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Tap into traction battery?

ai4px

Wes
May 2, 2018
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481
Sumter SC USA
Has anyone tapped into the 380v battery for use with a power inverter? For the purpose of powering your house after a storm.. that sort of thing. I'm thinking that most high frequency inverters take 12/24/48v and boost it up to 380v, then synthesize 60hz 120/240. So why not cut out the middle man and hook such an inverter directly to the battery?
 

ai4px

Wes
May 2, 2018
448
481
Sumter SC USA
Now that’s got me thinking of a solar inverter. It is common for solar inverters to accept inputs of up to 525vdc. They usually don’t produce power unless there’s a grid to sync to, but some will operate indenpendently . SMA Sunny Boy is one that will make 2kw w//o a grid.
 

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