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  1. I see what you mean. I meant the amp/hour rating of the battery is not fixed, it can fluctuate from the manufacturers specification.
  2. Yes, because the battery is only 100Ah at a discharge rate of 5 amps. At a discharge rate of 50 amps it becomes about a 40Ah battery and going the other way at a discharge rate of 1 amp it will be come a 150Ah battery. https://www.batterystuff.com/kb/tools/calculator-sizing-a-battery-to-a-load.html If you enter 50 amps for 1 hour you will see you need a 236Ah battery. Tick the box if your battery is more than six months old.
  3. Everyone is forgetting that a 100Ah battery is only rated 100Ah at what they call a C20 Discharge Rate. In other words the power held by the battery when it discharges over 20 hours or at 5 amps. When you discharge a battery quickly or at any rate over the C20 rating the battery loses power much quicker and the amp/hour rate drops dramatically.. 200 amps from 4 batteries means 50 amps per battery which would probably only last 10 minutes. https://batteryuniversity.com/learn/
  4. You can download Sidify Music Converter. This will allow you to download Spotify playlists and save the mp3 files to your computer.
  5. If you are starting from scratch you should seriously think about a 24v system using forklift batteries and 24v inverter. Uses half the amps. Can be easily charged using a truck or bus alternator.
  6. They are very similar probably wouldn't make any noticable difference, whats more important is what controller are you using? Will it take panels in parrallel, double the amps.
  7. You have to have at least 10 years of payments to get any pension at all. Due to spending 35 years abroad I had to top up my missing 6 months to make 10 years so now I get £44 a week.
  8. Planes hit birds all the time. An 8 kilo Goose would do a lot more damage than one kilo of plastic. Once they have tested drones hitting engines in the labs and discovering they only do marginal damage then there will be no more airport closures. Mind you it is a great well timed distraction to take joe publics mind off of Brexit.
  9. The most ridiculous thing to all this is 1 horsepower is 740 electrical watts. Thats 53 amps charging your 12v battery. Running a 30 odd horsepower engine at only half a horsepower is madness. Why cant someone invent a simple diesel to 12v electricity machine, they would be a millionaire overnight.
  10. rogeriko


    You need a Pure Sine Wave inverter. Most fridges dont like modified sine wave. Even though you bought it from a store and payed more inside it is the same as all the others.
  11. An alternator has 3 static windings inside and uses 6 diodes to turn the AC into DC. If some of the diodes have burnt out you will get lower output. The only way to test this is to open up the alternator.
  12. http://store.virginmedia.com/virgin-media-mobile/sim-only/pay-monthly-sim.html
  13. I would buy 6 Large 1000ah forklift batteries they will last for years and deliver the current you require. Better still I would buy 12 and use a 24 volt inverter.
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