I've seen them used mostly in buses for short term regen purposes (they
can absorb lots of power very quickly from a heavy vehicle stopping, and
then release it back out to accelerate back up to speed....more so than
a battery pack....)
On 6/25/20 2:10 PM, Lee Hart via EV wrote:
A surplus house I occasionally buy from is offering these 2600 farad
2.6v "boostcaps" for $36.
They claim they are used in "electric cars, trains, electric streetcars,
satellites, truck engines, etc." and that they have a retail price of
Frankly, I've never seen a capacitor like this used in such
applications. So I'm curious; has anyone else? I can imagine 6 of them
being used in series to replace a 12v battery, but at over $200 that
hardly seems practical.
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