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    Used solar panels

    I bought eight of these this summer from SanTan and I have been pretty happy with them so far. There is also this thread of other panels people ordered from them.
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    DIYBMS v4 thoughts

    Stuart has a new video on ordering PCBs.
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    USA based hybrid inverter?

    My inverter was shipped Friday and it should arrive next Friday! It just arrived stateside!
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    USA based hybrid inverter?

    I received an email early this morning from Peggy that the inverter will ship in 22 days.
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    USA based hybrid inverter?

    I ordered mine directly from MPP. I just sent them an email andPeggy was the person who completed my order. It should take about 20 days to arrive, so hopefully around early May I should receive it.
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    DIYBMS v4 thoughts

    Adam Welch posted a build video today featuring the v4 boards.
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    USA based hybrid inverter?

    I just ordered a LV5048 myself for my setup directly from MPP.
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    DIYBMS v4 thoughts

    I have assembled the first BYD battery with DIYBMS. I wired it up to utilize the built in wiring harness. I just have to run wires to monitor the temperatures of the cells.
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    DIYBMS v4 thoughts

    I would post this on the main forum for the project to see if anyone else ran into this issue with JLC. I have assembled 20 of these boards. The first one I assembled failed because I placed the solder paste by hand instead of using a stencil. I ordered a stencil from OSH Stencils and it made...
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    BYD LiFePo4 Packs Drama

    Another one tested, 3.07 kWh.
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    BYD LiFePo4 Packs Drama

    I finished testing another battery, aprox 3.3kWh.
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    Hybrid inverter Growatt SPH6000 in Australia

    It appears it should work without any issue. I have been considering a similar unit from Growatt for my project.
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    BYD LiFePo4 Packs Drama

    I have finished the first round of testing for the first battery. I forgot to take a picture of the meter after the first discharge, but after recharging from 0% the battery took in 3.74 kWh, 143Ah. I have a cheep 24v inverted coming so I can test the units a bit faster.
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    BYD LiFePo4 Packs Drama

    I am almost done testing my first pack and the results don't look promising. I currently don't have a 24v inverter, so the best dummy load I have is a few halogen work lights.
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    BYD LiFePo4 Packs Drama

    There appears to be some drama with these batteries where Second Life Storage was selling the batteries for Big Battery. The batteries that were being shipped by Big Battery for Second Life Storage were "B" & "C" grade that were not testing near the 4-4.5 Kwh that was advertised. There is an...
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