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ABB TRIO 20 kW Solar Inverter – Unboxing and Teardown

Three-phase string inverter, 20000Wac, 2 MPPT, 4 DC inputs for each MPPT, RS485 communication interface, IP65 (NEMA4x) environmental protection degree, integrated DC and AC disconnect switch, DC and AC surge arrester (type 2), string fuses (4+4 on each MPPT) and … Continue reading

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ESAB Power TIG 200 Welder Teardown

A teardown of a ESAB Power TIG LTR200 welder, a run down of the current paths in the system and I show which parts I kept.

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Teardown of Danfoss VLT6000 4kW Variable Frequency Drive

A teardown of a Danfoss VLT6000 4kW VFD, a run down of the current paths in the system and I show which parts I find to have a value. Datasheet on the unit: https://www.danfoss.com/en/products/ac-drives/dds/vlt-and-vacon-legacy-drives/vlt-6000/#tab-overview

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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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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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My Tesla coil DRSSTC1 exploded 12 days before a show, panic!

Can you guess the song that was played? Silent death during a MIDI playback, once power is turned back on, the bridge short circuits and burns outs. I quickly changed it to a SKM200GB123 inverter bridge that I had around, … Continue reading

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Eaton PowerWare 20 kVA UPS teardown

Here is a little quick, dirty and early morning junk yard teardown of a 20 kVA Eaton PowerWare UPS system. I have earlier taken some of these systems apart and you can see the differences from there photo galleries: File … Continue reading

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Teardown of a Eaton PowerWare 60kVA UPS system

This is the teardown of a large 2x 60 kVA Eaton UPS system, first is the teardown video and below are some pictures and a little description of the components. Here is a picture of a single 60 kVA system … Continue reading

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Hacking the IKEA 2000 Watt induction stove, measurements (part 2)

Youtube video part 2 of 5 The second part of the series of maybe 5 chapters on tearing down and hacking a IKEA 2000 Watt induction stove is now published. Click the box below to read the whole article and … Continue reading

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Hacking the IKEA 2000 Watt induction stove, teardown (part 1)

The first part of a series of maybe 5 chapters on tearing down and hacking a IKEA 2000 Watt induction stove is now online. Click the box below to read the whole article and get all the details. Hacking IKEA … Continue reading

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