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Some members on here know, That I am a Electronics's Tech / Disabled Vet. So every once in awhile I throw it out I collect up blown up . Inverters, Grid Tie Inverters, Charge controllers. Mainly if it deals with Solar I collect and try to fix them…Continue
I do not have a charge controller and batteries yet.A few days ago I was going to check my modified inverter to make sure that it still works and it started to pop and to smoke. But that does not hold me back to check, experiment and play my new…Continue
I am wanting to buy a MPPT charge controller that could handle about 40 amps. I am willing to spend about $200.What choices to I have and what is recommended?Windy Nation is selling this one. Is this any good ?…Continue
Recently purchased a 1950s gas stove. Was thinking that it would be fine once converted from NG to LP. The entire range has pilot lights. Noticed after taking it apart for cleaning that it has a 110 v ac electrical gas safety valve/solenoid. The…Continue
I have 7 Harbor Freight 45 watt solar panel kits connected to the 30 Amp Solar Charge Controller (item 68738) through an 8 Panel Universal Solar Connector (item 68689). The output of the charge controller goes to 3 deep cycle 12V batteries.The…Continue
Good Day. I have a few question's I would like to ask. I know where I can get my hands on 20 batteries. They are made by Hoppecke each battery is 1.2 volts x 20 = 24 volts. If read the spec. sheet correctly each battery is 1.2 volts 160 amp hour at…Continue
Looking to see if someone had one that was just laying around collecting dust.Not wanting to spent a lot of money right now since income is tight. If there isnt one on here i would love direction to one.ThanksContinue
I have two 50-watt solar panels up, in the DC part of my system. I was thinking about putting in a timer to control the outdoor lights, but I did something much simpler. I built a box with a diode and a relay. The diode is between the solar…Continue
Finally getting around to installing my full system. I have been using 2 HF kits for my RV. Now I want to get my entire mismatch of parts going.
Here is what I have and what I want to do. I need to know what recommendations you guys have on inverters/ charge controllers. All advice would be much appreciated. I have a limited budget.
I have 870 watts of the DM panels. I also have 300 watts of older Simmons. I have a xantrex C40 charge controller and a samlex 600 watt…Continue
Wow been a while since i posted. Looking back, Hot water on solar. Wife trained. 11 DM 148s hot and running. Evap cooled house on solar,Two DM 158s added. Then added two HF Kits to my light bank.Two Battery bank in place. not bad for almost two years in. I burned up alot of lights and fried a tv and a inverter. But house is still intact. Its warming up now.
We had two power outages in here. We didn't know it. The power company has put in two of the smart meters and our bill during…Continue