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Old 10-14-2013, 02:01 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I found the thread via Search and mentioned it in another thread.

Originally Posted by myself
4.5" thick, 16" in diameter and ~100 horsepower
A commercial product on the market in 2014
Requires an 18" wheel and is geared for 1000-1500rpm
reference controller code for evaluation testing
communicates via CAN bus
It appears that the low-speed/high-torque design with integral multiple micro-inverters is very efficient at regeneration which suggests you lose the unsprung weight of the mechanical brakes.

Originally Posted by myself, again
Their videos suggest the motor has an open center so a driveshaft can pass through. Can a differential for inboard mounting be far behind?
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