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Re: [EVDL] Battery & motor shunts

On 8 Mar 2011 at 22:40, David Nelson wrote:

> I was suggesting that he go with a 1000A 100mA shunt in the motor loop
> ... the 1000A shunt can better handle the short spikes up into the 700A
> range where as the 500A shunt might not do so well.

If you look at those 500a shunts more closely, you probably won't worry so
much about it. They're pretty stout. I've used a 100a shunt at 250amps
with no harm.

As for the switch, I'd rather have two meters, but that's me.

David Roden - Akron, Ohio, USA
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