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Old 02-28-15, 06:16 PM   #1
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Default Off grid, what inverter are you using?

Curious about real world set ups. I'm slowly making a plan for mine. So many options, 12v/24v on up, 120 or 240v etc. Right now I'm planning starting small and adding on. Anyone using more than one inverter? I'm considering a stand alone 240v unit to run a minisplit and a seperate 120v for everything else. Additional question, are you using any dc, lights or pumps?

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More inverter reviews and teardowns than you ever know existed:
One trick for reducing power use of motor and resistive loads is to get a 100V/50Hz inverter. For electronics, you want a 170V peak filtered square wave, which is easily obtained by hacking a cheap (but good quality) modified sine inverter to make the dead time very short, then adding series inductors to filter out EMI.
To my surprise, shortly after Naomi Wu gave me a bit of fame for making good use of solar power, Allie Moore got really jealous of her...
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i am using stand alone solar inverter which is very easy to use and reduce the consumption power and also available at cheapest prices.

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