[ausev] DC or AC motors - which make the best generators?
Gil at Gil.Dawson.name
Tue Jun 3 17:02:36 GMT 2008
At 10:01 A -0500 6/3/08, m. edmund howse wrote:
>Actually, every brushed DC motor has regen capabilities. Essentially
>all that is needed is a relay
>to switch the input to the motor off and then the output of the
>motor which is now a generator to the charging ckt.
Well, yes, that's true. I suppose the charging ckt would include
stepping the DC generator's output voltage up to the battery pack's
proper charging voltage.
Coordinating all this I assumed would be the function of the motor
controller, but I can see how you could visualize regen as a separate
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