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by Solar98632
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: UPDATE
Replies: 2
Views: 1063

Re: UPDATE

Our generator and Hot water Tank
by Solar98632
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: UPDATE
Replies: 2
Views: 1063

UPDATE

We have added 3 new items sense I last been to this site. we have added a ryobi Propane Power Generator A 3,000 watt Pure Sine Inverter A thankless water heater A Mr Buddy Propane Heater Do I have enough to take us off grid? Will be replacing the batteries in our battery bank soon. We also are now u...
by Solar98632
Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: I have become Serious Now
Replies: 14
Views: 24535

Re: I have become Serious Now

Update: I have upgraded to a pure sine wave inverter, I now can operate dishwasher and clothes washer. Next I need to replace my old batteries with new ones. I will stay with Harbor freight for now. On on the side note we now have a "Mr Big Buddy " Propane heater. On high it will run us out of the a...
by Solar98632
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: I have become Serious Now
Replies: 14
Views: 24535

Re: I have become Serious Now

Major upgrade coming soon We will be upgrading to 4 of the sun extenders. https://www.solarblvd.com/products/concorde-pvx-890t-sun-xtender-solar-battery-12v-102ah/ Oh and we hit a -12 ( yes that is a negative ) kwhrs. As you can see, we are nearly off the grid save for the hot water tank. I'd say we...
by Solar98632
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY
Replies: 12
Views: 15738

Re: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY

Here is an updated image of how I have the wires fed in to the box.
by Solar98632
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY
Replies: 12
Views: 15738

Re: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY

Yup were now at 1lw. In of ARRAY. Just hit that today. As for equalizing...should I do that with agms? I hear they can explode. Oh I removed the box I was using and patched in to the switch directly.. For once at 5:15 pm I can cook a meal... well if the bloody clouds would go away lol. Any who, reas...
by Solar98632
Tue May 16, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY
Replies: 12
Views: 15738

Re: Setting up A New Solar PV ARAY

Update: we are at 800 watts and on a partly sun day, we were able to make 1.03 kwhrs. I made chicken , fish sticks and French fries in the bread machine and ran our fridge at the same time. If 800 watts can do this, I wonder what we will be able to do with either 1.5kw or 2 kw. I have been able to u...
by Solar98632
Tue May 16, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Solar Power Discussions
Topic: Up In Flames
Replies: 3
Views: 4196

Re: Up In Flames

It was chrisdiy. On YouTube.
His midnight controller didn't have the protection turned of for over arcing.
The arc had crossed over the breaker and by passed the safety feature of the breaker.
I never heard of it my self until I seen his channel.
by Solar98632
Tue May 16, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: STRESS TESTING SYSTEM
Replies: 2
Views: 5120

Re: STRESS TESTING SYSTEM

Oops my bad in removing video..I completely forgot I had posted it here.
by Solar98632
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Off Grid Living Discussions
Topic: STRESS TESTING SYSTEM
Replies: 2
Views: 5120

STRESS TESTING SYSTEM

:idea:

https://youtu.be/pYb7c_KJkFQ

We had FULL sun for a few minutes and this what I was running.
Let me know what you think.
Mind you this was 600 watts of polycrystalline and a maybe 235 watts off the Amorphous.

Yes, I know I needarger wiri g