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underground piping test

Investigation of heat transfer losses

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How one should not make a solar collector

I start the 2015 season by enlarging the solar collector’s area from 2m2 to 4m2. Roof slopes of my house are situated to the East and to the West. The initial plan was to raise the solar collector in such … Continue reading

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Begins season 2015

The collector is already connected to the Internet (could it be otherwise?)

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Controller version v1.3

  Controller version v1.3 is almost finished …. Programm, pcb, sch, brd

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Valdiklis v1.21

Pagaminta 10 patobulinto valdiklio PCB, Jos yra Šiauliuose. Aprašymas čia.

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2014 metų sezonas baigtas

Dėl stogo dangos keitimo sezonas baigtas anksčiau. Kitiems metams tas pats kolektorius (du trikampiai) bus sumontuotas ant žemės. Vamzdynas pailgės apie 10 metrų, bet pasvirimo kampas bus 45 laipsniai (bus galima reguliuoti) , plotas padidės iki 4 kv. m.

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Tested a new data monitoring system

Tested the new controller v1.2 version of the program to work with the network module ENC28J60 intended for data storage server. The program here- https://codebender.cc/sketch:37555 The server has to be installed emoncms program. 2013 solar collector work schedules mouse selected … Continue reading

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The new version of the solar collector controller

There a new simple solar controller version. Changes: added 5 button keyboard, added connection for network module, added LCD backlight on / off. More knowledge will be presented later.

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DIY boiler heat exchanger test

Boiler heat exchanger made ​​of 5 m 1/2 “section of corrugated stainless steel pipe. Between the inlet and outlet coolant at around 4 degrees difference.

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