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Notebook outdoor all the day Notebook outdoor all the day
Complete system for the solar power supply of notebooks and longer run time by an external battery.


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 with Belkin 40 W 12V DC 100-240 AC power supply Test with Belkin 40 W 12V DC 100-240 AC power supply
The Belkin F5L065 is speciall for netbooks and economical notebooks like my mein ASUS UL30A. Here the conversion loses compared to the direct 19V outlet.


Test with Vanson 70W car adapter Test with Vanson 70W car adapter
The Vanson SDR-70W is designed for normal notebooks with a higher electric power demand. Compard to the direct 19V outlet of the solar set.


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.


Battery full shows MPPT procedure Battery full shows MPPT procedure
There had been just 13.86 V and 2.27 A. Suddenly, the display changes to 17.49 V and 1.13 A gives 19,67 Watt. This change is the proof for the MPPT procedure.


20 W foldable photovoltaic 20 W foldable photovoltaic
It's July 4th 2012, the photovoltaic is full in sunshine, but 13.47 V times 0.86 A are only 11,58 Watt. Not optimal oriented towards the sun, a little bit warmer.


Change the battery in a lyceum Change the battery in a lyceum
You have 2 batteries for Your notebook, but how do You exchange them, when You sit in a liceum with no plug in reach?


Solar set with 19V outlet for notebooks Solar set with 19V outlet for notebooks
The 19V outlet of the photovoltaic set for notebooks increases the efficiency versus a 12V outlet and a car adapter for the notebook.


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.


12V power supply 12V power supply
At the 12V plug from the battery is a 3 plug connector for the AA battery charger of my Canon-S1, charger for the cellphone and car adapter for the notebook.


Supply from the sun Supply from the sun
While I make my test with 2 connected notebooks, all 3 photovoltaic modules, deliver together 2.74 A at 14.2 V. 39 Watt are little bit below the demand.


3 photovoltaic modules to compare 3 photovoltaic modules to compare
One hour later 8:40 am, it becomes cloudy. Opportunity to compare all3 modules, how much they deliver at cloudy sky and still not so high standing sun.


First full sunshine in the morning First full sunshine in the morning
41 minutes later, the sun is now above the trees and the solar yield is first times greater than the demand from notebook and cell phone. 1.59 A times 13.8 V gives 22 Watt.


Sunshine early in the morning Sunshine early in the morning
6th July 2012. A little bit sunshine through the tree-tops. I have all 3 photovoltaic modules with meh, becuase I want to test using 2 notebooks.


What does the MPPT with 12V AA Mignon cells? What does the MPPT with 12V AA Mignon cells?
From 2010 until today, I used 12 AA Mignon rechargeable batteries for my solar power supply of the notebook. Here an experiment what happens when this batteries are


Length of cable is not enough Length of cable is not enough
The distance between a place in the shadow to work and a sunny place for the photovoltaic to deliver electric power can be larger than thought.


Efficiency of AA battery charger Efficiency of AA battery charger
At calculating the energy usage, it's easy to look over the efficiency of diffeeren processes. Or who would have thought, that this AA battery charger just needs 10 W?


Solar charger for camera batteries Solar charger for camera batteries
Most chargers for batteries from video- and digital cameras can be used with 12V. At the 12 V output of the solar set is a car-socket.


Charge solar set by a notebook power supply Charge solar set by a notebook power supply
The 85W solar set can be charged by any notebook power supply as far as the plug fits and the power supply can deliver 60 W.


scope of delivery 85W solar set scope of delivery  85W solar set
After You have taken out the foldable 20 Watt photovoltaic of the box, You find below: Left top: control unit with 66 W lithium-ion battery, middle top: 12V LED lamp.


34 W foldable photovoltaic 34 W foldable photovoltaic
The 85 W control unit stands more than a single 20 W modul. Here I connect my foldable 34 W Unisolar from 2005 and the new foldable 20 W foldable from the solar set together.


Foldable photovoltaic module Foldable photovoltaic module
Such unapparent small, I take the folded 34 Watt module out of the backpack. With 2 kg weight, it produces with 2 hours sunshine the same amount of energy


Light tripods for digital cameras Light tripods for digital cameras
The best tripod does not help, when it was not taken along when it's required. Test of tripods in the lowest weight class up to 1,2 kg.


Screen in sun Screen in sun
Antiglare is a have to at purchasing a notebook. Otherwise, the display would be like a mirror like the incasement around the display. With 2 eyes, the screen content is more easy to recognize.


Light buffer battery for solar power Light buffer battery for solar power
Changing to an 1,8 kg notebook, the buffer byttery for the solar equipment should weight less than 2,5 kg. For the small consumption of the ASUS UL30 10 NiMh batteries.


Multi power supply for netbook is enough for ASUS UL30 Multi power supply for netbook is enough for ASUS UL30
All in one, 12V DC car adapter, airplane adapter, 100..240V AC with 40 Watt and an USB charging socket for my Android cell phone


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.


What delivers a photovoltaic at sun behind clouds? What delivers a photovoltaic at sun behind clouds?
Behind a sparse cloud is the sun recognizably. My foot throws already the clue of a shadow. 0,8A charge current. 30% of the 34 Watt peak.


Airbus 320 seat Airbus 320 seat
The provision of space in the tourist class is in harmony with the size of my ASUS UL30 notebook. What to do here with my old Lenovo thinkpad R61?


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.


Email software for batch and command line
How send an email by the own software? The most simple method would be to write a *.BAT file to perform the necessary steps.


Panorama software test Panorama software test
The big quality difference between PhotoStitsch 3.1 (delivered with the S1) and our since 2000 used PixAround induced a big compare test.


Braclet for cell phone Braclet for cell phone
What to do when You want to look on Your cell phone, but You have no hand available to hold the cell phone? Because You are running or driving an electric scooter?


Easy tripods compare test tabell
Compare tabell with the 3 tested tripods Erno P33, Erno D55 and Hama Star 61. Sum: high precise adjusting is not available in this weight class.


Both spirit levels good visible Both spirit levels good visible
At the trpod Hama Star 61 are both spirit levels good visible whe the camera is mounted. When the camera is turned to portrait, the upper spirit level remains visivle.




















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