dRdoS7 wrote:They don't have the Victron, balancers, or relays listed, but I've asked in case they do sell them.
I also need strapping, could make it myself, but asked for a price.
If they cannot supply the balancers and other bits, then Rod at EV Power should have them. Just make sure you get the correct units for your cells.http://ev-power.com.au/
A manual battery isolator that will take HRC fuses...http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/391421617065
I use the following Gigavac Relay as the auto battery isolator....http://ev-power.com.au/webstore/dc-cont ... x23ba.htmlhttp://www.ebay.com.au/itm/162017462012
Another unit that is good quality, suitable, and cheaper...http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/301646315856
What I have done to use the 12v coil of these units on a 48v (51.2v actually) battery pack is use a 48v to 12v converter to power the Gigavac relay coil.... a converter like this one...http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181200965711
The Victron is powered at the 48v battery voltage, and outputs low amperage 48v to power a relay. I use a relay such as this one...http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/391192461906
.. off the Victron to switch 12v from the 48v/12v down converter to actuate the Gigavac relay. While the coils are actuated in normal operation, the current to supply the coils is minimal.
You mention straps for the cells, however, I have plates and booker rod holding my cells together in 2 groups of 8 cells...http://i.imgur.com/pXYOQuu.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/YGjUIH1.jpg
Here is an image of the complete installation less the Victron gauge which is in a box on the wall beside the inverter ....http://i.imgur.com/tdoIyZw.jpg
The Victron BMV-702 can be found on eBay, or marine suppliers may have them.