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Forum: Electric Bikes 07-23-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
firedog, I like your EPLUS - you like keeping...

firedog,
I like your EPLUS - you like keeping your stuff clean thats for sure, looks brand new.
Running two different chemistries in parallel is not good idea in general.
I would not go into...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-23-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
wrandyr, that is correct - you must run hub...

wrandyr,
that is correct - you must run hub battery until LVC off so the chip on hub electronics can register new values for SOC which will make SOC bars more accurate.
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-15-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By powell
This post is little about BIONX , it might have...

This post is little about BIONX , it might have been about any tech. product.
It is about customer service, warranty - this issues should be very clearly stated on paper when product is sold....
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-12-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
WRANDYR. power button is the first to...

WRANDYR.
power button is the first to malfunction , because its the most used.
Sooner or later you will experience random cut offs with display going blank.
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-12-16, 07:24 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
Firedog, welcome to forums and especially...

Firedog,
welcome to forums and especially welcome to this thread , I knew it was just matter of time, another Eplus owner.
In general I like your ideas, but, but...
Before doing any conversions......
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-06-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
wrandyr, EPLUS uses HIROSE brand for...

wrandyr,
EPLUS uses HIROSE brand for communication connectors, good news is there are crimp version and there are solder version of such connector, so no crimp tool is necessary. It should be not so...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-05-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
since I repaired display/controller switches ...

since I repaired display/controller switches
no more random cut offs when display went blank.
I am sure those cut offs were caused by sticky, faulty, tactile switches.
Now my switches are...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-03-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
which data connector exactly broke, at the...

which data connector exactly broke, at the display/contr., at the motor ,etc??
Our problems with EPLUSes seem minor,
Just read about this guy on ES:
on his Alibaba DD motor order they shipped his...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-02-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,436
Posted By powell
definitely, I would connect 48V charger...

definitely,
I would connect 48V charger directly where cells are connected to electronics and watch voltage increase until say 40V.
And ext try to charge normally through charging port.
I hope it...
Forum: Electric Bikes 07-02-16, 06:39 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
Wrandyr, thank you for contributing, tell me...

Wrandyr,
thank you for contributing,
tell me , any problems with your Eplus? Any problem with switches on display/controller?
Yours is 1000W if I remember correctly?
so you are approaching 16,000...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-30-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
UPDATE I still hope there are other EPLUS...

UPDATE
I still hope there are other EPLUS owners out there reading this.
I have ridden past 16,000 kilometers on my EPLUS.
Unfortunately I had to completely rebuild display/controller.

ALL...
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-19-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,527
Posted By powell
Why not?? mid drive is hard on chain, gears,...

Why not??
mid drive is hard on chain, gears, etc ....
Everybody has different situations, but where I live I must have 100% silent edrive and it is number one for me.
With 80Nm of torque my EPLUS...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-20-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By powell
agree with 350htrr, thread about DIY ebike...

agree with 350htrr,
thread about DIY ebike bulid just dissapeared today.
WHY?
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-08-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By powell
I bought TIOBA bike equipped with BIONX 350W...

I bought TIOBA bike equipped with BIONX 350W here in Calgary, for sure there are other prebuild ebikes with BIONX offered in Canada,
example JVbIKES in Vancouver sells many BIONX powered bikes, in...
Forum: Electric Bikes 05-03-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
The problems is I guess with comm or power wires...

The problems is I guess with comm or power wires or sense wires connected to relocated boards not boards themselves. you were going through rough terrain, bumping ????
Spare hub battery has Nickel...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-30-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
there is one big difference between our packs. ...

there is one big difference between our packs.
Both use 12S 20Ah pouches,
BUT
I do not use any BMS on mine. Only high voltage cut off for charging and low voltage cut off on discharge.
NO...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-30-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
by cut out you mean flashing battery symbol on...

by cut out you mean flashing battery symbol on display/controller?
You see front battery electronics /BMS/ were designed to monitor 30 Nickel cells in group of 5 .
So BMS monitored 6 voltages of 6...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-29-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
Dennis, I would be extremaly interested in your...

Dennis,
I would be extremaly interested in your FALCO purchase.
For those who dont know:
FALCO is electric drive/kit designed by the same company - STG and leading engineer who designed...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-18-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,806
Posted By powell
YOU must confuse electrical units here, "amps...

YOU must confuse electrical units here,
"amps used. in 15 miles.." ???? really?
Amps of current are drawn by the motor/controller when you move, they dont accumulate!
You use Wattshours of energy...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-16-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,547
Posted By powell
In my case: sitting behind steering wheel for...

In my case:
sitting behind steering wheel for 10 minutes every morning versus riding with some pedalling ebike in fresh air every morning.
No brainer what is better.
ebike?
once you reach 60...
Forum: Electric Bikes 04-15-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,806
Posted By powell
voltmeter at the top? pretty useless indication...

voltmeter at the top?
pretty useless indication of State of Charge SOC of battery. Modern Lithium cells have such flat discharge curve so voltage is VERY approximate indication of SOC of the pack....
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-30-16, 04:57 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,892
Posted By powell
I pulled my EPLUS BIRIA from winter storage. ...

I pulled my EPLUS BIRIA from winter storage.
During winter I installed new additions to my EPLUS BIRIA namely end bars.
Recently 14,241 kilometers on it.
Everything works OK after winter storage,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-28-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By powell
512225512224I commute 330 days in a year...

512225512224I commute 330 days in a year including harsh Canada winter months.
Of course I was many times in rain , pouring rain tipically 1/2 hour in rain .
rain gear and rain-proof ride is a key....
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-27-16, 04:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,547
Posted By powell
" it doesnt matter how much they are discharged" ...

" it doesnt matter how much they are discharged" ???? in post #6 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6)
he really needs to educate himself more on how Lithium cell...
Forum: Electric Bikes 03-26-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,547
Posted By powell
how many miles/kilometers will last? - it...

how many miles/kilometers will last? - it depends a lot on HOW you use them.
Example: if you discharge to LVC /low voltage cut off/ every ride they will last much shorter than if you discharged...
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