BBSHD controller swap

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asotrox   1 µW

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BBSHD controller swap

Post by asotrox » Jul 09 2018 12:39am

Hey all, long time lurker and finally getting around to posting something. I'm thinking about swapping the stock controller for a VESC or other off-the-shelf sinewave like grin so that I can push beyond 60v. Does anyone have experience running the BBSHD controller on other motor types and configurations? I'd like to reuse it for another (simpler) build.

marvedjensen   1 µW

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Re: BBSHD controller swap

Post by marvedjensen » Jul 12 2018 2:50am

Sounds interresting with the BBSHD and the vesc combi

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fechter   100 GW

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Re: BBSHD controller swap

Post by fechter » Jul 12 2018 8:47am

It can run pretty much any typical brushless motor with hall sensors. I have a small motor I use for bench testing and it works great.
You would still need the display, throttle, and speed sensor. The speed sensor needs to have some signal or the controller will time out and turn off. The signal could be spoofed with a simple pulse generator if you don't have the speed sensor.
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