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Electronics for Dogs · 9 October 05
Throughout the conversion process I probably toss around a lot of jargon that is unfamiliar. And it isn’t just because I’m making things up, although that is certainly a big part of it. There’s automotive parts and techniques that might be new and of course the whole “electric car” portion can seem like really complex electronics.
But an electric car isn’t all that hard to understand once you grasp a few electronic basics. In fact at its very simplest an EV isn’t that much different from the circuits in a light dimmer or a remote control toy car.
Here’s a fun little series of electronics primers, presented by Zeke and his friends. Hopefully it will be useful for those who haven’t cracked open an electronics book or who have tried and failed to understand the wiring diagrams in the back of a car’s how-to manual.