Category: Solar Tracker

Status snapshot – 10 Sep 2017

Slow progress; I had an out of town trip and a few unrelated obligations to take care of. Then I decided to consolidate all the tools/equipment/supplies (aka ‘the mess’) to the lab. I also decided to grab a couple of those sheet metal clamps that hold 2×4’s in the form of a sawhorse for legs […]

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Status snapshot – 30 August 2017

Posted on August 31, 2017

A few more items added to the done list. A couple of enclosure changes tomorrow and it should be good for a power wiring harness… probably a day away from a real test. Library updates / integration list:   Library extern Minimum Functions General purpose notes timestamp.h (DS3231 RTC) get time, make timestamp… Done getRTC() […]

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Status snapshot 28 Aug 2017

Posted on August 28, 2017

Library updates / integration list: A few items added to the done list. A big to-do is a power supply update to a DC-DC buck which also supports a 3.3V regulator for the ESP-01. Library extern Minimum Functions General purpose notes timestamp.h (DS3231 RTC) get time, make timestamp… Done getRTC() current time>reg[] setAL1(), setAL2() set […]