VX-1 Conversion from NiMH to new Li-ion batteries SX-CONV

Special tools:

- battery lifting tool / holder - ST1201

- inrush limiter


- new battery pack (including BMS) - see http://shop.vectrixparts.com/category/batteries-battery-pack?horizontal

- Charger - BMS wire harness S02240

  1. Check charger compatibility with Li batteries - refer to SX-BC-CONV
  2. Remove NiMH battery - refer to S-ST-100000
  3. Remove Charger NiMH data harness - refer to SX-000209
  4. Install new Charger - BMS harness S02240 - refer to SX-02240
  5. Install CAN-Bus to MC connector - refer to SX-02240
  6. Install new Li battery:
    1. for LiFePO4 refer to
    2. for Li-ion Nissan Leaf refer to SX-LIMNNL
    3. for Li-ion Amita refer to
  7. Reassemble the bike - S-ST-100000
  8. Upgrade the firmware (charger, MC, ICM) !!Do not upgrade BMS firmware - battery comes with newest firmware!!
    1. for Li-ion (Leaf & Amita) - refer to 36S Li-ion
    2. for Li-Fe (GP and Valence) - refer to 40s LiFe battery
  9. Setup battery capacity via dashboard.
  10. Perform full charging with equalization (first EQ can take longer than usual).

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Can any one tell me about the battery system I have on this model?

Thank you for the reply. I purchased this unit last year and haven't touch it. It was originally purchased here in the States for police vehicles for the then President Obama's inaugural parade. It only has 60 miles on it.

I'm not sure if all these units are equipped with wifi and blue tooth, but this one is.

The problem is I cannot get it to take a charge by the factory plug. 

Any idea where I can get more information on getting it to charge?


If the scooter was not use a long time, it is possible that battery is completly discharged. Try to measure the pack voltage(It is voltage on whole battery. In your picture it is plus wire and minus wire on right side) and let me know. 


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I just bought a VX-1 that belonged to one of the initial investors of Vectrix. It is said that he rode it once and parked it. That was 2010. I would love to get it up and running...any insight as to where to start...? Thanks...Riley in GA


Did he charged it periodically? If no, there is huge chance that we will have to rework this battery.

Please contact me directly via e-mail.

hello i have the opportunity to purchase a lightly used 2014 vx1. Any idea on battery replacement/upgrade costs or sourcing ?

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can I get some help with a VX-1 battery possibly.  Like one of the other people posted on here I have a VX-1 that the previous owner did not charge for over a year.   He said it ran fine prior to that but not it is not accepting the input from the internal charge.  Any help would be appreciated 

Please write to me more details. 

Type of battery and charger.

year of production etc.


Are you still in business?  Any info on service in USA?  Thanks!

Hi all , I need some help to get my vectrix vx-1 to life . Can not charge and want to figure out is my batteries are good  or need new one

Thank you 

Hi. I think this is wrong post but I can't find one abouth converting vx2 from 2011 with gel batteries to lifepo4. I wold like to know if I can just switch batteries and charger or I need to do more on the scooter to höger it running?