LiFePo4 is the chemical formula for lithium iron phosphate, a common battery chemistry. Lithium iron phosphate batteries are popular as they are very safe and have high energy density.
BMS stands for battery management system. It monitors the state of the cells in your pack and ensures they stay within safe operating conditions. It also reports information such as state of charge and current in or out of the batteries.
For batteries, C rating describes how quickly a battery can be discharged. Maximum discharge rate is equal to C rating times the capacity of the battery. For example, a battery with a capacity of 2000 mAh and a C rating of 10 has a maximum discharge rate of 20 A […]