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Old 03-23-2012, 12:03 PM   #5616 (permalink)
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@ sawickm "That is similar to the Capacitor that Netgain is using in their Warp Drive Controller?"

I don't know, but I think they are similar. I have talked to Ryan at Netgain about capacitors in the past. We live in the same area. The early models of the WD1 used many electrolytic capacitors, much like the 500AMP Open Revolt controller, but he changed the design due to uneven heating through the capacitors.

The new WD1 and WD2 are rated at 360 volts and 1400 amps! Very impressive; half a megawatt. I figured if I used a similar capacitor to what he used, I would be safe at a 200V 500A controller.

Thanks everybody for steering me in the right direction. I will do some more research!

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