DIY Solar Generator (rev 2) – Low-Cost Portable Power — with Build List

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• always-available portable AC power
• pure-sine power for motorized loads
• cart makes transport around property convenient
• can be charged from AC power or solar
• high capacity (2000W/95Ah)
• 7 – 120VAC outlets
• 1 – USB charging ports (2 direct from battery)
• 12V cigar-lighter port
• all elements fused for safety
• quick disconnect for solar panels
• power can be extended by connecting additional car batteries
• battery maintainer keeps system at full capacity
• switchable 12VDC sub-system


Build List

KRXNY Full 2000W Peak 4000W Off Grid Pure Sine Wave 12V DC Power Inverter

Renogy 200 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Bundle Kit
(2x solar panel, charge controller, wiring)

Super Start Marine – Deep-Cycle Marine Battery Part # 27DCMJ—automotive-16864/battery—best-fit-16245/battery/27dcmj/4742530

BLACK+DECKER BM3B 6V and 12V Automatic Battery Charger / Maintainer

600 lb. Capacity Heavy Duty Hand Truck

6-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector with 4 USB Charging Ports

Cllena Dual USB Socket Charger 2.1A&2.1A + LED Voltmeter + 12V Power Outlet + ON-OFF Toggle Switch Four Functions Panel

Pro Trucker 2 Pin Quick Disconnect Wire Harness SAE Connector Bullet Lead Cable – (10 Gauge / 24″)

4 Way Circuit Standard ATO Blade Fuse Box Block Holder 12V

Total Cost: $774.60 + tax

Exceeds Goal Zero Yeti 1400 Solar Kit + cart (1400W/132Ah) at $2,510


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