PING BATTERY OR NOT

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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by wineboyrider » Jul 08, 2013 9:13 pm

By the way Dennis your ping pack is on it's way...LOL
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I put over 4000 miles on my 36v 20ah and went through 2 bms setups, but loved it! It doesn't owe me anything.LOL
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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by dnmun » Jul 08, 2013 10:10 pm

i was able to cut and paste one of the others into another pack but ruined it by letting it overdischarge while disconnected from the BMS during a test. somebody here just sent me pictures of 4 puffers in his ping pack so i guess i know where these will go.

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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by chemosavi » Jul 16, 2016 10:14 am

I'm giving up on my Ping Battery and BMC. Actually my second Ping Battery and BMC since the first ones also failed.
The amount of time spent screwing around and or sending it back etc. is more than quite a few new batteries at my wage point.
The guy is amazing at support and very willing to help you out but this is not really a suitable end game.
Moving to the newer panasonic or samsung cells.
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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by o00scorpion00o » Jul 16, 2016 2:08 pm

Are ping batteries still costing the same as they did 5 years ago ?

There's much better available now that are smaller and lighter.
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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by Blueshift » Jul 16, 2016 10:33 pm

The panasonic and samsung cells don't last as long right? I thought they had fewer life cycles.

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Re: PING BATTERY OR NOT

Post by o00scorpion00o » Jul 16, 2016 11:46 pm

It's a trade off. Big heavy bulk, longer life or smaller lighter and shorter life. You could still get a couple of years use. My Bosch battery on my Bosch Mid drive is 3 years old and I don't notice any loss of range, though I admit I haven't had the time to use it the last year and I store it around 30-40%.

Pings are not for bicycles if you ask me. They were good when there was no alternative but afaik, he still charges big money when there's considerable more choice available now.

You could also make a decent LiPo pack that small, light and very cheap but you do have to get a good balance charger and learn how to work with LiPo, you can't store it in the house for instance.
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