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Hi,Hill climbing is no problem but of course it depends on the steepness of the hill you want to ride.Do you have something easier to conversate like facebook or google hangouts, So I can give you the tips I learned and explain you some small things I should change?
Hi,I would really like to help you with your project so if you have any questions just ask ;)1. The boat ESC has forward, reverse and braking function which is standard enabled but you can change it with the programming card.2. Well the Kv rating is depending on the speed you want to reach.I will give 2 examples by calculating:- a 320kV motor with 30/15 pulley will give you a speed of 46km/h in theorie- a 236Kv motor with 30/20 pulley will give you also like 46km/h in theorie.They will have the same torque if the speed of the board is the same because you gonna change the transmission.It's true that a lower Kv motor has a higher torque but these motors should be used in airplanes with no transmission.The only option to get more torque is to change the transmission to a lower speed of th...see more »Hi,I would really like to help you with your project so if you have any questions just ask ;)1. The boat ESC has forward, reverse and braking function which is standard enabled but you can change it with the programming card.2. Well the Kv rating is depending on the speed you want to reach.I will give 2 examples by calculating:- a 320kV motor with 30/15 pulley will give you a speed of 46km/h in theorie- a 236Kv motor with 30/20 pulley will give you also like 46km/h in theorie.They will have the same torque if the speed of the board is the same because you gonna change the transmission.It's true that a lower Kv motor has a higher torque but these motors should be used in airplanes with no transmission.The only option to get more torque is to change the transmission to a lower speed of the board like 36km/h for example.Or you can use more cells to get a battery pack like 8S, 10S or 12S to get more power and torque.3. And yep but I have used 6S for the first reason because it's much cheaper, 6S ESC are very cheap like the 120A boat esc and I haven't had problems, the motor is running fine and don't gets really hot. Right now I use like 75% of the motor capacity (1800W and the max of the motor is 2300W) so if you use 10S and calculate 10*3,7*80A will be like 3000W but the motor max will still be 2300W so I guess like 75% I'm using now.4. The battery pack under my board hasn't a BMS but the ESC will stop when a cell of the battery is below 3,2V. The cut off voltage can also be changed with the program card.I'm charging the batteries with a 6S balance charger but you can also use a 6S BMS board and mount it under the board which is more easy to charge it.
Thanks man yeah it's so fun to ride!And I'm not going to make a video how I made it because thid instructable already explaines everything?If you have some questions just ask me and I will explain it ?
The controller is like a rc-car controller so you can also brake with the controller.You can adjust the brake power with the programming card, the brake power is now on 25% so if that's not enough you can easy program it to like 50% or 75% ;)
Nope just the XT60 connectors to turn it on
Hi,I spent like 300€ (320$) for the parts I needed to make my longboard electric.
No, the longboard is not included so 400€ if you want the total costs
The exact weight is 6,3kg.Well if you buy the 250W charger it will take only 1 hour to charge.With the 50W charger which I have now it takes 5hours so that's my next upgrade :)
Because you need to lean left or right on the board to steer.So the truck axle will move while steering.
In my other bluetooth speaker I have used a audio usb so it's explained there already ;)
Yep they are just rubber wrist bands ;)
1 cell is made for 5A charging constant, and I have 2 cells in parallel so that means the pack can be charged at 10A.The charger is also 10A and 250W so it will be max charging at 10A.This should not effect the batteries lifetime.
Thank you very much!Nice I'm looking to see builds from other people :)I will add a new pictures of the complete schema of the wirings to make everything clear.
Or this pack is also very good but it's ticker and you can't disassemble it:https://hobbyking.com/en_us/turnigy-5000mah-6s-20c...It's a 6S 5Ah pack so you need 2 of these to get 10Ah
Hi,I should recommand this battery if the single cells are not available:https://hobbyking.com/en_us/multistar-high-capacit...Multistar does not glue their batteries so you can easily disassemble the battery to have the single cells (10Ah) seperately so you can.Here's a link how it looks like when you open the pack:http://www.electric-skateboard.builders/t/how-i-ma...
With the remote controller, it works the same as the one of an rc-car
Yes, the esc is made to be cooled by water but you don't need to do that.The esc max amps are like 100A at startup and like 60A when I'm cruisingAnd the esc isn't getting very hot
If you really want hub motors, I can recommand these:- Dual Hub Motor (130kV 6S)http://diyelectricskateboard.com/diy-electric-skateboard-kits-parts/electric-skateboard-hub-motor-dual/- Single Hub Motor (130kV 6S)http://diyelectricskateboard.com/diy-electric-skateboard-kits-parts/electric-skateboard-hub-motor-single/It's a good brand and you can buy new wheels for the hub motors wheels:http://diyelectricskateboard.com/diy-electric-skateboard-kits-parts/hub-motor-replacement-wheel/The 83mm wheels will go 40km/hThe 90mm wheels will go 45km/hIf you use a single hub I should use the 83mm wheels (it has more torque with 83mm then 90mm)When you want Dual hubs you can choose 83mm or 90mm, will both work fine ;)
You need to use flux and then it will solder very good
Thank you man!
Do you mean how it works? because that's very easy but I will add some pictures if that's necessary :)
Thank you so much!
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