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    EEVblog 1386 – 295W Inverter vs 370W Solar Panel – WTF?

    Why do Dave’s new 370W LG solar panels use lower rated 295W Enphase microinverters? What gives? Inverter clipping, solar panel overrating, DC/AC ratio, solar irradiance, and microinverter underrating explained. And a look at data from Dave’s old 3kW system to predict how many days a year the new 5kW system ...

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    EEVblog 1385 – 8kW Home Solar Power System EXPANSION!

    Dave explands his 3kW home solar power system to 8kW using new 370W LG NEON 2 panels and Enphase IQ7+ micro inverters! The complete installation video. Time lapse videos and other analysis videos to come on the EEVblog2 channel. Thanks to LG Australia, Enphase and Clenergy: https://www.lgenergy.com.au/uploads/download_files/1838242344c5c485f219a20564a1dee4d862355d.pdf https://enphase.com/en-au/products-and-services/microinverters/family Clenergy racking: ...

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    EEVblog 1384 – Halve Your Processor Power Consumption!

    Halve Your Processor Power Consumption using Diffusion Capacitance! Dave demonstrates a neat but tricky technique to PWM a processor’s power pin to reduce power consumption. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffusion_capacitance MIT: http://web.mit.edu/6.012/www/SP07-L16.pdf Colorado University: http://ecee.colorado.edu/~bart/ecen3320/f99/pdf/ch4_4_5.pdf Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1384-halve-your-processor-power-consumption!/

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    EEVblog 1383 – Human Battery Energy Harvesting BUSTED

    It’s peltier thermoelectric generator TEG time again! This time the University of Colorado Boulder claim to have a new flexible TEG device you can stick on your skin that can power wearable and Internet of Things devices. It’s The Matrix! and the media are lapping it up. Can your body ...

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