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I have 2 Renology 100 watt 12v panels. Looking at my volt/current meter I am seeing approximately 18 volts at 2.3 amps so close to 40watts of power out of each single panel. When I put the panels in parallel My volts stay around the same as I…Continue
Hello to allI have finally gathered some things together to build my first solar system. I am starting small and as I put it together,With that being said, I have the following4- 12 volt batteries2-100 w solar panels ( the ones from Amazon from the…Continue
I am a R/C Plane flyer. I am in the process in setting my 5x8 enclosed trailer up to haul airplanes and charge Lipo batteries at the field. I want the trailer to be completely self efficient. I also have lights (12v) and 12v plug-ins throughout the…Continue
I installed a 5630's LED light strip under the cabinet and shelfs in the kitchen. The number 5630 means that the LED's used on the strip are 5.6 mm long and 3.0 mm wide. I bought 5 meters/about 15 feet of ebay for little more than $10 including…Continue
Some people have problems with Power Inverters mainly during the start process of heavy loads, IE Air conditioners , refrigerators even heavy inductions loads of Motors. Or anything the requires heavy load start up.I have been doing some research…Continue
Sadly this is my first post, though I have been haunting these forums for years now.I really want to say thank you, a lot of you have been faithful companions on the many sleepless nights I've had through the years.My oldest daughter is four now and…Continue
First let me say this is the best diy solar site I have found. I have been reading over all the information this site has to offer. Thanks for allowing me to be a member.This will be my first attempt at solar and I need to learn as much as I can…Continue
I need info on hooking up my homemade wind generator and my solar to my batteries, can they both charge at once if I use diodes to prevent back feed into the other source?Continue
Just thinking about the two year long trek into the solar DIY life and it has been a humbling and learning ride.
I started with one HF Kit to kick and learn on like most my comrades here once you get is going its tough to stop expanding. 2 HF kits side by side ties into two Northern tool kits. 12 DMSolar 145s up and Six more going up.
I now look at the Six APGTek 30 amp Charge all seem to sysnc up and the Batterys are staying charged up. I have checked them they are good to go.…Continue
Hello, It's been a while but finally purchased a 7K system for my house, best move ever, but now I have some solar panels in my way. My wife calls me a dreamer because I'm hoping some one lives close to Austin,TX and willing to drive here to pick them up?!?!
I have Two New in the box DM-145 Watt...
Two new in the box Kyocera 80 watt...