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by Solardad
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Chevy Volt Battery
Replies: 37
Views: 21902

Re: Chevy Volt Battery

@jbackker Similar route. I think we may have the same unit outside of number of cells (12 vs 14s): https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32848466970.html?spm=a2g1y.12024536.productList_36043873.pic_0 A few months ago I hooked up 4 Volt modules, 12s4p (out of 15), and used two of the above BMSs, 1 BMS per ...
by Solardad
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Chevy Volt Battery
Replies: 37
Views: 21902

Re: Chevy Volt Battery

@ marscan Thinking the issue is with your charge units. I also have a Volt bank from two 2011 cars, 12s16p. Using a Victron MPPT charge controller and associated shunt and have never had an issue when the charger going over the set settings for FLOAT. My settings are: Absorption: 48.6 Float: 48.5 Eq...
by Solardad
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Chevy Volt Battery
Replies: 37
Views: 21902

Re: Chevy Volt Battery

I believe a review was done on the board.

https://youtu.be/uDvS5alGH6w
by Solardad
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Chevy Volt Battery
Replies: 37
Views: 21902

Re: Chevy Volt Battery

Which smart bms are you using, link?

Yes.. I think more and more folks are seeing the advantages of the Volt.
I lucked out and got my packs at $105/kw but prices are getting higher.
by Solardad
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: OutBack
Topic: Chevy Volt Battery
Replies: 37
Views: 21902

Re: Chevy Volt Battery

@jbakker How is your battery system holding up? Using your BMS for balance yet? I have a similar Chevy Volt system but from two 2011 model years. The battery pack from that year is made up with 12s packs OR 12s16p. 12s brings me up to 44.4v nominal, not ideal for Outback since the DOD is 44 where I ...
by Solardad
Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Webinars
Topic: Webinar Nov 14th: AC Input Modes / Operating Modes
Replies: 5
Views: 6386

Re: Webinar Nov 14th: AC Input Modes / Operating Modes

Is there a recording that folks can access after the fact?

Thanks
by Solardad
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: SkyBox Inverter
Topic: Ordered a Skybox
Replies: 17
Views: 12053

Re: Ordered a Skybox

Ampster wrote:".....My 14kWhrs of batteries are ready to go so I am anxiously awaiting confirmation of a ship date.
@ampster What did you end up doing for for battery..Leaf again or something else?

Thanks
by Solardad
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: MX60 Charge Controller
Topic: PV voltage input changing
Replies: 6
Views: 6414

Re: PV voltage input changing

Hi -wondering if you were able to resolve...?