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Old 08-17-2022, 12:16 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by serialk11r View Post
Ah, I never bothered checking the prices of individual cells haha. 7Ah for 3.50 is a good deal, 4S6P would be 84 bucks so much less than 200 for the assembled pack.

I also realize people use batteries in far more demanding settings with no individual cell balancing, but... it's "correct" to use a BMS and not fair to compare directly to BMS equipped batteries.

In a car, I think having the original fitment plastic case, SAE post terminals, and a BMS, all assembled, is well worth an added 120 bucks.
BMS from Aliexpress is a few bucks more.

I bought some balancers and intend to use them going forward. Donít care for full BMS though as itís just another parasitic load.

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