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  1. Controllers
    I was just recently gifted an old EV conversion and have been working to get it road worthy again. It has been sitting for maybe 4-5 years supposedly untouched? Not entirely sure. It is a 144V LFP pack with a Curtis 1231C and a Warp 9 motor. All in a 1996 Subaru Outback with 5-speed and AWD. My...
  2. Controllers
    Hello everyone, I'm working on a Curtis AC F2-A controller and I want to drive it via the CAN bus but I can't find any documentation to do that. Could someone tell me where to download the CANopen object dictionary? Or at least the list of objects associated with VCL commands? Thanks to you !
  3. Controllers
    Hi everyone, have good day. i'm working with curtis motor controller 1298 and can modules 1353, but i cannot find manual or document for canopen. If you have or where i can download, let me know. Thank you
  4. Classifieds
    I bought it for my current project and realized I'm not skilled enough to use potentiometer with the cable. Everything you see in the picture is what you'll get. All the extras are after market because the one I bought did not come with accessory. It works when plug into 14V. Includes Zilla 1k...
    $2,000 USD
  5. Controllers
    I have a 1974 VW Thing conversion recently completed with old-school components: Advanced DC, Curtis Controller, 120V lead acid. After a first month (with daily use) on the road, the Curtis failed, and I am looking for a low cost (<1K) replacement. Suggestions?
  6. Batteries and Charging
    Hi, I'm looking for some basic confirmation and get my head around on how it's best to wire 4 Tesla Model S modules (22.8 Volt, 5.3 kWh each) together in a VW conversion. I've been using the EV West information as a starting point (attached pdf), and they recommend a 1p5s configuration with 5...
  7. Classifieds
    Price is OBO Link to video: Warp9 Series DC Motor/Curtis 1221C-7401 Series DC Motor Controller Netgain Warp9 Series DC Motor with Helwig Split brushes. Motor runs well. Ready for your conversion. I also have with this a Curtis 1221-C-7401 Series DC Motor Controller. It is an older model but...
    $1,200 USD
  8. Classifieds
    I am putting together some items for sale. Shipping will be the responsibility of the buyers for the motors being sold. I will put up prices and pictures soon. Warp9 Motor with extra Helwig Split Brushes. Warp9 Motor with extra Helwig Split Brushes. Curtis 144v Series Motor Controller. Zilla...
  9. Controllers
    Alright guys.... got a Curtis 1236SE-6571 running OS37 hooked up to an ME1616 PMAC. Getting a “VCL Runtime Error” so I can’t seem to run through the motor characterization process. Any help?
  10. Classifieds
    Looking for a high amp 72-144v controller. If it only goes to 96v that’s fine. I’ve got a ME1507 for a custom build and in need of a good controller. Also looking for a lcd screen to pair for dash. Let me know what you have and I’m ready to buy ASAP! Thanks
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi new to this forum so forgive me if I'm asking old questions. 1, what is the lowest voltage that the leaf motor works at? 2, Has anyone successfully used a Curtis controller on the Leaf motor? I'm not to bothered about running for a long distance, I just dont have much room for batteries.
  12. Classifieds
    These came off an upgraded Lectric Leopard with only 1300 miles that was parted out before its time. I'm in the Philly Metro area. These may be old-school compared to the now-popular sealed units, but these have never been opened under load - a fact you can verify simply by looking at the...
  13. Classifieds
    I'm selling my un-used HPEVS AC35x2 motor, Curtis 1239E-7621 controllers, and Curtis EnGage 7 LCD instrument display. Selling these because my plans have changed and I'd like to go to a higher voltage, rear mounted system. This is an awesome setup for for someone converting a larger vehicle or...
  14. Controllers
    Dear people, I want to connect a raspberry pi interfaced with mcp2515 to the CAN bus of curtis 1232 . All I want to do is read parameter values from curtis via raspberry pi/Arduino. I now have established communication between raspberry pi and arduino through CAN bus with python can in the RPi...
  15. Classifieds
    I have a DC motor and controller package for sale. It is a curtis 1231c motor controller along with an Advance DC motor FB1-4001. This is a very solid package for DIY build. I was running this in my Porsche 914 for years and it proved very reliable. I was in the process of adding a liquid...
  16. Controllers
    Hey guys, I have a curtis 1236 controller and a 10kW BLDC motor from golden motors. I am receiving no errors or anything on the controller or in software but my motor only spins at 309rpm when max throttle is received. The software is set up for a max rpm of 5000. any help would be appreciated...
  17. Controllers
    Hey guys, I have a curtis 1236 controller and i want to use the in internal precharge. I have my main contactor connected to the ksi coil return pin (pin13) and the driver 1 pin (pin6). The main contactor is between B+ and battery positive. MY pack is 48V. It seems as if the two pins im...
  18. Classifieds
    I am looking for damaged EV controllers, ones that are physically damaged or electrically "blown-up". Gathering up semiconductors, etc from old equipment. If you have one sitting on a shelf gathering dust, make a few bucks off of it!
  19. Technical Discussion
    Hi, I have my Curtis 1239e and HPEVS AC-50 working nicely in my Ford Probe (probatron). In the setting manual there is a description of the VCL functions that can be used to customize the controller. In particular it describes how to set one of the output to drive the vehicle tacho. This would...
  20. Classifieds
    Hi, I'm selling my Curtis 1231C-8601, it's in 100% working condition. I will ship to anywhere in the world. Price - 600 USD Shipping to USA should be around $65 for standard (ground, insured, tracking), 75 for premium standard (air, insured, tracking), or $75 for EMS (air, tracking, fast)...
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