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Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Functional Artist
I been doing some RPM tests on the 60V 2,000W...

I been doing some RPM tests on the 60V 2,000W brushless Boma motor that's powering the Atom kart. :thumbsup:

Doin' separate tests for each of the low, medium & high speeds. :cheers2:

Each test...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-19-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Wow, just wow! :smiley_omg: ...tons & tons of...

Wow, just wow! :smiley_omg:
...tons & tons of useful info

I read over your replies, several times
...really helps me to "put it into perspective" & understand all of this stuff better ...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-15-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks, for another great explanation :thumbsup:...

Thanks, for another great explanation :thumbsup:

I'm just explorin' & playin' with my "new toy" :cool:

The Manta motor (on El Moto) listed 72 RPV on the spec sheet

So, I guess, I was using...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-15-2019, 06:38 AM
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Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Nope, I guess not ...(if you would) please...

Nope, I guess not
...(if you would) please explain further :cheers2:

But, during my research, I've read that the brushes in (some) motors are mounted at an angle
...so, running them backwards,...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-14-2019, 11:28 PM
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Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Kool! :cheers2: Keepin' on, I did RPM tests...

Kool! :cheers2:

Keepin' on, I did RPM tests on each of the motors on the !Arriba! kart :thumbsup:
& got some interesting results :huh:

The top speed of the left motor (running...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks, many more good points :thumbsup: ...

Thanks, many more good points :thumbsup:

So, I guess the question should have been:
...in your opinion, which method would be best, for us here on the forum, to use?
(with the...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-13-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Those are some very good points, glad your around...

Those are some very good points, glad your around :thumbsup:
...so, I checked for ya, the battery pack on El Mini sits @ ~53.4V fully charged. :cheers2:

New questions::idea2:
For calculating...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-02-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
I just posted what the tests seemed to show ...

I just posted what the tests seemed to show :huh:

I recorded these tests (did ya watch the videos?)

I did the unloaded test twice & got same results
...the loaded test was a several block...
Forum: Electric Projects 08-01-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Here are the RPM tests results for El Mini with...

Here are the RPM tests results for El Mini with the ZY-1020 (GD) 48V 1,000W motor & a 7.5:1 gear ratio :thumbsup:

Since were taking our readings from the rear sprocket, we will have to do some...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-21-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
I came up with a quick, simple (maybe temporary,...

I came up with a quick, simple (maybe temporary, depending on how well it works) sensor mounting bracket
...just "zip tied" it to a small, plastic, squeeze clamp :thumbsup:

This way, I can simply...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-18-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Picked up some more magnets :thumbsup: ...for...

Picked up some more magnets :thumbsup:
...for testing different stuff (motors/karts)
...may have to "glue" 'em on

These magnets are a bit smaller
...but, should be strong enough to activate...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-12-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Industrial Velcro secures the 9V battery in place...

Industrial Velcro secures the 9V battery in place :thumbsup:
...but, didn't get any pics :mad2:

Wiring
I wired the positive (+) battery lead (red wire) to (1) pole of the switch
& then,...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
The back cover/box is ~2" x 3" x 2" ...so, the...

The back cover/box is ~2" x 3" x 2"
...so, the display, a 9V battery & an on/off switch should fit inside. :thumbsup:

Below are the diagrams I drew up

First, I just redrew the (factory)...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-11-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Here is the meter (front & back) :thumbsup: ...

Here is the meter (front & back) :thumbsup:

I did some measuring (it looks like ~2 3/4" x 1 3/16")
& marking (used a pencil & a square)

* I'm using another piece of plastic from an old TV...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-11-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Yup, that was a really good/in-depth analysis,...

Yup, that was a really good/in-depth analysis, Thanks Sid. :thumbsup:

I gonna set this (1) up as a mobile/hand held style meter
& run it off of a (1) 9V battery :2guns:

Kinda like the hand...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Hey mckutzy Looks like it ...but, I dunno,...

Hey mckutzy

Looks like it
...but, I dunno, were gonna find out. :thumbsup:

As far using as a fuse,

According to the specs:
..."Power requirement: DC 8-15V
...& Proximity output...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 661
Posted By Functional Artist
Digital RPM Meter

Over the winter I ordered a

Tachometer RPM Speed Meter 4 Digital Blue LED + Hall Proximity Switch Sensor (~$10.00)
...
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