|Owner's Other EV||1992 Toyota Hilux / Tacoma|
|Location||Collaroy Plateau, Sydney, New South Wales Australia map|
|Vehicle||2007 Home made self balancing scooter |
The scooter is like the Segway. It is based on an old electric wheelchair chassis.
|Motor||24v from Electric Wheelchair. Permanent Magnet DC|
|Drivetrain||2 x DC 24 volt motors from electric wheelchair. The wheels are driven through a worm drive reduction gearbox.|
|Controller|| 2 channel PWM|
IBC From RoboWars. WebPage Firmware replaced to give Locked Antiphase control.
|Batteries||3 7Ah SLA, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel|
These batteries were scrounged from the Electric Wheelchair place. They are used but hold a charge.
|System Voltage||36 Volts|
|Charger|| Home made 12 volt|
Batteries charge in parallel an discharge in series.
|Top Speed||10 MPH (16 KPH)|
The scotter can go at a fast walk on flat concrete or tar seal.
|Acceleration||Lean forward, it goes forward it goes forward, Lean back and it goes back. :)|
|Seating Capacity||1 standing|
|Tires||Std electric wheelchair tires.|
|Conversion Time||3 weekends and some software development time.|
From start to finish about 2 months.
|Conversion Cost||AUD $600|