Friday, October 30, 2009

When to short is two long

John's PakTrakr Display

Friday, October 2, 2009

What Hairball settings to use?

Q: Now that I have the car running with the Zilla, how should I adjust the battery and motor settings? A: In general, higher current produces more heat in the batteries, motor and interconnects. Most failures in EV’s are caused by too much heat buildup. Adjusting the limits that are stored in the Hairball can [...]

How to protect the Hairball while wiring the car

Q: How to protect the Hairball while wiring the car? A: Remove all power to the Hairball before performing any wiring. Double check your wiring before powering it up. Also, be sure you have the correct snubber diode (supplied with the unit) installed on the contactor before turning it on for the first time. Beware [...]