781Re: [force_ev] Solectria Controller Problems
- Apr 10, 2003If it is the AC-325 controller, this unit is made by Brusa (called the AMC
325) and was distributed & used by Solectria several years back. It is still
available from Brusa.
You can download manuals, etc. for this controller at
Perhaps these manuals and top-level schematics might help.
Bunchs of antique Solectrias and CityEls
Gordon Stallings wrote:
> >Have you ever been inside your Solectria controller? Does your
> >Force have a UMOC or Brussa controller? Any documentation in form
> >of schematics of the innards?
> I have an AC-325 which is apparently a little less powerful than your
> UMOC425. I've never unbuttoned it. The only documentation that I
> have is the Solectria Owner's Manual for Universal Motor Controllers.
> This manual doesn't have any schematics or diagnostic information
> >We are having a problem with our UMOC 425, and not getting any help
> >yet from Solectria. The 5 volt supply and analog command signal
> >input has a lot of strange high frequency noise, 5 volts drops to
> >3.6 volts when 5K pot is attached. Any ideas?
> No, I don't have any ideas. I've always been much stronger in design
> than in troubleshooting or repair of other's designs.
> I'll send this note to the Solectria listserver to see if others can
> help out on this matter.
> It's my opinion that if Solectria is not going to support us when
> trouble arises in these units, then they should provide us with
> schematics, typical waveforms at different points, and a design
> spec., etc.
> ATTENTION LIST: This controller is in a college-built hybrid that is
> going to the Tour De Sol this spring. Any help would be appreciated.
> Gordon Stallings
> 1999 Solectria Force
> 2002 Toyota Prius
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