dogman wrote:Very interesting. So that is a gear motor? I had gotten the impression that the 1000 watt was going to be a direct drive motor.
Heat build up is no problem for up to 3000W or so- more if you use 10g wires at the shaft. If you plan on loading 9000W like a certain member on this forum is using, I would definately go for the much larger crystalyte!!! We are going to have 2 versions of this motor, the first available in production is the geared motor, later on a gearless version will follow. The gearless version is going to take more work to fine tune to the specs needed... Have a great day everyone!
dogman wrote:Heh Heh , bet I can melt one, in an unbiased test of course, the desert weather doesn't care who you are in June. I talk about heat because my commute home is 15 miles uphill, and when it's 105, that is a test for any motor. But in moderate weather, I see the heat being an issue when people take this motor to the mountains and ride up some pretty steep hills so they can do a DH ride back down. Seriously, if you ride most hub motors up a hill non stop for say, 45 minuites, it will get pretty dang hot! This was not such an issue when we were stuck with 30 minuite ride time batteries, but my ping will go for about an hour and a half. I would love to test one of these motors, but I don't have a battery that could hack it at this time.
snowranger wrote:Sounds like you got a different motor from what's out there now.