When we arrived in Bremerhaven more than seven years ago, we had no idea we would be staying for so long. But now it is coming to an end. This summer my contract is ending and we will be leaving. Continue reading
We are pretty sure we want lithium batteries (LiFePO4) in Chip-Chip. Mostly because we don’t have a lot of space, and as lithiums can be discharged to about 20%, they will give us more power in less space and with a lot less weight.
But lithiums are fairly sensitive, so it is necessary to carefully think the electrical system through before installing them. Our first thought was to buy a “plug-and-play ” lithium setup, which includes a BMS system. This seems like the easiest solution, but the more we learned about lithiums, the more uncomfortable it made us not knowing the details of the system. Continue reading
Esben travels quiet a lot for work. Usually he’s home for two weeks and then away for two weeks. Lately, he has spent most of the time in France, England and Northern Ireland, and we have often talked about how nice and easy it would be to go on a weekend trip in connection with his work. But somehow it’s not so easy in reality. Until now. Continue reading