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 150Ah batteries

1x 750W 24VDC to 230VAC inverter

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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 panels
1x Victron SmartSolar 100|30 MPPT battery charger
2x Norbatt 12V 150Ah batteries
1x 750W 24VDC to 230VAC inverter

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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 that completes her first little project 🙂

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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 is powered by the “2200 Watt server power supply for induction heating”

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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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