DrkAngel wrote:#1. Lithium Polymer from recycled notebook batteries.
Just bought 120 2.16ah cells for $40 - can use my Li-ion components.
auraslip wrote:I just 10 dell 56wh laptop batteries go for $100 shipped on ebay. That's 560wh for $100. Even if half the cells works it's still twice as good as 20c lipo. It would make good batteries for 36v "girlfriend" kits.
auraslip wrote:Looks like a lot of fun. How do you test the cells? I'm interested in doing this just for fun.
Remember Li-ion typically do best at 1C output, or less. Of course, if you get enough cells for a 30ah pack, you might have a 40 mile range! Also, 30ah Li-ion weighs less than 16ah LiFePO4 or 8ah SLA.
999zip999 wrote:What amp. will you run your controler at ?
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