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The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« on: December 23, 2020, 09:32:36 AM »
The Hawkes Bay has officially entered beta testing! Ryan has the very first unit to leave Midnite engineering and it is now charging his batteries. As expected there are a few bugs to work out but this is an exciting step forward toward release! Follow along as we post updates over the next several weeks. We expect a new video out today as he takes it to full power!

Video here:
https://youtu.be/lGEMjAuDtG8

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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2020, 02:09:05 PM »
Hi Sunshine,  Ryan,   and the whole MN Crew,

Hawkes Bay  is beautiful,  solid looking hardware!

Obviously,   getting the first Beta unit out is a huge accomplishment,   GREAT WORK !

Have been eyeing this CC,  or the Barcelona for a new project.

Will follow the progress on both of both of these great new CCs.

Thanks MidNite for these and all of the other new products you have in the pipeline.   ALL are well woth waiting for.    Have a great Christmas,  errr   Holiday Season,   and a terrific New Year.
Thanks again,   (73),   Vic
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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2020, 02:17:38 PM »
so, what makes  Hawkes Bay different from Classic ?
http://tinyurl.com/LMR-Solar

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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2020, 03:17:29 PM »
Hi Mike,

Brochure:
http://www.midnitesolar.com/pdfs/hawkes_bay.jpg

Merry Christmas,  HNY,    Vic
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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2020, 12:42:25 PM »
Hi Mike,
The most substantial difference is that the Hawkes Bay allows for 600v input. This means much fewer strings of panels and easier wiring of your PV array.

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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2020, 03:23:27 PM »
AND, it has external battery voltage sense,   a very big step,  to me.

Also Hawkes Bay has 3  Aux input/outputs

ALL,  as in the Brochure,   Linked above.

Excellent work MidNite !!   Thanks,   Vic
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Re: The Hawkes Bay is LIVE
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2021, 01:36:15 PM »
Has Ryan done any more videos or testing?
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