the travelogue of a technomad
Solar panels!

Solar power is essential to me in a trailer. I went with 2 175 watt panels and four 6v deep cycle trojan 105 batteries. I added a distro box for the DC and the ac is ran independant with the ability to plug it into the xantrex 2000 watt inverter if needed. wiring coming along….

14
Sep
2014
Solar!

Here is the preliminary rundown on my solar rig for the curious. The gear I’ve got is 2 sunmodule mono 250 watt pv pannels (roughly 250 watts @ 31 volts each for a combined total of 500 watts @ 31 volts) 4 trojan t105 deep cycle golf cart batteries (6volt @ 225 amp/h in pairs….

18
Apr
2012
New Project 1975 Dodge Sportsman Tioga

  And the website is born. 1975 Dodge Sportsman chassis Tioga Motorhome 360 v8 engine 500 watts of sunmodule solar cells on top 450 amp hours worth of trojan deep cycle batteries in the house Xantrex (soon to be a mppt) charge controller Prosine 2000 watt invertor for my 110 needs. It all starts as….

16
Apr
2012