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by Electric Earth
Dec 22 2018 7:25am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Is my battery safe from over discharge?
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Is my battery safe from over discharge?

I didn’t find a specific answer to this. I know the BMS is there to make sure the pack charges safely, but does the BMS also mean the battery pack is safe from damage due to being discharged too far? I ran the battery low enough yesterday that the bikes controller, which also has a low voltage cut-o...
by Electric Earth
Nov 16 2018 3:42am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Re: Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?

I don’t have a picture, but it’s a Schwinn S-15 frame. Absolutely nothing on it is original. It now has a Fox fork, a real rear shock, Shimano SLX crank, Avid hydraulic front and rear brakes, Thompson stem, Answer bars, Selle Italia seat, and currently a nice wheel-set and shifter/derailers, though ...
by Electric Earth
Nov 14 2018 4:26am
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Re: Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?

As for size, the site quotes ~43x11x9cm for the casing. If Devo is correct that the pack itself would come to ~18x9x6.5cm, that is a pretty substantial size difference. The length is the big problem I’m running into. And I don’t think it’s just that it’s a crappy product. It’s Samsung cells in a nic...
by Electric Earth
Nov 13 2018 6:11pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?
Replies: 10
Views: 820

Taking prebuilt pack out of casing to fit in smaller space?

I’m new to ebikes and brand new to this forum, so please direct me if this is in the wrong area or has been answered many times elsewhere. I’ve been doing my reading, but sometimes searches don’t turn up answers even when they exist... Anyway, I’m building my first ebike from a full suspension MTB f...