Questions tagged [solar]

Solar powered projects.

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Sustainable power source for outdoor arduino weather station

I have been running a simple weather station composed of a Sparkfun Pro Micro (8kHz/3.3V), a DHT22 and a NRF24L01+ transceiver during the last couple of months, and I can tell you up here in Canada ...
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Arduino Fio and Solar Pairing

I'm creating a weather station and want the station to be completely power independent. I'm using the Arduino Fio (https://www.arduino.cc/en/pmwiki.php?n=Main/ArduinoBoardFio) and have estimated the ...
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ADC pin shutting off on its own under certain condition

A0 pin not working when full PV system in use I am using the DFRobot Leonardo with Xbee R3. I am using the A0 pin to read a 0-5V voltage from my voltage sensor, which samples and steps down 130VDC ...
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Solar powered ESP8266. WiFi module usage optimizations

Above all, I am quite new to the ESP8266 and micro controllers development as a whole. I am now working on a project which is quite simple for now. It basically looks like this: As you can see, I ...
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Arduino MKR 1400 Charging Circuit

I'm needing to build a temperature monitoring system that will be deployed to a remote location with no electricity. It will need to run on batteries and self charge via solar panel and send data via ...
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Battery Solution for ESP8266 and HC-SR04

I'm working on a project that includes an ESP8266 (requires 3.3v input (250 mA peak)) and a HC-SR04 (requires 5v 20 mA peak). I'm making it battery/solar powered. I'm trying to keep costs down as ...