Portable Solar-powered Apartment Battery Bank Part 2


Pickles and Ammo demonstrates how to hook up a portable solar panel system for your apartment or home on the cheap.

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  1. #1 by mixcatcom at February 19th, 2009

    nice job ;o)
    Check out my videos too.. I have a 3 panel setup on my house and adding more.
    Cant beat solar!

  2. #2 by OregonCurtis at February 28th, 2009

    Rick Rolled!

  3. #3 by chrischris349 at March 6th, 2009

    Why do you exaggerate so much about the dangers of a deep cycle battery, though they can put out enormous amperage, at that voltage you aren’t going to become a hot dog. Or for that matter shocked in any way.

  4. #4 by packagewarren at March 25th, 2009

    way to go Ryan! good video, good audio. good presentation. you named all the components needed and what each one does very clearly. nice, very nice.

  5. #5 by kyleain at April 6th, 2009

    too dark, shots should have been close up on hands not far away

  6. #6 by btlggr247 at May 17th, 2009

    do not use a car battery. they are are made for quick discharge. deep cycle are made for slow release. like for a golf cart or trolling motor for a boat

  7. #7 by kdc43 at July 20th, 2009

    Chrischris349 is absolutely right. 12 volts can’t push enough amps through you to even feel it let alone get killed by it. If it were true I’d be dead 500 times over. Put your meter on the proper range so you won’t burn up the meter and the leads.

  8. #8 by websuspect at November 8th, 2009

    Its not the voltage that kills you its the amp. For example. How many people get tazed with 50,000 volts and dont die but it only takes .01 Milli amps to kill a person. Also the voltage has to go through your heart so I like this guy hes got the best Solar video on here.

  9. #9 by ArtyFart at December 29th, 2009

    Vehicle batteries are made to stay close to full capacity, where SLA batteries can be discharged further without damage because they have thicker lead plates.
    There is no such concept as “quick or slow release of current”

  10. #10 by ArtyFart at December 29th, 2009

    The Voltage from the panel has nothing to do with the direction of current flow (ie. from the battery back to the panel).
    The controller reduces the voltage to protect the battery.
    A diode in the controller prevents the flow of current from the battery back to the panel when it is dark, and the panel is not producing.

  11. #11 by KamidakeRed at January 15th, 2010

    yeah that is like such a wrong song for you tube

  12. #12 by js111410 at January 29th, 2010

    sad sad

  13. #13 by crashguy711 at February 22nd, 2010

    great vid! well done.. helpful and full of info thanks!

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