Instructables: exploring - workshop - solar http://www.instructables.com Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:12:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Solar Car in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solar-Car-in-5-Minutes/
Simple Solar Car in 5 Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/O4MY/J8KGWXE7/F3FO4MYJ8KGWXE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/O4MY/J8KGWXE7/F3FO4MYJ8KGWXE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/O4MY/J8KGWXE7/F3FO4MYJ8KGWXE7.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 I've always wanted to make a simple solar car like this. Today I finally had the chance and time to make it.An Old toy car with a small DC Motor turned into Solar Car.It only took me five minutes.I'll show you how I've done it. Components I had an old toy car that is no longer used but still has...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2017 22:44:20 PDT
SOLAR F4U Corsair http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-F4U-Corsair/
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Sun, 8 Oct 2017 06:16:06 PDT
Simple Voiture Solaire En 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Voiture-Solaire-En-5-Minutes/
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 23:13:17 PDT
Einfache Solar-Auto in 5 Minuten http://www.instructables.com/id/Einfache-Solar-Auto-in-5-Minuten/
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 22:34:53 PDT
إصنع السيارة الشمسية في خمس دقائق http://www.instructables.com/id/إصنع-السيارة-الشمسية-في-خمس-دقائق/
إصنع السيارة الشمسية في خمس دقائق - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/MB3S/J8KGWXLI/F9OMB3SJ8KGWXLI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/MB3S/J8KGWXLI/F9OMB3SJ8KGWXLI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/MB3S/J8KGWXLI/F9OMB3SJ8KGWXLI.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 لقد أردت دوماً أن أصنع سيارة شمسية بسيطة مثل هذه. اليوم أتيحت لي أخيرا الفرصة والوقت لعملهالم يستغرق الأمر مني سوى خمس دقائق. سوف أشرح لك كيف فعلت ذلك بالتفصيلاستخدمت سيارة لعبة قديمة بها موتور دي سي لعمل سيارة شمسية بسيطة المكونات - كانت لدي هذه السيارة اللعبة القديمة التي لم تعد تستخدم ولكن ...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 20:43:26 PDT
Solar Rechargeable Lamp and Solar Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Rechargeable-Lamp-and-Solar-Box/
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 10:02:46 PDT
Solar Power Mobile Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Mobile-Charger/
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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 04:32:18 PDT
Small Home / Apt. Solar Electricity, & Save Money http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Home-Apt-Solar-Electricity-Save-Money/
Small Home / Apt. Solar Electricity, & Save Money - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/U5UK/J8AGMZG9/F0BU5UKJ8AGMZG9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/U5UK/J8AGMZG9/F0BU5UKJ8AGMZG9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/U5UK/J8AGMZG9/F0BU5UKJ8AGMZG9.SMALL.jpg renegeek This Project can be used in many different ways / scenario's.Example: A small Room, or Garage, Hut, Apt,. house, or huge biz. building. you will have to figure out what parts, supplies, materials to use, and How much POWER youll need or want.Here is how / what i did for my Apt. (because im a Novic...
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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 09:22:40 PDT
Cheap Solar Air Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Solar-Air-Heater/
Cheap Solar Air Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/V7BN/J8AGOAQ9/FFMV7BNJ8AGOAQ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/V7BN/J8AGOAQ9/FFMV7BNJ8AGOAQ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/V7BN/J8AGOAQ9/FFMV7BNJ8AGOAQ9.SMALL.jpg Ghnomm Hello everyone! My name is Gennadiy, and i live in sunny city of Odessa, Ukraine.Summer is ended and autumn is coming. Beautiful time, but little coldly. If you want to warm with minimum cost - come with me and lets try to do cheap solar air heater.My heater is made on the basis of an idea Glen and ...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 23:55:55 PDT
DIY Solar Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Plane/
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 01:10:06 PDT
Placa Solar USB Para Mochila http://www.instructables.com/id/Placa-Solar-USB-Para-Mochila/
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:51:40 PDT
Sun in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-in-a-Box/
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Thu, 7 Sep 2017 19:51:16 PDT
Corner Cooker - a Solar Kit for Students http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Cooker-a-Solar-Kit-for-Students/
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Thu, 7 Sep 2017 10:15:17 PDT
Super Easy Solar Heated Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Solar-Balloon/
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 10:07:20 PDT
Backpack Phone Solar Charger From Reused Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Phone-Solar-Charger-From-Reused-Electroni/
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:47:37 PDT
Emergency Solar Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Solar-Filter/
Emergency Solar Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/093X/J6QQR34W/FDH093XJ6QQR34W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/093X/J6QQR34W/FDH093XJ6QQR34W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/093X/J6QQR34W/FDH093XJ6QQR34W.SMALL.jpg tliguori330 The great American eclipse has come and gone. Many of us looked to the skies with cameras, telescopes, and data collecting technology. It was not surprising that i ran into a bunch of technical difficulties and draw backs while trying to prepare for the event. I attempted to order a solar filter...
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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:01:01 PDT
Sizing an Off-grid Solar Power System http://www.instructables.com/id/Sizing-an-Off-grid-Solar-Power-System/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 09:05:25 PDT
Solar Powered Mason Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar/
Solar Powered Mason Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/NS9D/J6IF461V/FGZNS9DJ6IF461V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/NS9D/J6IF461V/FGZNS9DJ6IF461V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/NS9D/J6IF461V/FGZNS9DJ6IF461V.SMALL.jpg TechMartian Solar powered mason jars are a beautiful garden decor to bring life and light to your backyard. This is a simple solar powered and charged mason jar made with reused items. BoM Pickle JarSolar Panel - I got mine from a broken camping lampLEDCapacitorJST ConnectorTools KnifeHot glue Measure the ...
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:01:12 PDT
Solar Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Water-Purifier/
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:17:14 PDT
Flickering Solar Garden Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-Solar-Garden-Light/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 05:19:41 PDT
Hi-top Van Solar Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Hi-top-Van-Solar-Power/
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 17:05:43 PDT
5 Steps to Creating Your Own Solar Eclipse Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Steps-to-Creating-Your-Own-Solar-Eclipse-Glasses-2/
5 Steps to Creating Your Own Solar Eclipse Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FT10/J30SII81/F18FT10J30SII81.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FT10/J30SII81/F18FT10J30SII81.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/FT10/J30SII81/F18FT10J30SII81.SMALL.jpg graciasmith-ny Whether you’re preparing to watch your first solar eclipse, or you’re looking to trade out your old-fashioned pinhole projector for something new, these DIY solar eclipse glasses are right up your alley. Not only are they safe to use for direct solar viewing, but they’re also really easy to put toge...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 14:29:56 PDT
3.5V Solar Panel AA Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/35V-Solar-Panel-AA-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:12:45 PDT
Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cooker-6/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 14:17:28 PDT
How to Install Solar Panel(s) on a Camper Van Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Solar-Panels-on-a-Camper-Van-Conver/
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:29:09 PDT
Sun Basket: Universal Solar Bike Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Basket-Univeral-Solar-Bike-Upgrade/
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 14:28:47 PDT
Solar Cooker 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cooker-20/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 12:25:15 PST
How to Repair Solar Panel Broken Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Solar-Panel-Broken-Glass/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:50:21 PST
Getting More Energy from my Solar Panels. http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-More-Energy-Out-of-Solar-Panels/
Getting More Energy from my Solar Panels. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/44IX/IZ6BI3AK/FN344IXIZ6BI3AK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/44IX/IZ6BI3AK/FN344IXIZ6BI3AK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/44IX/IZ6BI3AK/FN344IXIZ6BI3AK.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I do love powering my home from the sun. It's wonderful and empowering! My biggest load is my inverter air conditioner and I just made a change to my charge controller settings that allows for more energy to be pulled from the solar panels. The 'big' load. Air conditioning for us tropical dwell...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:34:19 PST
Simple and Easy Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Easy-Solar-Oven/
Simple and Easy Solar Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/WZNR/IYEQ5RH9/F8VWZNRIYEQ5RH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/WZNR/IYEQ5RH9/F8VWZNRIYEQ5RH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/WZNR/IYEQ5RH9/F8VWZNRIYEQ5RH9.SMALL.jpg acarb17 This is a Instructable on a very simple Cardboard Solar Cooker. It’s very easily made and the materials can be found almost everywhere. There is much room for improvement so if you guys can make it better in any way feel free to contact me. How it works Our solar cooker design uses aluminum foil ...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:39:20 PST
Take Your Home Off Grid the Smart Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Your-Home-Off-Grid-the-Smart-Way/
Take Your Home Off Grid the Smart Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/30B4/IXQFU5H5/FH230B4IXQFU5H5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/30B4/IXQFU5H5/FH230B4IXQFU5H5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/30B4/IXQFU5H5/FH230B4IXQFU5H5.SMALL.jpg thediylife Over the last few years there has been a strong shift in thinking, more and more households are becoming aware of their impact on the environment and are taking steps to reduce their footprint. Going green or going off grid are now trendy terms and can significantly increase you homes value and save...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 07:00:13 PST
DIY Solar Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Phone-Charger-1/
DIY Solar Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/V3AM/IWWFJ2XN/F3MV3AMIWWFJ2XN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/V3AM/IWWFJ2XN/F3MV3AMIWWFJ2XN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/V3AM/IWWFJ2XN/F3MV3AMIWWFJ2XN.SMALL.jpg altE Store We were looking for a simple, inexpensive, but efficient way to keep our cell phone charged when outside. Whether you are using your GPS while camping, playing music while tailgating, or out hunting Pokemon (watch our video), your phone may be burning through it's battery. By plugging its car charge...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:26:22 PST
Low Cost Portable USB Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Portable-USB-Solar-Charger/
Low Cost Portable USB Solar Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/FPC9/IWWFH0PC/FULFPC9IWWFH0PC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/FPC9/IWWFH0PC/FULFPC9IWWFH0PC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/FPC9/IWWFH0PC/FULFPC9IWWFH0PC.SMALL.jpg BrotherJames8765 So, you want a solar USB charger? Well, you've come to the right place for a pretty cheap one :)I created this charger as a workshop on DIY electronics for a sustainability club. The chargers cost a little under $9 each (materials bought in bulk) and and can be made in under an hour. The picture ...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 18:33:27 PST
Build Your Own Inexpensive Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Solar-Panel/
Build Your Own Inexpensive Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/01SZ/IWMQYP3Q/FJM01SZIWMQYP3Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/01SZ/IWMQYP3Q/FJM01SZIWMQYP3Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/01SZ/IWMQYP3Q/FJM01SZIWMQYP3Q.SMALL.jpg thediylife Commercially built solar panels are still quite expensive however they don’t need to be. Solar cells are available from a range of suppliers all over the world and can be easily assembled into your own custom built solar panel. You may have even found some broken or cracked cells for sale somewhere,...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:16:17 PST
30W Portable Solar Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/30W-Portable-Solar-Power-Generator/
30W Portable Solar Power Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/6TSV/IVO4UZ0B/F0B6TSVIVO4UZ0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/6TSV/IVO4UZ0B/F0B6TSVIVO4UZ0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/6TSV/IVO4UZ0B/F0B6TSVIVO4UZ0B.SMALL.jpg altE Store Emergency rescue workers from International Rescue Group asked the altE Store for a way to charge their phones and tablets while helping the hurricane survivors in Haiti. We built them a couple of portable solar powered systems that are small enough to allow them to carry it around where needed, whi...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:06:41 PST
Solar http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-1/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/W4US/IVO3JU28/FLPW4USIVO3JU28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/W4US/IVO3JU28/FLPW4USIVO3JU28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/W4US/IVO3JU28/FLPW4USIVO3JU28.SMALL.jpg Newoldbuilder A collection of solar projects I want to build.Included are variations for several projects. null null null null null Dual Axis Solar Tracker With Online Energy Monitor Dual Solar Shed (regulated and Unregulated) PV Solar Tracker With ESP8266 Solar Tracking System ...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:27:18 PST
DIY 5.2kW Solar Tracker controlled by Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/52kW-Solar-Tracker-Controlled-by-Raspberry-Pi/
DIY 5.2kW Solar Tracker controlled by Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/V9VP/IVHQEO1Z/FTLV9VPIVHQEO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/V9VP/IVHQEO1Z/FTLV9VPIVHQEO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/V9VP/IVHQEO1Z/FTLV9VPIVHQEO1Z.SMALL.jpg MatsB76 A solar tracking system can increase the output of the solar farm with up to 40%. All commercial solar tracking systems I have found cost more than 40% of the total cost based on a fixed installation. Some solar tracking systems cost 2 times more than a fixed installation.Hence it is better to buy m...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:54:22 PST
90V 60W Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/90V-60W-Solar-Panel/
90V 60W Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2U8A/IVA53ION/FV12U8AIVA53ION.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2U8A/IVA53ION/FV12U8AIVA53ION.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/2U8A/IVA53ION/FV12U8AIVA53ION.SMALL.jpg EVMadrid In this video we show how we built the high voltage solar panel we custom made to charge the 72V 2kWh li-ion battery installed in the Nobuo-01 electric Kart.We used 14 protected 6Vmp cells connected in series. For bigger installations in series you need to add bypass diodes in each cell (or panel in...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 20:18:40 PST
Solar Flashlight for Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Flashlight-for-Survival-Kit/
Solar Flashlight for Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/62F6/IUKEVXT7/F3462F6IUKEVXT7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/62F6/IUKEVXT7/F3462F6IUKEVXT7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F34/62F6/IUKEVXT7/F3462F6IUKEVXT7.SMALL.jpg stannickel This project was inspired by another instructable called, No Nonsense Survival Kit by Instructa-Nathan. He made a survival kit that contained just about everything needed for survival and packaged in an Altoids tin. One thing I thought would be nice to have would be some kind of electric light like...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:21:14 PDT
DIY Portable Single Axis Solar Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Single-Axis-Solar-Tracker/
DIY Portable Single Axis Solar Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/9ZMW/IUG0NBDM/F0F9ZMWIUG0NBDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/9ZMW/IUG0NBDM/F0F9ZMWIUG0NBDM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/9ZMW/IUG0NBDM/F0F9ZMWIUG0NBDM.SMALL.jpg Progressive Automations Solar power is one of the most accessible types of renewable energy and is rapidly increasing in efficiency and affordability. For this project, we will show you how we used our PA-14 Mini Linear Actuator to follow the sun through a single axis of motion using a custom built solar tracker. This incr...
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:27:31 PDT
Solar powered DC motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-DC-Motor-Fan/
Solar powered DC motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/1THY/ITW4GNGQ/FLC1THYITW4GNGQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/1THY/ITW4GNGQ/FLC1THYITW4GNGQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/1THY/ITW4GNGQ/FLC1THYITW4GNGQ.SMALL.jpg Navy Wolves DC motors can be used for a variety of projects and tasks, from homemade projects such as fans or improvised drills to more practical machines, like circular saws. The uses of DC motors are endless and can make your life easier. In this Instructable I will teach you how to make a solar powered DC m...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 20:34:03 PDT
Solar/Grid Hybrid 12V System http://www.instructables.com/id/SolarGrid-Hybrid-12V-System/
Solar/Grid Hybrid 12V System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/W4P4/ITW4E68D/FDEW4P4ITW4E68D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/W4P4/ITW4E68D/FDEW4P4ITW4E68D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/W4P4/ITW4E68D/FDEW4P4ITW4E68D.SMALL.jpg jtjaeger For the traditional off-gird solar/battery system, there seems to be an inescapable design challenge: the solar PV and battery size must be significantly over-sized in order to ensure reliable power during the winter or multiple cloudy days. Meanwhile, typical AC coupled rooftop solar installations ...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:08:40 PDT
DIY All in One Solar Power Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-All-in-One-Solar-Power-Pack/
DIY All in One Solar Power Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/O1KU/ITW4C94J/FJ9O1KUITW4C94J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/O1KU/ITW4C94J/FJ9O1KUITW4C94J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/O1KU/ITW4C94J/FJ9O1KUITW4C94J.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]In this Instructables, I walk you through everything you need to know to make your own DIY solar power pack. This is a perfect tool for any outdoor use such as camping, hiking, hunting, offroading, fishing and survival situations. During the storm / grid power cut off, you can use it a...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 11:47:01 PDT
DIY: Illuminated House Number Powered By Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Illuminated-House-Number-Powered-by-Solar-Pane/
DIY: Illuminated House Number Powered By Solar Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/B3GP/IU2TSLGP/FZLB3GPIU2TSLGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/B3GP/IU2TSLGP/FZLB3GPIU2TSLGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/B3GP/IU2TSLGP/FZLB3GPIU2TSLGP.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I made illuminated house number powered by solar panels.How I made it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this build you will need: Materials: 6 solar garden lights1 AAA rechargeable batterya piece of plastic boardsome wires and isolating ma...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 11:14:36 PDT
The Solar Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Shed/
The Solar Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SMALL.jpg chris_maker In this Instructable, I will walk you through how I powered my 7x4 metal apex shed up using a 245 watt solar panel and some basic knowledge about electricity.As my shed is a fair way up the garden, it was going to be a challenge running cabling from the house up to the shed so, after doing some rese...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 07:13:06 PDT
Cheap solar battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Solar-Battery-Charger/
Cheap solar battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H3ET/ITKLNISA/FUNH3ETITKLNISA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H3ET/ITKLNISA/FUNH3ETITKLNISA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/H3ET/ITKLNISA/FUNH3ETITKLNISA.SMALL.jpg Navy Wolves This solar battery charger makes a great emergency AA or AAA battery charger as well as a off the grid, self sufficient battery charger. The bonus is it can be made for about $6-$12 dollars depending on the amount of power and batteries you want it to charge. The supplies Materials: . Dollar stor...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:57:31 PDT
DIY Solar Powered Mason Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar/
DIY Solar Powered Mason Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/QJ17/ITA8VQSJ/FWNQJ17ITA8VQSJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/QJ17/ITA8VQSJ/FWNQJ17ITA8VQSJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/QJ17/ITA8VQSJ/FWNQJ17ITA8VQSJ.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]In this Instructable, I am going to show you how to make a Solar Mason jar. This is a great project for people with minimal electronics skills and its completely wire free.You can make this within a hour.This is an inexpensive and easy way to add charm to any outdoor space which give o...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:06:54 PDT
Solar Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Projects-2/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ER5Q/IT9CSEVR/FBBER5QIT9CSEVR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ER5Q/IT9CSEVR/FBBER5QIT9CSEVR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/ER5Q/IT9CSEVR/FBBER5QIT9CSEVR.SMALL.jpg CFL_Browncoat null null null null null null null null Shed 12v Solar Lighting System Open Source Solarpad Kit Solar USB Charger DIY Home Solar: Planning a Solar Array (Beginner's Guide) Solar Powering My Home! Dual axis solar tracker with online energy monitor ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:18:03 PDT
Dual solar shed (regulated and unregulated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Solar-Shed-regulated-and-Unregulated/
Dual solar shed (regulated and unregulated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show how I set up two small-scale solar systems in my shed to make it more usable. The first is a battery and lighting system (slightly larger) with an old travel panel that I had not used in a long time. The second is a small fan that exhausts the hottest air from the ri...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 15:49:22 PDT
Solar powered lighting for my home. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Lighting-for-My-Home-1/
Solar powered lighting for my home. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ORSH/IST7LBIO/F7AORSHIST7LBIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ORSH/IST7LBIO/F7AORSHIST7LBIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/ORSH/IST7LBIO/F7AORSHIST7LBIO.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The first priority when I conceived my home to be solar powered was to ensure I always had lights. In the darkness it can be scary yea? Maybe not. Anyhow I wanted lighting that does not suck the life out of a battery bank like a tick does with blood. Before we continue please take a look at my batt...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 12:17:58 PDT