Jeremy Baker wrote:
How much power does that electric sawmill require? I'm not sure the 8000 watt inverter shown here will run it? Inverters can be stacked.
Sean Henry wrote: Sun tracking can be done fairly easily using a comparator circuit and two small solar cells from old calculators. The trick is building two small boxes one uncovered on the right the other uncovered on the left. If one is shaded it trips a relay telling it to turn to the shaded one till the voltage is equal again.
D Nikolls wrote:I wonder if now that it has been a few years, do you(Paul or any other lab-dwellers with familiarity) have any thoughts on the size of this beast?
Do you find the full capacity is used often, and what for?
Do you wish for more panels, or more batteries, or could it be 30% smaller and still do the same jobs?