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Videos tagged with go-kart (6)

Cap Kart 2.0: 8/21/2010 Test Drive

Cap Kart 2.0: 8/21/2010 Test Drive

scolton

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:44 | 12584 views

This is our second test drive of the new Cap Kart. The first run ended similarly to the first test drive: with a dead MOSFET in the controller. This time we came prepared with a field soldering kit and a less volatile replacement FET. Af...

e-Kart Challenge 2009

scolton

Added 7 years ago | 00:02:13 | 17328 views

I got to visit the 2009 e-Kart Challenge, held in Tours, France. The challenge uses a friendly electric go-kart competition to motivate educational projects in engineering (mechanical, electrical, computer). The teams come from high-scho...

Electric Go-Kart: Test Drive #2

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:02:59 | 37499 views

With a new set of custom motor controllers, we were able to test some of the more interesting features of the Cap Kart. More info:http://web.mit.edu/first/kart In addition to its batteries, the kart has a 110F ultracapacitor, which ulti...

Electric Go-Kart: First Test-Drive

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:06:15 | 20164 views

The maiden voyage of our electric go-kart. Our field controller (the only piece of off-the-shelf electronics on the kart) broke, so it is limited to low gear with no capacitor brake/boost. Next time...http://web.mit.edu/first/kart

Cap Kart Speed Controller Testing

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:48 | 19872 views

Ramp input testing of the custom speed controller we are developing for the cap kart. (http://web.mit.edu/first/kart)Speed control is done by rapidly switching voltage on to and off of the motor coils. In this video, you can hear the sp...

The Cap Kart is coming...

scolton

Added over 7 years ago | 00:00:20 | 13927 views

The team of high school students and MIT undergraduates that created a DIY self-balancing scooter during the summer of 2007 is back at work. This summer's project has four wheels and a capacitor measured in the triple digits. Enough sai...