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Old 06-08-12, 10:29 PM   #1
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power cell battery??

are powercell batteries any good for electric bikes,at 12v and 3300 amps thats 39600w 50 pounds is heavy,but they will give you distance.
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Old 06-08-12, 11:27 PM   #2
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The 3300A figure is what the battery can put out for a very short burst of current - relevant for the intended use of driving high-power audio systems, but much less so for electric bikes. The battery is also rated with a capacity of 67 A-hrs which is more relevant. At 12V, that gives about 800 W-hrs or the ability to drive a 1 HP motor for about an hour. Like other lead-acid batteries, they're rather heavy for the amount of capacity.
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