Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - solar - battery - featured Tue, 3 May 2016 02:05:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Power Buddy Senior
Power Buddy Senior - More DIY How To Projects]]> smurray2 Following on from the success of Power Buddy ( decided to go for the ultimate in portable solar power systems with the Power Buddy Senior.This is a sack truck mounted 100w solar power system with a 100Ah battery 1000W 230V ac supply, a 110V power tool sup...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 21:38:03 PST
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components.
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoTinkerGNome Scope of Project.The objective of this project is to assemble and install a stand alone solar power system (Photo Voltaic or PV) . My goal is to run 2 LED light bulbs in fixtures on my workbench and charge/maintain my power tool batteries. My estimated load will be 2 x 10W/LED bulbs, and 85W for t...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Solar Powering My Home!
Solar Powering My Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mjtrinihobby My home has been solar powered since June 2013 and the power system has proven its reliability. I'm a proud owner of an OFF GRID solar power system. I decided to publish this instructable to let fellow DIYers know the basics to design and install a system such as mine. Dont expect an exact copy of m...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 11:39:54 PDT
Solar power cordless lawn mower
Solar power cordless lawn mower - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeremythesolarman Hello, and thanks for reading my 'How to Make a Solar Powered Lawn Mower.' I didn't take any pictures of it when I was building it, as I was to busy building it. I hope you will enjoy this Instructable and get some good ideas on your own project. The battery So one night I was walking to my house...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:22:57 PDT
DIY OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM - More DIY How To Projects]]> deba168 Day by day the price of the solar panel falls gradually.But still installation of a complete off grid solar system is costly.So I write this instructable to get all the components of your solar system separately and assemble it all by yourself.See my new instructable ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTR...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:00:45 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page to pre-order a production model! first ever solar powered USB home wall socket for emergency and everyday use!"Plug into Independent Power." When the power grid goes down unexpectedly, st...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
Apartment Solar System
Apartment Solar System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jonathanrjpereira This is a 'Green' and eco-friendly Instructable which creates a sustainable way of living which combines the use of Solar & BATTERIES. For example, the materials/ parts used do not consume electricity inorder to function. Instead it generates Clean Electricity from the Sun. No electricity is needed ...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:57:07 PDT
Solar Power Station
Solar Power Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> sjowett In a similar vein to a number of projects on Instructables I wanted to create a solar powered charging system for the multitude of battery operated gizmos that own. In addition, an aim was to de-clutter the need for multiple wall warts and associated charging leads and accessories.The outcome is a ...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 00:29:39 PDT
Solar Battery Charging
Solar Battery Charging - More DIY How To Projects]]> DoveP This instructable will show you how to make your own solar battery charger from very simple components. It is taken from my documentation provided with a kit I supply - you should easily be able to source the same components yourself of course.If you have any comments on how to improve the documenta...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2006 05:33:50 PST
easy solar charger and PSU [UPDATED]
easy solar charger and PSU [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi How long does your cellphone's battery keep the charge? I guess not for long time... and your GPS? Do you have a spare battery to not lose yourself in the woods? A solution is to buy a solar charger, they're cheap nowadays, but not many of them allow you to power your device during the charging proc...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:18:54 PST
"Off Grid" DC Solar Electric Garage Lighting... Hard Wired and Fully Integrated
"Off Grid" DC Solar Electric Garage Lighting... Hard Wired and Fully Integrated - More DIY How To Projects]]> EcoMotive In this Instructable I will show you how I set up my solar electric garage lighting. I'm using a Fenix International ReadySet Solar Kit to power my lights. During sunny weather the 15 watt solar panel generates electricity and stores it in the battery pack. With a day's charge I can run the DC elect...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:45:42 PDT
Giant Sun Jar
Giant Sun Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid I love my solar lights, as I've documented here and there on this site, particularly those that I put in jars and bottles.  I've had this oversize glass cookie jar cluttering up my counter space for years, and when we decided to get rid of it, I figured I'd repurpose it instead of sending it off t...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:57:00 PDT
EZ Test Leads for Solar Fence Charger
EZ Test Leads for Solar Fence Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwylan I've had a Harbor Freight solar electric fence charger for a couple of years now—not very powerful, but cheap, and it's been effective in discouraging my dog from escaping on jaunts around the neighborhood; which around here is likely to get her shot. However, checking the battery is an awkward job....
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 18:09:16 PDT
Solar Power Supply V3.0
Solar Power Supply V3.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lewis02 After two previous generations of my Solar Power Supply receiving positive feedback on here and YouTube, I thought it would be time to share with you my third generation design. Much like the previous version, this design improves from the second with a higher capacity battery bank, a more efficien...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 14:29:28 PDT
Independant (non-grid-intertie) solar electric system
Independant (non-grid-intertie) solar electric system - More DIY How To Projects]]> JacobAziza ******Shameless Self-Promotion****** Most of what I write isn't relevant to Instructables.  My main blog is here: **End Digression... On to the Good Stuff** Most solar systems installed on houses are hooked up to a special electric meter which can both draw on the grid...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:07:55 PDT
How to Make A Solar Powered Fan!
How to Make A Solar Powered Fan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gjdj3 (''Hooray! It's finally done. It's a bit late into the contest but we hope it is good!'')This project is what we're entering for the Go Green contest. It's a cool solar powered mini-fan. The idea is that if you had a fan you would use the air conditioning less. And it's solar powered so that it has ...
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Wed, 7 May 2008 14:06:32 PDT