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Planning a Lithiumate™ BMS

Four steps

Before installing a BMS:

  1. Plan how it will be integrated into the complete system
  2. Decide how you will arrange the cells, and how you will divide them into banks
  3. Decide if the BMS controller will drive contactors and/or cooling
  4. Select a charger
  5. Decide how the BMS controller with read the battery current: through sensors or from the CAN bus
  6. Decide how the BMS controller with control the source (e.g.: a charger) and load (e.g.: motor controller) to limt and shut off the battery current: through hard lines (on / off, or analog) or through the CAN bus
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