Super Cheap Solar Panels Actual Performance Check

This video shows the actual performance data for used cheap solar panels from SanTan Solar. SanTan Solar Online Store: Resource Links: For large orders and pallet pricing contact Linda (480-584-4281 ex 120) or email ( lhebert@santansolar.com ) and mention EverydayDave SanTan Solar Online Store: $58 230W Tested Used Solar Panel: WANT TO GO SOLAR BUT… Continue reading Super Cheap Solar Panels Actual Performance Check

Payback Period for Offgrid Solar Power System's: How much $$$ do I actually save??

Parts List for this system (affiliate links): LV6548 All in one Solar System: Class T Fuse: LiFePO4 batteries: 1-4/0 Gauge Welding Cable for DC side: 6 gauge SO Cord: Bus bars: Victron Shunt for SOC tracking: Hardieboard: Drywall anchors: 150A Circuit Breaker: pre-charge resistor: Tools: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Does off-grid solar confuse you? Check out my DIY… Continue reading Payback Period for Offgrid Solar Power System's: How much $$$ do I actually save??

$749 EG4 All-in-one Solar System: 3000W Inverter, 5000W MPPT, 80A Battery Charger

EG4 All In One (affiliate link): EG4 Budget 48V LiFePO4 Battery: EG4 Server Rack: 0:00 Box Opening 0:28 Intro 3:08 Tear Down 5:39 Attaching to a battery 6:03 Battery Communication Setup Steps 9:22 EG4 Idle Consumption 9:58 Growatt Idle Consumption Comparison 10:28 Ground/Neutral Bond Discussion/ Test 11:18 Wifi Dongle Connection 13:07 3000W Load Test! 15:20… Continue reading $749 EG4 All-in-one Solar System: 3000W Inverter, 5000W MPPT, 80A Battery Charger

440W Mono Solar Panels VS 410W Bifacials: Worth the extra cost?

These solar panels are out of stock fast. To see what is in stock now, check out my buyer’s guide: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Does off-grid solar confuse you? Check out my DIY friendly website for solar system blueprints and packages, and much more! Join my DIY solar community! #1 largest solar forum on the internet for beginners… Continue reading 440W Mono Solar Panels VS 410W Bifacials: Worth the extra cost?

How much energy can we produce with these three solar panels along the fence line? ☀️⚡

In todays video, I’m doing a little solar panel test over several days. This not so much to test out the solar panels but more to check the location. I’m basically looking for a spot around my garage where I can install some more solar panels and strings especially for winter time when I have… Continue reading How much energy can we produce with these three solar panels along the fence line? ☀️⚡

Off Grid Solar Battery! – So easy its *Almost* Cheating…

Today we are making the SUN work for US. Thanks to #EcoFlow for sponsoring this video! Visit to check out the EcoFlow DELTA Pro and EcoFlow DELTA Max. Electricity is important. And having emergency backup power is more important-er. We are installing an Off-Grid solar array with a battery backup in my barn. Here is… Continue reading Off Grid Solar Battery! – So easy its *Almost* Cheating…

DIY Solar Panel System – How to Do it CHEAPER!!

How I could have saved $4,000!! using low cost solar panels and string inverters. SanTan Solar Online Store Affiliate Link: For large orders and pallet pricing contact Linda (480-584-4281 ex 120) or email ( lhebert@santansolar.com ) and mention EverydayDave Resource Links: 230W Tested Used Solar Panel: JA Solar 530W Panel Link: Sun World 300W Panel… Continue reading DIY Solar Panel System – How to Do it CHEAPER!!

Installing and Wiring Solar Panels on Our Bus Conversion

In this video we wire up 6 400 watt solar panels on our skoolie’bus conversion which we wired 2 in series, and 3 in parallel to create a 2400 watt bank of panels. Full disclosure after filming this video we actually added 2 more panels, bringing the total to 8 panels and 3200 watts. Here… Continue reading Installing and Wiring Solar Panels on Our Bus Conversion

12 Volt? 24 Volt? 48 Volt? Which Solar Panels for a DIY Camper Electrical Build

This video will teach you the main differences between 12 volt, 24 volt, and 48 volt solar panels and how to account for these different voltages when planning your DIY camper solar build. Solar Array Wiring (Series vs Parallel vs Series/Parallel): Effects of Temperature on Solar Panels: Testing

Heating Seattle backyard studio with soda cans as solar panels

Peter Rowan left his job as a “corporate weenie” in 2010 to live a life with less stuff and fewer expenses and with more time to pursue his dreams. Since downsizing his life, he’s begun writing fiction from home (in addition to a teaching gig) so for a bit more privacy, this year he decided… Continue reading Heating Seattle backyard studio with soda cans as solar panels