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The Frugal Man's Solar Shed Project
DIY All in One Solar Power Pack
Love the project! Please vote for my solar shed in the solar contest 2016
Solar Powered Radio with Bluetooth + MP3
Carve A Traditional Maori Hook Necklace From Bone
Wooden Carved Skull
Spoon Carving for Everyone
New to all this stuff. Could you explain the difference or need for ~ MPPT 20 watt solar charge controller from eBay AND~ harbor freight charge controller(used in another project) and lights (no panels) from eBay - $15?What is the Harbor freight charge controller for? TIA
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I bought $15 used solar panels, but they were 48V. With the correct 48V MPPT controller and 4 12V batteries in series, I am able to run 120VAC, "40 W" LED lights. The LED's have to be the dimmable type. My solar project was for lighting only and worked well. The shop tools are still plug-in.
Simple 10w Bluetooth Portable Speaker
Soldering Iron Throne
Mega Power Bank
My son's Forester has the same issue! Thanks for your tutorial
DIY bumper repair
Thanks for the link Gareth. Sure it will help me and others!
Thanks Colin. I will change it.
http://www.smartgauge.co.uk/batt_con.htmlthats the link to the site i read years back on how to connect multiple batts.worth a read to save your batts and help them last longer.hope it helps. - gareth.collier.1985
"I hooked them up in series - positive to positive (red cable) and negative to negative (black cable). This kept the voltage at 12V."Please change this, you hooked them up in parallel, NOT series. Series would be 24v. - colinmcc
No, the connection to your devices, not the wiring of the batts themselfs, keep the batts + to + and - to -But wire your external devices from the + of batt 1 and from the - of batt two.I will see if I can find the site I got the info from. - gareth.collier.1985
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