Now that modern, liquid cooled, AC motors suitable for ev conversion are becoming available we decided to try our hand at building a controller (also know as an inverter) to run such a motor.

In the video series below we begin build and test on a Siemens 80kw motor :

 

 

 

AC Motor Controller 01

Introduction to my AC motor controller project.

 

AC Motor Controller 02

First spin of the Siemens 1PV5135

 

AC Motor Controller 03

Takin' the Siemens to 6 grand!

 

AC Motor Controller 04

Description of web based interface for the inverter.