Conversion of an old outboard or inboard engine to Electric

Discussion in 'Projects & Proposals' started by Lefteris, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    A 250HP electric motor for DC costs about $37,000 (US dollars) . That does not include controllers, chargers, batteries or cabling. They also run at a lethal 500V. Also, high power DC motors are generally low RPM since they run things like conveyor belts and lifts.
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