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Blog post for Mastervolt Soladin RF Filtering

Mastervolt Soladin RF Filtering

The Mastervolt Soladin 600 solar mains inverter has a issue where is it causing a lot of RF interference so we added additional RF Filtering and screening to try to reduce the unwaned radio emissons

Blog post for Mastervolt Soladin 600 Inverter RF Interference

Mastervolt Soladin 600 Inverter RF Interference

Tracking down the source of RF Interference across the HF bands and it was the Mastervolt Soladin 600 Inverter

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger v2 Plans

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger v2 Plans

Planning to build a new Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger version two to replace our current data logger

Blog post for Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

Using a Windows Phone and a Raspberry Pi to control our homes gas powered central heating system

Blog post for Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Twelve months of data from our Raspberry Pi solar data logger

Blog post for Solar Air Removal Upgrade SpiroVent RV2

Solar Air Removal Upgrade SpiroVent RV2

Adding an automatic air removal vent to our solar thermal system using a SpiroVent RV2

Blog post for Low Voltage Cut off using MAX8212

Low Voltage Cut off using MAX8212

Using a MAX8212 to add a low voltage cut off on our off grid solar PV system

Blog post for RF Shielding on a Mains Inverter

RF Shielding on a Mains Inverter

Our mains solar inverter is causing RF interference on our ham radio transceivers so we put it in a metal case to improve the RF shielding

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger

Building a data logger using a Raspberry Pi to record data from our solar PV system