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OwnerHarald Kainz
LocationVienna, Vienna Austria map
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Vehicle1993 Cagiva Prima
Motor self made Brushless DC
Used components from industry servomotor.
~ 92% average efficiency.
- 100% sinusoidal waveform
- no noise, smooth operation
- regen
- cruise control
- reverse mode
Batteries672 Sony 18650V 1600mAh, 3.75 Volt, Lithium-Ion
Quite satisfied after 10000 miles.
Linear capacity drop ~ 7 % per 10000 miles.
System Voltage44 Volts
Charger PowerFinn PAC800
DC/DC Converter self made
Top Speed50 MPH (80 KPH)
Compromise (battery "soft" limit, "investment protection").
Range70 Miles (112 Kilometers)
@ 27 mph (44 km/h) average speed.
Watt Hours/Mile50 Wh/Mile
EV Miles
Current:17,000 Miles (27,353 Kilometers)
    As of 3/22/2009
Curb Weight275 Pounds (124 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeDon't want to calc.
Several iterations / fine tunings during each winter season ...
Conversion Cost~ 5000$ (plus a lot of "do it yourself")

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