Another solution would be to get a Landis charger controller, which is made to do exactly what you want. I still have them available at the old price of $40 including postage to the US and Canada. They are listed on the elec-trak.com site in the parts for sale forum. Here is a link:|
I have sold over 100 and everyone seems satisfied.
> Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:57:35 -0400
> From: Fred Walter mks com
> To: elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
> Subject: (ET) Recommendations for modern replacements for the electronics?
> I have an E12 and an EGT100. I'm located in Ontario, Canada.
> I'm looking for a battery pack charger, that will go into a maintenance
> mode when the battery pack is fully charged (so I can leave it plugged
> in all the time). I'd prefer one that will also try to desulphate
> batteries. So far I've had the following recommended to me:
> - external battery pack charger: Soniel 3610SRF
> I have a welder's power outlet available to me for charging (220VAC) if
> that would help speed up the charging process with a different charger.
> (I'm told the above charger takes about 24hours to fully charge a 36volt
> battery bank.)
> What motor controllers people are recommending? I've seen mention of
> Alltrax, but not the model that was being used. Where can one get the
> best price for one? (Keeping in mind that I'm in Canada.)
> Any other recommendations when it comes to replacing or adding to the
> electronics on my electric tractors?
> Is there anyone in Canada that makes/sells replacement battery boxes?
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