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Solar and power monitoring

We installed Solar a year ago. After digging through all the manuals and websites, unfortunately the technology inside inverters and battery chargers is still very primitive. At least 20 years behind what we’d consider modern functionality. The battery chargers (from…

Closing the store for a while

With the big move also came a lot of work at my day job, and a lot of commuting. I did get the workshop built, and have built out a few projects: A security/sensor system driven by a Raspberry Pi,…

Back online soon!

Made a big move in 2014, moving full-time to Mendocino, CA. I have been working on planning and building a new workshop (the real VoltBarn!) for the past year, which has taken up all my recreational hobbyist time. Have a…

SensorPack Wrapup

This has been sitting in draft mode for about 6 months, figured I’d just publish it in its current state, and improve when I get a chance. I’m now playing with a couple other receivers, one a handheld, battery powered…