Solar Charge Controller | What is it and How it works in a Solar Power System

Hi. I’m Amy from the altE Store. I’m going to go over the basics of solar charge controllers with you. First let’s take a look where a solar charge controller fits into an off-grid solar system. The charge controller goes between the solar panel and the deep cycle battery. A Charge controller is an important […]

The Battery Box – Suburban Survival Example

BIG NOTE: I have replaced this charge controller with an MPPT charge controller. Shortly after making this video, while working up the power calculations for my book, I discovered how important MPPT technology is and just how much potential power I was losing with my PWM charge controller. See my video called “The Importance of […]

Jump Start a Car with AA Batteries

Hi, in half an hour. I have this presentation at work sharing my ideas and findings. That’s gonna blow everyone’s minds. They’re gonna look past my unibrow and see me for the genius I am. I’ll finally get the recognition I deserve Let’s do this! The car battery is dead. Well I have a few […]

Wiring two charge controllers in parallel

Hi this is Amy from the altE Store. So, do you ever wonder what happens if you’ve got a charge controller that is only big enough for the solar panels you’ve got, maybe one panel and a small charge controller, or you’ve got a whole array that’s maxed out. And you want to add more […]

How to Change a Car Battery : How to Avoid Sparking with Car Battery Terminals

Hi, I’m Aaron Gregory on behalf of Expert Village. And, we’re going to talk about what happens when your car battery dies, how to select a new battery, and how to see what the problem is. So, the first step is we’re going to see if the terminals are tight. Now, if you wiggle the […]

Make ANY CHARGING CABLE Magnetic! – Volta Adapter Showcase

So we actually featured Volta’s last product in one of our handy tech under a hundred videos and they saw that video, and they reached out telling us that they had something new coming and decided to sponsor a video showing off. So what’s new I think is this piece and the idea behind it […]

Tesla-powered Porsche 912: vintage meets electric

Five, four, three, two, one. (car engine roaring) (upbeat music) This is a 1968 Porsche 912 powered by a Tesla drivetrain. It’s not just fast; it’s the culmination of a years-long boom in taking vintage cars and retrofitting them with EV technology. It’s the brainchild of two guys: David Bernardo, the founder of Zelectric Motors, […]