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This Instructable is on how to build a battery power pack that charges from the sun. I built it this past summer to have a portable device that ...
The first thing I did was draw a wiring diagram.
Next I shopped around and purchased my parts.Below is a list of the parts I used.Solar Panel - - - - - - - - - - - ...
I built a battery mount out of 2X4's to hold the battery in place in the toolbox.
Before I started wiring I had to put in a utility box for all theconnections. I removed three of the punch outs on the utility box;the middle bottom ...
Next I cut a hole for the input power plug. I mounted it so thatthe connection end of the input plug would go directly into theutility box.
Then I cut a hole under the utility box for the wires going to the battery.
In preparation for soldering, I crimped ring conectors on one end of both the positive and negative battery wires. Once they were on, I used a lighter to shrink ...
I ran the battery wires up though the hole in the bottom of the utility box and soldered everything together. To keep them from shorting out I put ...
I found where I wanted to mount the 12 volt power plug, drilled holes and bolted it on.
First I drilled holes and ran the two wires through. Then I cut and stripped the wires just long enough to reach to the battery from the inverter. ...
When you are finished, plug it into the solar panel and charge it. Once it's charged you'll be able to use free power from the sun. If you have any questions ...
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