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Offline 172pilotTopic starter

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Open source solar controller
« on: September 12, 2021, 03:41:54 pm »
I stumbled across this project: 
Listening to his video, this sounds great - I would love to hear Dave's opinion on the build, and if there are any safety concerns, and/or curious if anyone has built this or something similar?
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Offline Pineapple Dan

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Re: Open source solar controller
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2022, 01:03:43 pm »
There are loads  of designs available, some better than others. I have made a few of my own design that Ill post later, they all work but i'm still not happy with the current capacity. I stopped making them last year as I could not get parts anymore - the ACS sensor in that design you posted is still out of stok everywhere although there is a drop-in replacment by TI available. I had just switched from using a PIC16F1509 to a dsPIC33EP64GS504 in order to get ready for a multi-phase buck design but now I can't get that micro anywhere. <-- This one is quite nice but also more complex
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Offline bidrohini

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Re: Open source solar controller
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2023, 04:16:51 am »
Seeing the casing, I do not think there would be any safety issues. Let's see if Dave responds.

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