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Old 05-10-2009, 11:26 AM   #1178 (permalink)
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This makes it much smoother at low rpm.......which made the average current samples more jumpy, which made driving based on current sort of jerky.
Wow - that should make a big difference.

For anyone who hasn't driven an electric car before, one of the coolest things about it is HOW SUPER SMOOTH it is to drive!

Even if the controller can handle 144V and a zillion amps, if it doesn't drive well, it won't be fun!
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