger/BMS one per cell

    Batteries and Charging
    While working on my prototype for a flying capacitor BMS with charging capability for the bottom cell using the entire (4 cell) pack, I got to thinking that, instead of charging that one cell and using traditional shunt current balancing, why not design a charger for a single LiFePO4 or LiPo (or...
  2. 12V SLA/FLA BMS/Charger Design

    Batteries and Charging
    As I am planning to go ahead with my electric tractor conversion, and will use 12V SLAs (for low cost, where more weight is good, and usage will be only occasional). So I want to make a fairly simple but effective charging system and BMS for a string of 4 to 24 SLA batteries or even a single...