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by PStechPaul
Sat, 16 Jun 2012, 20:33
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Clueless ride on mower project
Replies: 10
Views: 1744

Clueless ride on mower project

This is a rather old thread but my project is similar. I replaced a 10HP ICE on a rider with a 2HP 3phase motor I bought for about $50. I used a VF drive that was also about $50 on eBay. And I was actually able to run it with a single 12V 17A-H SLA battery. I made my own DC-DC converter from parts I...
by PStechPaul
Sat, 16 Jun 2012, 18:22
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: big batteries and step up DC converters
Replies: 69
Views: 17887

big batteries and step up DC converters

This is an interesting thread. I had a similar idea, and I built a converter that takes 12V or 24V and steps it up to 320VDC with which I'm powering a 2HP VFD and a 2HP 3phase motor on a small tractor. I've been discussing my project on: mytractorforum and also on: diyelectriccar You can see my most...