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shabaz

Building a Solar Charger

Posted by shabaz Top Member Oct 14, 2017
Electronics & Design Projects Monthly project competitions, chances to earn prizes, you decide project themes, your ideas, your projects, turn ideas into projects. Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Introduction There is lots of scope for outdoor electronics. A solar charger is useful for this : ) The 90-second video here describes it.     I wanted to have a general purpose outdoor solar charger that could be used for (say) ...
Testing the solar panel  The next step in my project was to test the solar panel to see exactly how much power I could get out of it.  To do this, I set up a variable resistor load on the output of the solar panel.  Additionally, I used a small resistor in series with the load to measure the current being supplied by the panel.  Here's a quick schematic of the setup:   And here's a picture of the circuit (without the meters):     I took this setup outsid ...
wescoy78

Not enough power

Posted by wescoy78 Sep 2, 2017
What if we can make the playoffs of Soler much higher ...
carmelito

Tilt Solar Light

Posted by carmelito Aug 27, 2017
Electronics & Design Projects Monthly project competitions, chances to earn prizes, you decide project themes, your ideas, your projects, turn ideas into projects. Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   This is an easy mod to dollar store solar lights using a Tilt switch. To build one of these you will need access to a 3D printer.Basically the tilt switch is just added before the LED in the circuit. This will allow you to control when the L ...
Summary: I plan to design a wireless sensor using an old solar sidewalk lamp for the Project14 Solar Powered Yard Gadget contest sponsored by Element14. The Idea: I will be up-cycling an old sidewalk light.  Five years ago, we bought several of these items for lighting the sidewalk and entry to our house.  However, since then several of the lights have stopped working.  On the ones that do still work, the clear plastic part of the light has yellowed and cracked due to UV exposu ...
Dit apparaat wat op zonne-energie draait maakt een wifi portal. Mensen kunnen verbinding maken en komen automatisch op de pagina terecht van de overleden persoon. Hier kunnen nabestaande een verhaal, fotos en filmpje plaatsen. naast het lezen over de persoon kunnen nabestaande ook een bericht achter laten.   Op de begraafplaats staat een beeldje met de naam van het wifipunt waardoor bezoekers weten dat ze kunnen verbinden. Hierna kom je automatisch op de overleden persoon zijn/haar pagin ...