Do It Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power by Michel Daniek. If you want to introduce alternative power supplies around the home and garden or even live totally off-grid in your boat, caravan, or yurt and need a practical introduction to solar power and 12-volt supplies, this UK book is an essential guide to the subject. It will show you how to run your lights, laptop, DVDs, and music, and even your tools and household products, from a simple 12-volt system. Be in control of more of your home’s own energy supply, develop a low-impact way of living, and be prepared for power outages in the future. Do It Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power begins with a lesson on how electricity works and the main components of a DIY solar system. The author uses clear diagrams and terms. This is a reference book that will help you troubleshoot and get the best value for money from what you can find hidden in the back of the garage. It is also quirky and humorous and shows you how to make a sun-following system using just a bicycle wheel, a pallet, and the motor from a CD player. Topics covered include solar panels, batteries, regulators, watt and volt, multimeters, cables, fuses, plugs and polarity, connection plans, inverters, electrosmog, lamps, music systems, cordless tools, solar grinders, solar circular saws, sun following systems, solar welding, battery tester, special voltmeter, tips and tricks, bench power supply, home made regulators.
Softcover, 122 pages, 145mm x 210mm, b&w drawings, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon.
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