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    Now that I think about it I do remember there...

    Now that I think about it I do remember there being a decent spark when connecting the wires to the iglide. It certainly makes to think you did something wrong.

    As Tony was saying the chair will...
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    That is odd, don't know why that happened. I...

    That is odd, don't know why that happened. I have not used mine much but I use 4 wires inline. Red and black source side goes to battery and red and black load goes to chair.
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    Those individual Samsung cells have an output of...

    Those individual Samsung cells have an output of 10A. Your battery should be 50A after 5P. I know parallel doubles capacity, does it not also double the capable amps? Does your battery have a pcm...
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    Do you get by with a 10A battery output? Does it...

    Do you get by with a 10A battery output? Does it feel low on power when going up steep hills?



    It is the specs for the battery you posted. A capacity of 10ah should be plenty, 10A output may...
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    No such thing as too high a discharge rating, but...

    No such thing as too high a discharge rating, but you can go too low. You can't have too many cranking amps on your car battery but you can have too little. Anything over 20A is fine.
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    I have looked at that battery and it may work but...

    I have looked at that battery and it may work but I would try to find something different. I don't know how much amps the iglide can consume at max power, I just know it is fused at 20A. That...
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    Most packs that are pre-made come with everything...

    Most packs that are pre-made come with everything you need minus the charger.

    Chargers can be found here. You will need one in the 24v section with an amp rating less than your max charge rating...
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    Tony, both of the batteries you posted should...

    Tony, both of the batteries you posted should work. The motorcycle type battery is somewhat physically larger but does have the advantage of having a better case and is probably more waterproof. I...
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    Lithium battery specs needed to run iglide...

    Lithium battery specs needed to run iglide wheelchair
    Lifepo4 for safety (new types that are also safe may be available I have not kept up with latest technology)
    24v may also be listed as 25.6v...
  10. I did not know about the lawsuit so I looked it...

    I did not know about the lawsuit so I looked it up, $7.6 million for a broken leg is crazy.

    I have never had any issues but don't like the way the chair turns off after a period of inactivity. I...
  11. Interesting you brought this up, I have been...

    Interesting you brought this up, I have been trying to get in touch with them. I have called on and off for the last two months and never get anyone and no one returns my calls. I don't have a big...
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    Something like this should work well, the specs...

    Something like this should work well, the specs check out. It has bluetooth built in with a high peak amp output and already has a waterproof case.
    6.3lbs, anyone weigh a stock iglide battery?
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    How much does the triride cost?

    How much does the triride cost?
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    Did the WheelDrive ever get released in the US? ...

    Did the WheelDrive ever get released in the US? I like the idea of not having to constantly push over long distances.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqlrszKee2E
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    That was a post of mine from this topic...

    That was a post of mine from this topic http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?158834-Replacement-Battery-for-Tailwind-wheelchair
    I don't know why the pictures no longer show up.
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    I had no problems with the original charger. The...

    I had no problems with the original charger. The last battery I rebuilt using 60 cells by adding a third leg in parallel. I had to expend the case but everything worked fine including the charger. ...
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    Joey, I have rebuilt several batteries and have...

    Joey, I have rebuilt several batteries and have since converted to lithium. If you aren't good at this or understand your best bet would be to stay with sub-c nimh. It is also the cleanest and may...
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    This

    This
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    I charge my chair at night in my bedroom with a 7...

    I charge my chair at night in my bedroom with a 7 amp charger that has a fairly loud fan. I always listen to when the charger fan cuts off to give me a rough estimate of how much power I have used...
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    I think maybe it uses some of the other plugs of...

    I think maybe it uses some of the other plugs of info but does not need them. The on/off button light is supposed to blink when the battery is low, I think one of the pugs probably supplies that...
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    Glad you got it working.

    Glad you got it working.
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    It has been a long time since I looked at this...

    It has been a long time since I looked at this but I think most of the wire connectors on the chair are blank, the positive and negative and I think that is all. The charger connector uses most if...
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    I turn it on anytime I move.

    I turn it on anytime I move.
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    Iglide is now Tailwind and sold by Clinton River...

    Iglide is now Tailwind and sold by Clinton River Medical. It is fine for in the house it just takes some getting use to, inside and outside it is all I use.
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    I only run the lifepo4, not in parallel with the...

    I only run the lifepo4, not in parallel with the original nimh battery. I don't have a lipo just wrote that wrong.

    The original battery was a 24v 5.6ah nimh.
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