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Eric H.

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« Reply #255 on: January 16, 2020, 01:53:47 PM »
My name is Eric.  Been living off-grid for 26 years.  I am looking for an Ananda Power Center, circa mid 90's to salvage some parts.  I have one that is still functioning, but I have "created" some parts over the years that I would like to replace with original equipment.  If anyone here has or knows of someone who does, I would greatly appreciate hearing from you.  Thanks!

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« Reply #256 on: January 17, 2020, 12:05:50 AM »
My name is Eric.  Been living off-grid for 26 years.  I am looking for an Ananda Power Center, circa mid 90's to salvage some parts.  I have one that is still functioning, but I have "created" some parts over the years that I would like to replace with original equipment.  If anyone here has or knows of someone who does, I would greatly appreciate hearing from you.  Thanks!

Hi Eric !

Well, maybe some of the guys at   http://www.solarcowboyz.com/  might know ?   There are some APC roots there.

Maybe Sam Vanderhoof ?  Or Christopher Freitas ?

Wouldn't hurt to ask them if you haven't already.


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ron s.

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« Reply #257 on: April 07, 2020, 03:26:43 PM »
hi names ron just a mechanic trying to figure it out 

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« Reply #258 on: April 08, 2020, 12:48:49 PM »
In NW Ohio.

Had my system running for a year now 4k solar and 2k wind running through a Midnite 150, 48v Schneider pre-wired box. 12 Trojan J2000 batteries. Istabreeze 2000 wind turbine with 4k controller. (Both suck don't by from them)

Still working out some learning curve issues.

Just wired up generator backup and charger capability to recharge batteries during low light times. Most of Jan, Feb, Mar.
Need to set up laptop or tablet to monitor energy data and access from elsewhere.

Want to set up better wind turbine and upgrade to 4K clipper. 

Urayoan

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« Reply #259 on: September 09, 2020, 08:51:02 AM »
Hello:
I am Urayoan from Puerto Rico. I own a Midnite Classic since 2017, and in this days i was connecting the device to MyMidnite portal. Searching for info (firmware update, etc), one thing lead to another and here i am. Reading info like crazy and more active in the forum.

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« Reply #260 on: September 10, 2020, 01:46:52 AM »
Hello:
I am Urayoan from Puerto Rico. I own a Midnite Classic since 2017, and in this days i was connecting the device to MyMidnite portal. Searching for info (firmware update, etc), one thing lead to another and here i am. Reading info like crazy and more active in the forum.

Hi Urayoan !    I was in PR 3 or 4 years ago after the big hurricane.  Loved it there !   You guys have good sun !

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« Reply #261 on: September 10, 2020, 08:08:59 AM »
Hey boB, glad you like it here.

Yes, we have good sun here, but poor education about solar systems (something is changing since hurricane María). I have my system installed after María hit us and i never coming back.

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« Reply #262 on: October 14, 2020, 02:37:08 PM »
Newby with a portable off-grid setup in AZ.  Stopped generating power, though, so starting troubleshooting with my Classic 250. 

Stay healthy and energized!

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« Reply #263 on: October 14, 2020, 09:08:03 PM »
Newby with a portable off-grid setup in AZ.  Stopped generating power, though, so starting troubleshooting with my Classic 250. 

Stay healthy and energized!

Uh Oh.  Our service/support guys should get you going.

Are you near Phoenix ? Great area !

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Mike H

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« Reply #264 on: December 01, 2020, 03:23:11 PM »
Hello,

Been here for more than a few years now and thought it might be time to say hi.

We have an off the grid cabin in Northern WI that we spend about ½ our time at year around.  Winters in Wisconsin are beautiful. We built the cabin ourselves in 2012, it was built as a solar home.  It is SIP construction with 140 ton insulated sand mass under the slab for heat storage from solar water heaters on the roof.  The water panels help with DHW also. We have about 6K in panels and a 1.5K Bornay wind turbine that we put in last year. We are only a few miles from Lake Superior so a turbine was a great addition.  There is a masonry heater centrally located in the cabin that was built by a friend that works unbelievably well even in the coldest weather up here, it has a pizza oven in it that we use often. 
What's not to love.

P.S. We love Midnite Solar equipment!

I was going to attach a couple pictures but I could not get it to work.


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« Reply #265 on: December 23, 2020, 11:51:05 AM »
Hi everyone. My name is Doug (not Gerald) and I have an off-grid solar power array in eastern Ohio. It is used to power a pair of yurts that are occupied year-round.  I'm hoping to learn how to manage the solar installation for maximum power and battery life. 

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« Reply #266 on: September 26, 2021, 11:56:39 PM »
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« Reply #267 on: May 08, 2022, 02:43:53 PM »
Hello the forum!

We are a retired couple...sort of ...in NW West Virginia. I am fully retired and she is a business professional with a few years to go. Before I retired we bought a nice piece of land and over the past five years we’ve established an off-grid homestead with a splendid cabin that is powered by solar with rainwater keeping the cistern full. It’s still a work in-progress but we love the land, the area, and the lifestyle. We both grew up outdoors hunting, fishing, camping, etc., and I’d expect we’re like a lot of folks here - independent types who value self-sufficiency and the ability to provide for ourselves. We have a few discrepancies, skills and abilities we’ve not quite mastered, and are joining this site looking to improve in those areas as well as be in touch with like-minded folks.

C & H