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    Re: Pool pump automation via smart systems

    I don't need to measure with the Sonoff, all measurements will come in from the inverter, the Sonoff will only be the switch.

    This automation stuff is a rabbit hole of note ;D

    I know my home...
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    Re: Pool pump automation via smart systems

    I connected the office inverter now to get some samples (permanent vpn between home and office so it is "local" network.)

    So it looks like what I am trying to do it very possible. I am not...
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    Pool pump automation via smart systems

    This is an area I know very little, but trying to learn now.

    Using a device like Sonoff Circuit Breaker, flashed with Tasmota software.

    Is is possible to use automations to program some...
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    Re: Talk to me about solar for house.

    Impossible question to answer without knowing the budget. The kw needed in my opinion does not feature, as the system size and config would probably be dictated by budget availability.

    Assuming a...
  5. Re: Mecer - Now Kodak King Inverter - 8 Batteries - Real World Figures

    I should have done this months ago, but so you learn.

    System now running perfectly between PV and the grid, batteries remain on standby for loadshedding or electricity failure.

    The totals...
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    Re: Best all round suv.

    Enough. Stop messing up threads with these pointless posts.
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    Re: Solar Lights - Outdoor Home Use??

    Smart circuit breaker is a good option if the wiring will allow it.
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    Re: roofrack advice - frontrunner vs big country

    If your wind deflector is fitted properly on the FR rack it will not create much noise.
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    Re: Tonnesen Online Tyre Purchase

    Pretty slick that ;D
  10. Thread: Super Select II

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    Re: Super Select II

    Everything that needs to be known is here.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Select
  11. Thread: Super Select II

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    Re: Super Select II

    Edit, wrong.
  12. Thread: To advertise

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    Re: To advertise

    Classifieds only show in browser.
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    Re: HKGK - Hier kom groot kabouters

    Edit.

    Wait, till next week ;D

    https://youtu.be/4aXrN28JxB8

    4aXrN28JxB8
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    Re: HKGK - Hier kom groot kabouters

    Somebody should AIM for him!
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    Re: Growatt 5kVA inverter??

    Will pm you a number.
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    Re: HKGK - Hier kom groot kabouters

    https://www.algoafm.co.za/local/anc-reclaims-mayoral-position-in-nelson-mandela-bay

    Aaaand there we go again.
  17. Re: Jeep Wrangler - Soft top / Drawers / Seatcovers etc Available

    It came off a 2012, so it should fit 100% on a 2015 model.

    Price, dunno R5k will make me happy, and I think you too.
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    Re: solar-assistant.io

    You right, I forgot about this. I watched these videos a while ago. Venus OS running on the Raspberry.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sPhHJHGqS8
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    Re: solar-assistant.io

    Look on the site, these are listed as supported.
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    Re: solar-assistant.io

    Why is it strange? Which 5kw inverter has this all built in? Cost?
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    Re: solar-assistant.io

    Yip, the solar was not great yesterday. This is now where our batteries would have been working for several hours, now I know the batteries are staying full incase of load shedding.
  22. Re: Mecer Inverter - 8 Batteries - Real World Figures

    Update.

    We removed our Mecer inverter this week, and replaced it with the Kodak King, this enabled us to change over to SUB (Solar - Utility - Battery) instead of the SBU (Solar - Battery -...
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    solar-assistant.io

    https://solar-assistant.io/

    Anybody using this?

    I installed it yesterday, running it in parallel with ICC using both the USB and RS232 ports.

    So far only negative it does not support output...
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    Defender Re: A review of the new Defender

    Greetings from South Africa, the video looks like, but the language is funny. ;D
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    Re: Transcend DrivePro 230 DashCam

    Transcend DrivePro 550 is one of them.

    https://www.takealot.com/transcend-drivepro-550-dashcam-model-b-with-32gb-microsd-card-bl/PLID71784337
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    Re: Business battery backup, interesting numbers

    To compare:

    9 PC's each with at least two screens
    Mikrotik Router
    2x POE Switches
    1x 32port switch
    1x HP Microserver
    1x IBM 420 Workstation with plenty drives and big PSU
    2x Ceiling Fans
    9x...
  27. Re: Advice for making apartment more loadshedding resistant

    I get about 5 hours on the Ultralan DC ups, which has 8800mah battery, this one you are talking about it only 3500mah, so you need to first make very sure it will last 2.5 hours.

    Edit, ignore, no...
  28. Thread: Weber Q gas braai

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    Re: Weber Q gas braai

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MK1M51C?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2_dt_b_product_details

    R474 standard shipping
    R747 priority shipping
  29. Thread: tyres.co.za

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    Re: tyres.co.za

    Maybe time to do a Devi introduction :)
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    Re: 220V supply during load shedding.

    Immediate thoughts, it will probably be cheaper to replace the laptop battery, or replace the laptop with a refurbished unit with decent battery life, than charge it via inverter.

    For light look...
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    Re: Pre paid Electricity

    I used Wire-It to buy, have never used the bank app. You register once there after you just do the payment and receive the token via SMS and email usually within 2-3 minutes.

    If you had to buy...
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    Re: Rechargeable led downlights

    Makes sense, but then it also means the maintenance of two systems as 220v is still required as well.

    What are the losses involved with using the inverter in this scenario?
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    Re: Camping coffee: share your preferred way

    70/30 for real coffee drinkers ;D
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    Re: Recovery from road to hell

    To keep it clean and on topic.
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    Re: 12 volt lithium powerpack

    That sounds very short, I am using one of these below to power fiber ont + mikrotik router and it lasts just shy of 5 hours.
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