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  1. Factory400

    24v/400Ah in a 1-man mobile configuration

    Curious how many have designed a battery pack similar to what I have. When I initially looked at what I needed and wanted from a battery system, I decided I wanted it to serve more than one single purpose. Power my travel trailer on camping trips. Provide backup and auxiliary power at home...
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    Chargery BMS16T Teardown and circuit analysis? Anyone?

    I don't believe anyone has started a thread like this - a teardown of a Chargery BMS16T to analyze how it works. Does this sound interesting? Nerd Level: 1000
  3. Factory400

    Ali Express feels so shady - but do I have a choice buying LiFePO4 batteries?

    I have only ordered a handful of things from Ali Express and Alibaba over the years, all of which has been low value. Now that I am building some large-ish battery systems, the money is enough to sting if I get ripped off. How in the world do I qualify the myriad of vendors on Ali Express...
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    Too good to be true? Legit? 16pcs of 100Ah CALB cells for $78 each. "Grade A" "Brand new" Free shipping to USA. Seems like a setup for disappointment 30-40 days from now....or a great deal from an aggressive seller looking to get...
  5. Factory400

    Building for reliability: 24v 200-400Ah LifePO4

    I have been considering my options for an off-grid mobile power system for a while. On the topic of the battery storage, I recently decided on 24v LifePO4. Requirements - Basic use: 100Ah Typical use: 200Ah Typical use with hopeful rainy day energy budget: 400Ah Max load 2.5kW Average load...