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08-15-21, 07:21 PM
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Posted By powell

to other EPLUS riders if any left, I am sure...

to other EPLUS riders if any left, I am sure there still owners riding EPLUS.
my EPLUS 1000W is going strong
I reached almost 45 500 kilometers on my EPLUS....
05-24-21, 06:50 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Hi all EPLUS riders. another milestone I...

Hi
all EPLUS riders.
another milestone
I am 1 kilometer away from reaching 42 000 kilometers on my summer EPLUS.
I experienced several minor problems with my summer EPLUS.
ERROR 5 displayed...
05-01-21, 12:50 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

wrandyr Andy, EPLUS drive generates ERRORs...

wrandyr
Andy,
EPLUS drive generates ERRORs for the reasons.
and those errors must be looked at one at the time.
again
I will be very interested
in your EPLUS electronics.
05-01-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

the bottom line is simple: without opening pack...

the bottom line is simple:
without opening pack and absolutely making sure no any other electronics are connected to cells except 2 sense taps - you dont know what are you doing.
it all depends...
03-18-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Firedog here is diagram of Makita 18V pack, 15...

Firedog
here is diagram of Makita 18V pack, 15 cell, 5S3P just like yours you showed in post above.
can you see 4V tap wire connected to board?
it does NOT matter is for charging monitoring ,...
03-18-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Kauakit, would you consider selling some EPLUS...

Kauakit,
would you consider selling some EPLUS boards , I am very interested?
powell
02-11-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

there are at minimum 4 black wires in your...

there are at minimum 4 black wires in your picture, cannot see in the back.
one black wire is main wire going to terminal but 3 other black wires are for what?
no 6 wires because your pack monitors...
02-07-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

BMS INSIDE power tool batteries has balancing...

BMS INSIDE power tool batteries has balancing leads PERMANENTLY connected to cells, you cannot disconnect those leads
those balancing leads connect to chip on BMS,
when you connect string whatever...
02-06-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Firedog, I read your posts carefully about...

Firedog,
I read your posts carefully about power tool batteries you used with your Eplus.
you obviously change my schematics of conversion to non-Eplus battery.
You obviously forgot about...
12-11-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

empty

empty
10-14-20, 06:46 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Wrandyr since your purpose /as you write above/...

Wrandyr
since your purpose /as you write above/
is to use this battB board with power tool battery packs, right?
so I am going to write only about this.
what power tools packs, what...
09-29-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Wrandyr. I was rather blunt and harsh writing...

Wrandyr.
I was rather blunt and harsh writing about this EPLUS battB electronics.
sorry for this,
I understand you, you want to put such nice looking board to use.
but it does not change fact...
09-25-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Another milestone in my EPLUS history. today my...

Another milestone in my EPLUS history.
today my EPLUS equipped BIRIA reached over 40,000 kilometers millage !!!
again
it is same EPLUS drive/motor used with 3 different batteries over years of...
08-27-20, 03:40 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

very fine of piece of electronic engineering...

very fine of piece of electronic engineering which failed big time.
so 10S , typical Lithium cell is 4.2V fully charged, times 10 = 42V - ideal for EPLUS.
I power my EPLUS on 11S but I dont charge...
08-27-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Wrandyr to start with , can you tell us what...

Wrandyr
to start with ,
can you tell us what was original configuration of LiPolymer EPLUS battery?
series, paraller
I presume 10S1P configuaration.I
07-23-20, 05:09 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

beauty of EPLUS drive is that I can descent very...

beauty of EPLUS drive is that I can descent very steep downhill part of pathway with my hands not touching any brake levers.
in regen level 9 .
putting EPLUS on the bicycle exercise stand during...
06-18-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

[QUOTE=Firedog91902;21478402]Powell, . One I...

[QUOTE=Firedog91902;21478402]Powell,

. One I forgot to mention is regen braking issues. Since the charge boards think the SOC is always near zero, regen engages even if the batteries are full...
05-23-20, 12:26 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Wrandyr do you still plan on replacing NMH...

Wrandyr
do you still plan on replacing NMH cells?
it would be difficult task, I must guess.
I admit I didnt think about it when I was sending you my NMH cells.
so standard round cell welder would...
05-18-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Wrandyr what tooling do you mean? to take front...

Wrandyr
what tooling do you mean? to take front hub apart?
05-17-20, 09:31 AM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Jack, I would follow Firedog advice. make...

Jack,
I would follow Firedog advice.
make sure your second Eplus works - powers up normally, throttle works,
next
take second Eplus battery apart , remove control/process board and use it for...
05-14-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Jack there are no emails at this forum , you...

Jack
there are no emails at this forum , you mean personal message??
Ok I will try to send you personal message on this forum.
look up at the top of this page for notification.
I am sure members...
05-14-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Jack you sent Yahoo email to me?? I mean how...

Jack
you sent Yahoo email to me??
I mean how did you get my email?
Miroslaw
05-12-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

I repaired one control board by replacing...

I repaired one control board by replacing tranceiver chip
05-12-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

JVL BTW it would be nice to know your name and...

JVL
BTW it would be nice to know your name and location.
I understand you did conversion and connected non-EPLUS battery according to my schematics.
It had been said before but once again:...
05-09-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

JLV Before I answer... are you there to read...

JLV
Before I answer...
are you there to read my answers?
I had at least 2 instances in this thread that person who asked for help just gave up and desnt bother to answer.
05-07-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

I will answer on weekend Saturday? right now...

I will answer on weekend
Saturday?
right now very busy.
for now:
you must follow my schematics.
04-29-20, 06:21 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Firedog, sorry for late answer I was away. As...

Firedog,
sorry for late answer I was away.
As you can see from my Lithium conversion schematics I charge completely outside EPLUS drive.
This is my understanding that State of Charge SOC display...
03-27-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Firedog of course you are aware of 10 min....

Firedog
of course you are aware of 10 min. timeout.
it might be even less with different software versions.
03-26-20, 07:18 AM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Firedog, I remember the fight to open this snap...

Firedog,
I remember the fight to open this snap ring, as far as I remember I managed to open snap ring without removing the collar,
display/controller gets 5V for powering its circuit board from...
03-12-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

big black box is a battery - Nissan Leaf 11S...

big black box is a battery - Nissan Leaf 11S cells LG Chem, of course from written off Nissan, you cannot buy brand new cells .
small black box below are EPLUS battery electronics.
03-12-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

simply I washed it before taking pictures, ...

simply
I washed it before taking pictures,
usually is covered in whitish salty deposit,
all possible hardware on this bike like - screws, nuts, brackets , etc, are stainless , copper or...
03-08-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

It is winter time here in Western Canada. I...

It is winter time here in Western Canada.
I want to introduce you to my EPLUS winter ebike.
I have ridden 6425 kilometers since installing EPLUS drive on this frame.
6425 kms of harsh winter...
11-24-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Jeepin, what software version is loaded on your...

Jeepin,
what software version is loaded on your Eplus?
is it 750W version?
10-13-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191013_110141746_8472cd3d87d29f5881d06213dbcffef4f632eb31.jpg...
09-23-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By powell

I would never leave my winter ebike in wherever...

I would never leave my winter ebike in wherever belowzero temperature overnight
09-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By powell

We have all kind of battery chemistry Some more...

We have all kind of battery chemistry
Some more some less affected by cold

So do not throw all in one bag.
With my winter ride I loose no more than 10% of our most battery capacity
I use NMC...
08-13-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

it is not only just nice bike what is NICE is...

it is not only just nice bike
what is NICE is electric drive which powers this bike - EPLUS.
As you can see from my posts millage on my EPLUS powered bike is over 32,000 kilometers.
Metalman does...
08-02-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Easter, I feel so embarrassed for what I posted...

Easter,
I feel so embarrassed for what I posted in this thread about you , I assumed stupidly.
the fact that you have your 11-year old changed everything in my mind.
I will try to write more now I...
07-30-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

There are 4 buttons UP button POWER button...

There are 4 buttons

UP button
POWER button
CRUSE button
DOWN button

press DOWN button many times until it shows

REGEN 9
07-27-19, 07:53 PM
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Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/832x624/011_484f8f95e6fe3ee92a072d76925eed4bf880eb1f.jpg...
06-23-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,723
Posted By powell

Frankenbike, where in Canada do you ride? I...

Frankenbike,
where in Canada do you ride?
I ride my Eplus in Alberta winter January-March day after day to work
you should see inside my motor .
why do you need new bearings after one year of...
06-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Kauakit My guess is 1000W Eplus and 750W Eplus...

Kauakit
My guess is 1000W Eplus and 750W Eplus have same, same electronics, they can be programmed .
You can call Rick Ruggiero , maybe he can reprogram motor electronics for 1000W.
06-12-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By powell

Calgarian here It is not the same city...

Calgarian here
It is not the same city comparing with Calgary during Winter Olimpics games in this city 1989
Run down and falling apart.
City street crack pothols everywhere.
Sticking water...
06-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Now it is clear that Monte , Easter gave up on...

Now it is clear that Monte , Easter gave up on converting their EPLUS into Lithium powered EPLUS.
I still hope she would sell me some electronics.
05-31-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/433x577/img_20190528_233256397_78c40e404a1832c0dc2c2fb2c2ccf8f6fc4cafd0.jpg

actual millage May27, 2019
Hi all
I want to update you on my...
05-24-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,966
Posted By powell

"why not to get motorscooter" On my ebike I can...

"why not to get motorscooter"
On my ebike I can ride and pedal at 50kmh
I am on the top of the motor, my pedalling increase this 50kmh to 52kmh.
Some people have a problem to comprehend this.
For...
05-20-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

disconnecting main battery terminals from BMS...

disconnecting main battery terminals from BMS power board for direct connect to charger is special operation - do not do it when you are tired.
first thing - you MUST wrap Allen key with tape except...
05-20-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 167,768
Posted By powell

Kauakit, congratulation on getting another...

Kauakit,
congratulation on getting another EPLUS.
the question is:
what exactey EPLUS version you got????
is it programmed to 750W or 1000W - big question.
I advice you to contact Rick Ruggiero...
05-17-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,723
Posted By powell

This question is to Veganbikes If somebody came...

This question is to Veganbikes
If somebody came to your shop with broken Bafang installed ebike,
would you accept it for repair?
I understand you repair not only brands which you sell.
05-09-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,723
Posted By powell

As you probably know China brands I mean China...

As you probably know China brands
I mean China brand NOT western brand made in China
So they would seek two cents saving here, three cents saving there.
every cents of saving counts
Not for...
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