Author Archives: Mads Barnkob

About Mads Barnkob

Electrician, programmer, experimenter and amateur scientist with experience in industry automation, programming and all kinds of high voltage generating electronics. Administrator of www.kaizerpowerelectronics.dk and the high voltage community forum www.highvoltageforum.net

750W Victron Solar Project – Power wall and 8 days performance – Part 3

In part 3 I test the setup with all 3 panels connected and look at the performance over the last 8 days. It all consists of: 3x 250W solar panels 1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger 2x Norbatt 12V … Continue reading

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TIG welder teardown. ESAB TIG Caddy 1500i.

A teardown of a ESAB Caddy 1500i TIG welder, a run down of the current paths in the system and I show which parts I kept. Datasheet on the unit: https://www.esab.dk/dk/da/products/arc-welding-equipment/tig-equipment-cc/industrial-equipment/caddy-tig-1500i-2200i-ta34.cfm

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750W Victron Solar Project – All 3 panels test – Part 2

In part 2 I test the setup with all 3 panels connected, it all consists of: 3x 250W solar panels 1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger 2x Norbatt 12V 150Ah batteries 1x 750W 24VDC to 230VAC inverter

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750 Watt Solar Project – Test Setup – Part 1

In part 1 I give a walk-through of my test setup, charging and the Victron app to control the charger over blue-tooth, it all consists of:3x 250W solar panels1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger2x Norbatt 12V 150Ah batteries1x 750W … Continue reading

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3 new MIDI videos with Kaizer DRSSTC1

Ghostbusters theme The Buggles – Video killed the Radio Star Awolnation – Sail

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Teach your kids electronics

I could write a long motivational letter about the importance of teaching on electronics with all its basic trades of logical thinking and scientific methods, but instead I will leave you with the happy face of a 5 year old … Continue reading

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Teardown of a GE LP-33 10kVA UPS system

Discussion of the teardown: https://highvoltageforum.net/index.php?topic=594.0 A teardown of a General Electric LP-33 10 kVA UPS, a run down of the current paths in the system and I show which parts I brought home with me. Datasheet on the unit: https://apps.geindustrial.com/publibrary/checkout/GEA-D1026?TNR=Data%20Sheets%7CGEA-D1026%7CPDF&filename=LP%2033%20-%2010-120kVA%20-%20CE%20Listed%20-%20Customer%20Data%20Sheet%20-%20GEA-D1026.pdf

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Chinese 1800 Watt Induction heater, 10 minute stress test at 1500W

This test is being run at 36VDC and everything stays cool over a course of 10 minutes, I would say it can run stable at this power input. The 5 minute test at 40VDC showed resonant capacitors heating up. Test … Continue reading

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2200 Watt server power supply for induction heating

A new 2200 Watt power supply made from server power supplies, and with steady cameras 🙂 Test of it in a long induction heater run is being edited and will come online in a few days

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Chinese 1800 Watt Induction heater, 5 minute stress test

5 minute stress test at full power. 1800 Watt peak input power.

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