DIY electric skateboard / DIY electric longboard Tutorial

Introduction for building an DIY electric skateboard / DIY electric Longboard by Nicolas Nostheide.

Foreword

This article is addressed to all readers which are interested in building an DIY electric skateboard, but also for all people which just want to know how an electric skateboard basically works.

For the sake of simplicity I wouldn’t like to go into detail too much but you should have a basic knowledge about electronics.

I want to emphasize once more that electric skateboards are not toys. Especially the handling with electronics can be very dangerous.

Introduction: DIY electric skateboard

An electrical skateboard consists of six components besides the actual longboard. The following article will go into each of those six components: