BrockWI
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Re: battery heater and days subzero parking

Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:39 pm

specialgreen wrote:This should be easy to test: park a black and a white Leaf for an 8-hour workday. Open inspection port in each and shoot the battery with an IR thermometer.
Or doing the same thing and then just check the battery temps with leaf spy
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eatsleafsandshoots
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Re: battery heater and days subzero parking

Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:38 am

BrockWI wrote:
specialgreen wrote:This should be easy to test: park a black and a white Leaf for an 8-hour workday. Open inspection port in each and shoot the battery with an IR thermometer.
Or doing the same thing and then just check the battery temps with leaf spy
Gotta stick with the same instrument when you're comparing measurements. Thermistors can be notoriously badly calibrated and thus not reliable.

arnis
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Re: battery heater and days subzero parking

Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:55 am

eatsleafsandshoots wrote:Thermistors can be notoriously badly calibrated and thus not reliable.
No. Temperature of handheld IR-thermometer matters more than thermistor production tolerances.
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