[Lab] solar stuff

Richard Guy Briggs rgb at tricolour.net
Fri Jan 27 13:40:43 EST 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:02:42AM -0500, Darcy Whyte wrote:
> I have one of these in the works:  http://mambohead.com/2012/01/solar/

I tried to reply to your blog, but it went AWOL...

I recently came across an MPPT based on Arduino that seemed to be pretty


> It's part of my "off grid" project:  http://mambohead.com/category/off-grid/
> I guess it's time to order a solar panel. What would you get?

What power do you need/want?

Canadian Tire has a number, but they are pricier than a solar panel


You could try Ottawa Solar Power or iSolara who generally have standard
60-cell 1m x 1.6m, 180 to 240 watt panels for $250-700.

	slainte mhath, RGB

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