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Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-29-2016, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Chance
For 12-Volt system, a quick estimate one can do...

For 12-Volt system, a quick estimate one can do in their head is taking wattage and divide by 10, which is the same but makes an allowance for inverter efficiency. That works out to around an 83%...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-28-2016, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Chance
Sorry to mislead. And also to drift somewhat off...

Sorry to mislead. And also to drift somewhat off topic (although energy storage and efficiency is a very big part of solar).

We are "travelers" more than "campers", rarely staying in one place...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-28-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Chance
Thanks for feedback, that is a lot of energy to...

Thanks for feedback, that is a lot of energy to brew coffee.

I had measured our Keurig single-cup coffee maker before (rated 1450 watts) which takes 90 seconds per cup, but decided to test it...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-27-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Chance
You may also enjoy reading what this couple has...

You may also enjoy reading what this couple has been doing. It appears a little more current (no pun intended) to me.

Living the Lithium Lifestyle – 3.5 Year Lithium RV Battery Update |...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-27-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,113
Posted By Chance
Bob indeed comes across a little angry. :eek: ...

Bob indeed comes across a little angry. :eek:

https://handybobsolar.wordpress.com/the-history-or-how-did-i-end-up-so-angry/

There is a lot of very good information in his blog, although some...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-26-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Chance
I agree cost is still high but it's getting...

I agree cost is still high but it's getting closer. When I factor 80% capacity usage versus 50%, and also many times the number of cycles, the cost over 1000s of cycles is competitive.

My problem...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 06-26-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,113
Posted By Chance
Could you add some technical context to above...

Could you add some technical context to above statement?

I get not wanting to run an air conditioner (cost prohibitive) from solar, but I don't understand why microwave, coffee maker, or hair...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 03-20-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,113
Posted By Chance
Will you share more information on proposed...

Will you share more information on proposed lithium battery?

That works out to around $700 per kilowatt-hour, which is much lower than the retail cost for some others I've been keeping an eye on. ...
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