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Re: (ET) PV powered ET
last year I was able to buy a 36v CC from BZ products for under $70.
know if they are still around and available though. let me know if you
interested and I'll make the effort to look up my old receipt and info.
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From: robert winfield <winfield100 yahoo com>
To: elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
Sent: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 13:01:52 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: (ET) PV powered ET
> I have an E-12.
> I am trying to figure how to use photovoltaics to
> charge the batteries. I had this discussion before but
> the info has vanished (sorry Chris)
> Can I use a 12 and/or 24v charge controller and clip
> it on either 2 or 4 of the batteries.
> The PV I am looking at puts out probably 120 watts
> depending on how configured I can series them to get
> 12v or 24v or 36v and 1/2 or 1/3 the amps
> 12v 10amp or 36v 3 3amp
> I would also like to yank the battery charger out for
> more room or shoehorn bigger batteries.
> basically advice:
> 2 charge controllers, 1 12v and 1 24v jumpered across
> 2 or 4 batteries
> could i use 1 24v and have the electrons wander
> towards the 2 batteries not in that circuit)
> 1 charge controller @36v (and where to find one??)
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