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  1. ELCON PFC 2500 "Wrong Battery"

    Batteries and Charging
    Hello, I recently replaced my old set of batteries with new ones. The batteries reached the end of their life a few years ago and I have had the car sitting in the garage since then. I had ten Deka 12v 105Ah 8A31DT batteries and I replaced them with exact same thing (the new batteries are called...
  2. Elcon charger and Orion BMS

    Batteries and Charging
    I ordered the elcon charger 3.3kw version, but the manual is lacking the details needed for wiring it correctly. Also I have a AVC2 that I'm using for the j1772 connector. The DC out pin out I understand, however when it comes to the ports for the AC and signal ports, I'm a little confused. AC...
  3. Anyone want some free CANbus Elcon Chargers? (Sydney Area)

    Batteries and Charging
    You all might remember me from this thread... https://www.diyelectriccar.com/forums/showthread.php/splitting-big-elcon-charger-problems-187961p4.html It turns out, those chargers really were the wrong choice for the boat. They got WAY too hot for the tight space in the boat, and it seems...
  4. Broken Elcon Chargers for Sale

    Batteries and Charging
    We used to install plug-in upgrades to Prii, and we now have many broken Elcon chargers for repair that we do not need. Once you get them to work, they can be reprogrammed to fit your charge curve (see Elcon's website). We're looking to sell them for $20/charger plus the cost of shipping. We...
  5. Electric Conversions Sacramento

    Batteries and Charging
    The following letter was sent to the California Attorney General's Office. I'm sharing it with all of you in the hopes that you won't get screwed like I did by Electric Conversions in Sacramento for their mistake. Thanks. Hello: The charger for my electric car failed recently. When I sent it...
  6. Battery Charging: Help!!

    Batteries and Charging
    Hey everyone, Here is my story, and my situation. (I will keep this part short) I have been working on converting a 1985 pontiac fiero for 9 years. 9 YEARS!! I know that is a long time but I wasn't going to give up. I actually ended up restoring the fiero because the further I dug, the more I...
  7. Elcon/TC Charger Firmware: DIscussion

    Batteries and Charging
    Elcon/TC Charger Firmware: Discussion This thread is intended to discuss Elcon/TC charger firmware. Please post all facts to the Elcon/TC Charger Firmware: Facts thread. I know it's probably a hopeless task, but I'd like to keep most of the discussion in this thread, and keep the facts thread...
  8. Elcon/TC Charger Firmware: Facts

    Batteries and Charging
    Minimal Discussion! Please direct all discussions to the Elcon/TC Charger Firmware: Discussion thread. Obsolescence Notice This topic refers to the oldest range of Elcon/TC charger hardware, those manufactured with Elcon or TC branding prior to December 2013. However, Elcon branded PFC...
  9. Elcon buzzing

    Batteries and Charging
    I have an ELCON PFC 2000+ I've been using for two years (first year with lead, then reprogrammed last year for lithium). Aside from stupidly popping the AC fuse once, I've been happy with it. Recently I've noticed the sound of the charger having more buzz or crackle when charging. So far...
  10. TCCH Elcon 6-20 plug question

    Batteries and Charging
    My Elcon 3kw arrived with a 6-20 plug (non locking), for some reason finding an adapter to get into my 14-30 (non locking) dryer plug seems uncommon. Such a common charger and even more common outlet I thought it would be an easier find. Am I missing some information? The charger has been set...
  11. Elcon 3000 Needs a New Home

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    I have learned that my Elcon 3000 charger can't be upgraded to power my new battery pack, so it needs find a new home. It is currently set up for 46 LiFe04 batteries. It is the 144-16 model. The top charge voltage is 167 volts. The programmed algorithm is 612 The charger is at Elcon in CA and...
  12. ElCon PFC 4000 Battery Charger

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    For Sale: ElCon PFC 4000 Battery Charger I am selling an ElCon HF PFC-4000 Charger, it's currently programed for 144V 250ah AGM battery pack. This charger can be reprogrammed to accommodate other battery packs, it just needs to be sent back to ElCon. I originally bought this 3-4 years ago to...
  13. For Sale:Elcon 96V 10Amp Charger - $395

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    I recently upgraded to a Manzanita Micro PFC-20, so I'm selling my waterproof Elcon PFC1500. I will even pay for shipping if you're in the US. http://currentevtech.com/Battery-Chargers/Elcon-Chargers/Elcon-Charger-LiFePo4-1-5kw-p65.html I never had a chance to wire it up and use it because I...
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