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    Solar Guitar™ prototype

    Hello, I am building Solar Guitar™ prototype, an eco-friendly, self-sustained musical instrument solely powered by the Sun. 10-15 watt, 2 speaker guitar amplifier with preamp/reverb/chorus/delay/overdrive will be installed into the guitar’s body. Looking for a creative specialist to build this...
  2. electrolives

    Electric Solar Converter

    I want to understand what is the reason for this circuit and each part of it? Can you explain this?
  3. S

    I want to trade - new hobbyist

    I've been gathering electronics from CRT's to computer modems, to LCD displays, wifi extenders and much more. I'd like to mail products I have to people who have junk stuff lying around such as, the cheap open circuit boards that serve purposes and to anyone who can give me a schematic to build...
  4. C

    Solar Powered Electric Fence from electric fly swatter and garden lights

    Hey everyone, I'm working on a little project but circuit design isn't my area of expertise. I want to build a little electric fence to put around some potted plants and keep the squirrels away. There isn't an electrical outlet nearby, so I want to rely on solar power. I bought an electric fly...
  5. S

    Converting a yacht to electric propulsion - maximise hydro generation

    Hi, I'm currently in the process of converting a sailing vessel to electric propulsion and need some assistance/ideas on generating maximum power for battery charging. Details of the system Motor - 48v 20kw motor Battery - 32 x 400ah 3.2v LiFeP04 cells - Connected in series/parallel for 51.2v...
  6. Clarkdale44

    A dual axis solar tracker or mppt charge controller?

    OK, it has been few months now since i installed my solar system. It is a small one but i want to extract every ounce of juice i could get from my solar pv's. I am already aware that the mppt charge controller can do it's wonders. Currently using a pwm one and the only i time i get full...
  7. Clarkdale44

    Solar charge controller ?

    Hello I have got one last confusion about charge controllers doesn't matter whether it is pwm or mppt. Thing is i have seen many CC with variety of output amps on 12v and 24v with different manufacturers... But they are all different.. Which number in a charge controller defines that how many...
  8. Clarkdale44

    Solar system power help requires...

    Hello Soon I am finally thinking of buying solar system. Not that big only 600w max. So I was thinking of buying 4x 150w panels. I am confused how to connect them. Series or parallel... I have researched a lot on this topic but in the end I always got confused. The next thing is charge...
  9. Clarkdale44

    Can a pwm solar cc generate 750w solar power with only 40A current?

    Hello I don't know much about solar stuff.. I have been researching a lot lately on the topic. I stumbled upon this solar inverter on ebay http://www.ebay.com/itm/Exide-Solar-Inverter-Home-UPS-12v-850va-LCD-Display-40amps-charge-controller-/221947899040?hash=item33ad202ca0:g:0TYAAOSwnipWUcHr...
  10. Clarkdale44

    Help: regarding solar system installation? clear some doubts...

    Hello I need to clear some doubts about solar power.. I will write down my theory please correct them if i am wrong. I must tell you that i have absolutely no knowledge of solar power system. I have tried google but couldn't understand how solar panals are calculated and how many batteries and...
  11. P

    Buck converter not working as it should

    Hello everyone. I am doing a project in which I use a buck converter to convert high vtg to low vtg. Actually the input to the buck converter is from a solar panel which puts out 560 mA constant current and 34 V. And output is a 12V lead acid battery. The N- Channel mosfet is used at high side...

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