Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Allex » Oct 10 2018 4:21am

inedible wrote:
Oct 07 2018 7:45pm
Alright, so that's indeed the case. There are two versions of the password-protected firmware out there. One with PAS and no throttle, and one with both.

After spending far too long trying to track down this mythical throttle-and-password firmware, I realized in this zip file, "PSW protected profiles Firmware.zip", there's a folder called "unknown version". I've always been too afraid to try flashing this version, but curiosity finally got the best of me. Sure enough, this is the one where throttle works.

I tried looking through this thread and the other big adaptto thread on here, but I honestly have no idea where I found this. So, in case anyone needs it, here's a copy: https://u.teknik.io/8UDgU.zip It seems like both versions in here are RC9G4
Finally, thx for testing out, here is the original link and I will update the folder name
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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by BerkshireEbiker » Oct 10 2018 7:53pm

Hello,

Got a Max-E I'm get "protect" on screen when using eco, normal and boost. Any ideas. I'm completely lost. Thanks in advance

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by brumbrum » Oct 11 2018 2:35pm

BerkshireEbiker wrote:
Oct 10 2018 7:53pm
Hello,

Got a Max-E I'm get "protect" on screen when using eco, normal and boost. Any ideas. I'm completely lost. Thanks in advance
It can be caused by a voltage spike on switching on ,, for example if your throttle signal is higher than it should be. I had this in the past and a simple switch off and on would sometimes sort it, or lift the motor wheel off the ground and pull the throttle a little and see if that sorts it. Other than that, i have no idea.
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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by icherouveim » Oct 11 2018 11:59pm

BerkshireEbiker wrote:
Oct 10 2018 7:53pm
Hello,

Got a Max-E I'm get "protect" on screen when using eco, normal and boost. Any ideas. I'm completely lost. Thanks in advance
Good morning start by disconnecting motor's cables from the controller and then the rest of them except the power to see where the problem is. If you still have the same protection error message it means the controller is damaged and has to go to Russia for service.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Cowardlyduck » Oct 15 2018 5:53am

When ever I turn my bike upside down to work on it, I'm always not liking the way it rests on the Adaptto display. I don't want to have to remove the display every time I work on my bike, so instead I made these 3D printed clip on supports that lift the handlebars enough to clear the screen and still provide a stable support.
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Feel free to download a copy to print yourself and modify to suit. :)
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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Allex » Oct 15 2018 6:06am

I always have the display semi tight so you can easily turn it by hand or so it can turn during a smash - this way you are less likely to damage the clamps on it. The I just turn it down by hand before lifting over the bike.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Cowardlyduck » Oct 15 2018 4:55pm

Allex wrote:
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I always have the display semi tight so you can easily turn it by hand or so it can turn during a smash - this way you are less likely to damage the clamps on it. The I just turn it down by hand before lifting over the bike.
Yeah, fair point.
This is only possible if you have a headset that allows it and there is room for the screen to rotate in the front. I don't tighten my clamps hard (I've overdone it and broken them before), so I wouldn't have a problem in a crash.
These clamps are also useful for other screens and handlebars with raised up devices attached. I use them on my recumbent bike which has a solar panel/display sticking up above the bars also.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by KoZi_man » Oct 16 2018 1:25pm

Hello everyone,

do I ask you how do I completely reset the adappto controller?

I need to delete miles and battery cycles.


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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by inedible » Oct 16 2018 8:06pm

KoZi_man wrote:
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Hello everyone,

do I ask you how do I completely reset the adappto controller?

I need to delete miles and battery cycles.


Thanks
There's a master reset under the controller configuration -> advanced configuration menu, but I don't think that resets stats, just configuration.

Go to the stats screen and press down, and it'll ask you if you want to clear it.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Offroader » Oct 29 2018 8:40am

If you disconnect the main battery wires to the Max-E. Would the BMS still drain the battery?

Would you need to unplug both the BMS and main battery wires to stop any draw on the battery for storing the ebike long term?

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by bigbore » Oct 29 2018 12:57pm

Offroader wrote:
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If you disconnect the main battery wires to the Max-E. Would the BMS still drain the battery?

Would you need to unplug both the BMS and main battery wires to stop any draw on the battery for storing the ebike long term?

Thanks.
You should always disconnect the BMS balance plugs before unplugging the battery cables and connect the BMS once you have the battery connected again this to avoid issue and consequently trip to Mosca of the controller.

What I do to remove the battery is:
1-Open the breaker on the positive main battery cable.
2-Disconnect all the balance plugs from BMS
3-Disconnect battery positive and negative plugs from the controller

To reinstall the battery this is what I do:
1-Connect positive and negative battery cables with the breaker open
2-Connect all the balance wires to BMS
3-Turn the key on and then switch on the breaker

The controller that I have is one of the oldest with the red wire from controller to the display wired to the key and I guess with newer ones there could be some difference on the last point.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Offroader » Oct 30 2018 10:38am

Thanks, would you or anyone else happen to have a recommendation on the best type of connector to use to disconnect the BMS at the very bottom of the bike?

The BMS will be permanently mounted deep inside my battery case and I will need to plug/unplug it outside of the frame.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Allex » Oct 30 2018 12:36pm

I would not bother. It does not drain my power. Have a 18s6p and dont use the bike during winter season. Besides its good to turn it on once a month to check on the cells.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by Offroader » Oct 30 2018 3:44pm

I find that keeping the battery as low as voltage as possible, around 3.2-3.3 volts per cell will keep the battery from losing capacity.

At that low voltage it doesn't take much for the voltage to drop from a parasitic load. I find that my 20s battery will fall from 66 volts to 64 volts after a month or so with the controller connected. The other scary thing is that I had the max-e turn on or possibly not turn off once and that really drained the battery quickly. I believe it just turned on spontaneously so that is another reason why when not using the bike for months it may be safer to disconnect everything.

If I am home I can check it every month or so during the winter but if I take a 6 month trip then I'll worry.

The other issue is it is such a pain to open up the frame of my bike to get to my battery or connectors. I just wanted to be able to disconnect everything from outside the bike, and wanted to run the connectors outside of the frame so I can get to them when necessary.

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Re: Adaptto Mini-E/Max-E Owner's Thread

Post by vipertriplex » Nov 02 2018 1:18pm

Hi Guys,
Seems my Hall Sensor cable was accidently cut and discarded along with both connectors during a harness change. I have some 6 pin Higo I can use to replace the connector if someone knows the color wire conversion.
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This is the wire from my Max-E I need to convert to R,B,G,BLU,Y,W
Thanks Guys

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