Laptop supplied by solar power

Notebooks can be easy supplied with solar energy. From solar electric power for a day on the beach, for expeditions up to island solutions for houses without power grid connection.



Run several notebooks by the sun Run several notebooks by the sun
As long as the notebooks do not charge the internal batteries, 85 Watt are enough for some economic notebools. Here is my ASUS UL30A connected by a car adapter to the 12V outlet.


Test photovoltaic set for notebooks at the rivulet Test photovoltaic set for notebooks at the rivulet
After 15 years hauling a lead battery, after 2 years too weak NiMh buffer battery. July 4th 2012 starts a new age of notebook outdoor usage.


Office at the waterfall Office at the waterfall
To work has nothing to do with being cruel to yourself in a stuffy office. GPRS, UMTS and a solar power supply makes it possible to work in an inspiring environment.


Sealed lead acid battery with charge regulator Sealed lead acid battery with charge regulator
The charge regulator is simple with double sided adhesive tape glued on the sealed lead acid battery. Also this should be only a temporary stopgap.


Photovoltaic for the mobile usage Photovoltaic for the mobile usage
34 Watt peak, foldable as a 2 kg package to pack in every backpack. In the case of working on the beach, in the mountains or on an expedition the ideal power supply.



Flooded beach Flooded beach
After some weeks rain, finally bathing weather again. But the beach is half flooded. Humans dense together, so the only place for the photovoltaic on a tree.


Flap out the photovoltaic Flap out the photovoltaic
With the flap out, the width of the photovoltaic module increases from 44 to 88cm. A half squaremeter active area.


In the backpack In the backpack
Normal, I would not take for some hours at the waterfall charger for the cellphone and for the AA cells from the camera. But here it's to show, what all is possible.


Backpack with notebook and accessories Backpack with notebook and accessories
All the power supply fits in this small backpack. In front the belt for the notebook, the digital camera and the cellphone.



Photovoltaic for laptops and small appliances
Notebooks can be easy supplied with solar energy. From solar electric power for a day on the beach, for expeditions up to island solutions for houses without power grid connection.


Batteries for 12V solar power supplies
Notebooks can be easy supplied with solar energy. From solar electric power for a day on the beach, for expeditions up to island solutions for houses without power grid connection.


Yield of photovoltaic depending from the weather
Examples how different installation of photovoltaic systems and different weather influences the yield.


Photovoltaic
Different view points about photovoltaic from our different technical magazines as wide outstretched information about electric power from light.



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