Alternative Power

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Post by Sir Clothem Cap » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:03 am

Wow free power and good traction Well done. :D

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Re: Solar power

Post by Crayfish » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:57 am

Nobel200:69611 wrote:I bought a cheap solar powered educational  toy which has lead to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfmT8yMp ... ature=plcp
I've wanted to do this for some time and had a failed attempt at adding solar recharging to an IP railcar I made.

I'd love to hear more technical details about what components you used and how you wired them together. I'm sure it would be worthy of its own "solar power" forum topic.

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Post by Sir Clothem Cap » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:48 am

I'd like to know more about its construction and wiring too.

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