Metricon Phoenix Mod 43

Metricon Phoenix Mod 43
Entry Digital - keyless

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Solar Eclipse

Now the the Outdoor room / roof is well... completed, it was time to look up to the sky. The solar / storage system that lived on the old house was in need of recycling. The system uses 6 x 100 watt panels linked to two massive 220 amp gel batteries / regulator and a 1,500w pure sine wave inverter. So 440 amps packs a punch and I upgraded the system by one panel and mounted them on this fantastic rack system from Sunlock (solid as a rock) mounted on the outdoor room's colour bond roof. System was from a great little outfit in northcote...

The system is not on grid, but powers a number of outdoor room led's and strip lighting and flood lights. it will also power a led TV which is soon to be installed and off course almost anything aside from an iron or a washing machine. The beauty of the "off grid" / battery system is you get power at night, either 12v or 240v. Here's some picks of the install....