This list is under construction. It will contain drawings and even more usefull stuff for people that want to start! Youtube channels to follow as 3 of them. The first is mine.   Small setup 12V 100w solar panel: Smaller charger:   MC4 incl cable […]

The complete solar best buy list

Sonoff POW setup with the Grafana/Raspberry image   Gear that can be purchased: Sonoff mixed search on Ebay: Sonoff the one used in the video and that I use: FTDI adapter: Wires to adapter: Header pins:   Link on how to install the Tasmota software Code used in […]

Sonoff POW setup with the Grafana/Raspberry image

Spot fake 18650 cells   How do we spot fake cells? I recommend to check above video.   43-48gram in general 1500-3400mAh are nominal capacities to be found Max current around 20A. But those have less capacity in general and are expensive Price from 2USD/2EUR and upwards. Easily 4EUR. Check […]

Spot fake 18650 cells

Breaker and fuse panel
Build battery and fuse panel In this video i show you how i did to create my own breaker and fuse panel for my main battery bank including voltage meters.   Working with large scale system like this then proper rated fuses and breakers are a must. AC and DC […]

Build battery disconection and fuse panel

Measure grid consumption – Raspbery pie In this video i go through how I hook up my energy meters for measure the energy consumption. Both sold and bought from grid.   This is how its hooked up to the RS485 device: Build it Building this setup is easy. Modbus protocol […]

Measure grid consumption – Raspbery pie

Ebat battery review In this quick article i will show the result of the tests of the Ebat batteries I have done. Links in bottom of page. Equipment and test scenarios Icharger Duo 308 for testing capacity Flir I7 to meassure the temperature of the cell Logger on PC for […]

Ebat battery review

Lets build a universal serial port adapter for your Raspberry pi Check video out for detailed instructions!   List to buy stuff: (Ebay links) Pin headers: Silicone wires: MAX3232 TTL converter board:   The mini version of the adapter The slightly larger version Raspberry PI pinout      

Raspberry PI serial port adapter build

Get your Raspberry PI up and running to visualize your solar system with Grafana, MQTT and Node Red! Its important to understand that this is not magic stuff that will create all this wonderfull graphs for you! It will need you to do some work and also have some knowledge […]

Raspberry automatization ISO for Solar

My solar layout in Esperyd This page containts the layout of my solar system in Esperyd. It also contains details about how i process my cells.   Current system consist of: 66x 260w solar panels 80kWh of LiFePo4 18650 recycled cells -> 4 rows of 16s300p 30kWh of Li-ion Laptop […]

Esperyd current Solar layout – General information