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Old 10-10-2008, 10:50 AM   #723 (permalink)
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Last 3: 70.09 mpg (US)

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Nope, Ivan's got more pressing issues (a 1 year-old @ home) to bother spending time on the computer!

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Good news! James from the UK, designer of the incredibly useful LED battery pack monitor that is in the ForkenSwift, has just posted step by step instructions on how to build them:



See: EV Weblog: LED Bargraph battery monitor part 2

An LED monitor like this is invaluable for anyone driving an older, less-than-perfectly-balanced pack. Prevent battricide! Build a pack monitor!
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