Overview and Testing Canon Vixia R500 Camera with external Mic at our off grid solar cabin

good morning youtube bill and rosa our off grid solar cabin im trying to test out this new camera. with a microphone and also i have no clue what it sounds like. but as you can see its pretty foggy here. drawing in about 130 watts of solar of the roof up there but uh […]

Living Off The Grid Defined and Explained.

Hello youtube Bill andRosa our off grid solar cabin Just wanted to talk to you for a moment about off the grid living. here lately we are getting a lot of ah negative feedback on people saying that we don’t live off grid. and others they slam they say don’t live off grid so in […]

Best off grid battery Bank for the money, your solar storage options

00:00 flip this around here go it I can’t see 00:03 lithium ion of course is the cunning 00:05 edge it’s very very expensive 00:08 the biggest advantage you can discharge 00:11 them to you know ninety percent so 00:14 there’s only ten percent remaining in 00:15 the battery without really doing any 00:18 damage […]

New Additions to the Off Grid Solar Cabin.

Hello Youtube Bill and Rosa our off grid solar cabin. Trying to show you our new additions but Noisy the rooster is being a pain in the butt. We have come on big rooster get out of the way come on go on go on alright there we go momma hen and the big rooster […]

Can you charge a 24V battery with a 20V solar panel and MPPT charge controller?

Hi, this is Amy from the Alte Store. I just did a video showing you the difference between using a 60 cell 20 volt solar panel and a 70 cell 24 volt solar panel to charge a 24 volt battery with a PWM charge controller. So I’m going to do the same thing but with […]

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 […]

Battery Bank Sizing: Off Grid Solar Power System Design – Step 2

Hi, welcome back. I’m Amy Beaudet from the altE Store. Thank you for watching the second of our video series on designing an off-grid solar system. Step 2 is to size the battery bank. We’ll discuss the different considerations that go into sizing your battery bank. We’ve already done a loads list in our previous […]

Our Off Grid Solar cabin Update 5-8-15 (tiny house)

Morning Youtube Bill and Rosa at our off grid solar cabin We made it home finally to do our 34 hour reset at home and didn’t get a whole lot accomplished because as you can see it rain so much I thought I lost my garden but I didnt stuff is still sprouting up i […]

Solar Power Setup for a Van. Batteries, Solar Panel & all you need to know!

Hi, I’m Armando from WDN In this video, we’ll take a step forward and check out how to fit your van in order to be nearly 100% independent Back in 2012, we had a pretty poor power system that we’ve managed to upgrade over the years I think we have a better solution right now, […]

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 […]