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    Re: Wifi Geyser control

    Would love to see how you have set it up.
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    Re: Which Kodak inverter?

    Wise man according to who, that is the question.....:)
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    Re: Blended Solution

    It is going, but I do find the Efergy much more useful, but I have to open the DB again and check how the Emporia was installed (which circuits were combined etc). The reporting I find absolutely...
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    Re: Blended Solution

    This is the closest I can find so far, but installs in your DB.

    https://www.takealot.com/iammeter-single-phase-electricity-monitor/PLID90282251
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    Re: Blended Solution

    These are nowhere to be found unfortunately, still listed on a few sites but nobody shows stock.
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    Re: Solar : lets play a game

    Never heard of her before ;D
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    Re: Solar : lets play a game

    Port Elizabeth

    Home
    6x 455w = 2730w
    28Jul - 11.6kWh

    Office
    9x 450w = 3735w
    11Jul - 16.4kWh
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    Yes but with a smaller element and longer run time you reduce the peaks and max load.
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    Re: Silencing Axpert fan

    On battery silent, the moment it starts charging you will hear it. They are super noisy.
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    Once I start looking at panels I might first install 2 or 4 east facing panels to get the system running earlier. With the Kodak inverter you work with voltage to determine the source, so for now I...
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    Nothing yet. Cash is not king at the moment ;D

    I am considering first disconnecting the old gravity geyser (200l), and moving the newer high pressure 150l to the middle between the two bathrooms,...
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    For reference:

    Kodak King 5kw Inverter
    Hubble AM-2 5.5kw Battery
    6x 450w Panels configured 2 in series, 3 series in parallel.
    Max possible delivery 2.73kw


    July was the first full month...
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    Re: A camper trailer for the older generation.

    There's been one for many years, Conqueror Supra.
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    Re: Nissan XTrail - 2016 2.5 SE 4x4 CVT (T32)a

    So far I have not been able to determine if it was changed, so getting details to do that now.
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    Re: Nissan XTrail - 2016 2.5 SE 4x4 CVT (T32)a

    This one will have a soft life going forward, some gravel at most, it is now a "mom's" taxi.....for the dog ;D
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    Re: Nissan XTrail - 2016 2.5 SE 4x4 CVT (T32)a

    Hmmmm, holding thumbs!
    (Not mine, my wife is driving it)
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    Re: New Geyser Energy Storage System

    This is super interesting!
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    Re: Dedicated plugs or normal ones

    No :)
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    Re: Tanzania with a suzuki escudo : feasible?

    Tyres and ground clearance comes to mind to be checked.
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    Re: Tanzania with a suzuki escudo : feasible?

    Grand Vitara
    https://www.autoevolution.com/suzuki/escudo-grand-vitara-5-doors/
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    This question need to be answered with another question, what is your load, and when? You need to know that to accurately answer the question.

    But yes, inverter, panels, one battery. This will...
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    Absolutely, and it is rewarding too! When you hear an appliance at night you get all naar because you just spent R6 to wash clothing ;D

    The thing is, in reality everything is really small, kw...
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    The next challenge for me is hot water. We have 2 geysers which I think is madness with only 3 people in the house, so need to first figure out how to combine them, and then how to power them more...
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    Re: I do not support load shedding at home

    This past Saturday was the best production I have seen to date at home, at 11.2kWh, pretty happy with that.

    We still lacking the discipline of when to run which appliances and so on, but will get...
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    Re: Central Tyre Inflation System

    Fit a spare wheel valve extension then it is easy to check. (Presuming that you have a spot for it.)
    https://www.4x4community.co.za/commerce/product/indeflate-spare-wheel-valve-extension/
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    Yip

    https://segensolar.co.za/product/kodak/storage-systems-kodak/hybrid-inverter-off-grid-storage-systems-kodak/kodak-solar-off-grid-inverter-king-with-ups-5kw-48v/
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    My post is for the Kodak OG-PLUS 5.48. It can blend solar+grid and solar+battery.
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    Just when I thought I am starting to understand this! ;D
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    Blend all the sources, no idea. I can only talk about the regular 5kw and the King models. The regular 5kw can only blend solar and battery. The King model can blend either solar and battery, or...
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    It IS very nice, but far removed from the spec needed in post 1.
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    I see there are two models, PIP 5048 and PIP 5048MG. The MG version can operate batteryless, the PIP 5048 looks similar to the King, which cannot.
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    Re: Efergy Engage Hub - Looking for one pl

    Thanks want to install it at the office to get a bit more insight in our current grid usage.
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    Re: Efergy Engage Hub - Looking for one pl

    That's only the monitor, need the clamp and transmitter too.
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    Efergy Engage Hub - Looking for one pl

    Hi I am looking for an Efergy Engage Hub kit, nobody seem to have stock so if you have one for sale pls let me know.
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    Re: Which type of inverter should I buy ?

    Just make very sure of which model, the OG-Plus 5.48 needs a battery to start.
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