After you’ve made your circuit boards they need to be programmed! At a minimum you can program with the software that I’ve produced, or you might like to change things to suit your setup. This article walks you through the process.
How to Assemble the Circuit Boards for the Low Cost BMS
How to purchase components and solder them to your circuit boards
How to Create Circuit Boards for the Low Cost BMS
This article walks you through how to make the circuit boards (PCBs) for the Low Cost BMS.
The Low Cost BMS
The Low Cost BMS is an open-source design for a battery management system. You can build this BMS yourself to monitor cells within your homemade battery. It will take you some time to do, and you may have to learn a bit along the way, but it will be cheap!
What is cell balancing and why should I do it?
A beginner’s guide to cell balancing in a home-made battery
The Selectronic SP PRO Inverter/Charger
How I’ve configured what is probably the most advanced and flexible battery inverter/charger on the market.
How I made my DIY Home Battery
This page describes my homemade home storage battery (DIY Powerwall). It is a grid-connect battery, it charges from my solar array and is built around some windfall lithium cells.
Earth Leakage on a Converted EV
Earth leakage is an important but easily overlooked component of a converted EV. This article gives a cheap method to check the safety of your vehicle.
Finding the Brumby’s Drag and Rolling Resistance
Testing the Electric Brumby for Rolling Resistance and Aerodynamic Drag.
Resistance is a Drag!
Making efficiency modifications? Calculate the coefficients of Rolling Resistance and Aerodynamic Drag for your vehicle