What actually goes wrong with the batteries????
Battery packs exposed
Keeping Warm In New England
Plugging into the SUN
Making a small solar concentrator
Building MIMA and the plug in adapters
Converting a telephone truck to electric
DIY dual pulse Capacitor Discharge Spotwelder
Replacing gasoline with solar electric lawn equipment
Tapping into the Wind
Expanding MIMA with the Distribution board ( users projects )
How to stop the aging process DIY
What is Genesis One?
MIMA Install Day 2005 a Big Success!
Building a hybrid car grid charger
Assembling the bases
building it bigger 4.5A
Calibrating the temperature
Calibration and test of components and boards
Charger # 1 goes into beta testing
Discharger # 1 / gridcharger cycler accessory
Fan and temp boards
Getting serious
Harnesses for the Insights are nearly finished
Helpers make it go much faster
Inside the overnight charger
Modified overnight boxes
More thermal testing
Moving towards the goal line
PTC strip monitor and charger shutdown circuit
Temp volts and current calibration fixture
Test of accuracy
The code
Thermal testing.
The weather slows us down

Inside the overnight charger

Inside the overnight charger
Inside the Overnight charger

First full prototype is running. Found that we need a fan to dissipate the heat output of all the densly packed supplies.
Should have anticipated this, as here is a lot of power in that box.
4- 50 W 48V supplies
1-35 W 12V supplu
1 35W 700 MA CC supply
1 20 W 350MA CC supply
Photo shows the layout.