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Grant Mahalek <gmahalek-at-shaw.ca>
Re: wheel chair motors [TANKS]
Tue, 02 Aug 2005 06:00:26 -0600
Wheelchair motors and medical scooter motors are easily scavenged here in
Calgary for free!!
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Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 5:07 PM
Subject: wheel chair motors [TANKS]
> just testing out my email signature. biggest middle name EVER (and last
> name too).
> Amir "Does anyone know Amp draw range for wheel chair motors? I think
> someone recently said it was ~80 amps. Even if the motors cost $100 each
> its still probably cheaper than anything requiring a ~9:1 reduction. But
> what about the motor controllers. Other than $500 Vantec stuff and Steve's
> latest set up, what options are there for wheel chair controllers? How
> easy/cheap is it to acquire/interface with the controller from the actual
> wheelchair? How viable is a 'doubled/tripled' up Tri-pact controller?
> (Or are there 80 amp relays to be gotten on the cheap?)" Tahvildaran