Tag: Solar

Solar simplification

My ongoing solar project at our family cabin in Eastern Washington took a simplification turn this last weekend. Much of what I’ve learned rewiring boats and working on DC systems has helped me fine-tune this installation.

/ September 12, 2016

Remote WiFi and solar panel adjustments

More fine tuning of the solar setup at the family cabin, including a UniFi high gain outdoor wifi antenna and some updates.

/ October 2, 2015

Solar panel update

A while ago I wrote about my solar panel setup.  I recently revisited the site after 6 months, and lots of problems with managing things remotely.  There were a couple of problems.  First, the wireless repeater system that I was using...

/ June 8, 2015

Solar learning curve

A month or so ago we had some brazen trespassers at our family cabin in Eastern Washington.  Being the tech in the family, and having already deployed several Dropcams and a SmartThings home system, I decided to add some more camera coverage...

/ October 7, 2014