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DIY Adapters for DeWalt Batteries

December 03, 2021Reviews 5 Min Read

While I don't intend to make this blog reviews-focused, some products have the potential to be foundational to a wide range of alternative…

Minimal git-based docker-compose deployments

November 30, 2021Tutorials 3 Min Read

Deployment automation infrastructure is perhaps one the most crowded domains. Many of the options out there address key facets of the domain…

Off-grid lead acid battery charging

November 29, 2021Investigations 3 Min Read

Recently I spent some time analyzing an off-grid system for some less technical family members. In trying to understand and explain why it…

Epever Solar Charge Controller Clocks Running Fast

September 02, 2021Investigations 5 Min Read

As a follow-up to my previous post about off-grid solar monitoring via the ESP8266, I am writing this post to share what I've learned about…

Pragmatic Minimal Infrastructure

March 14, 2021Opinions 4 Min Read

A 2019 article by David Futcher appeared on Hacker News recently titled You Don’t Need All That Complex/Expensive/Distracting Infrastructure…

EPever MPPT Solar Charge Controller Monitoring Hardware

October 27, 2020Build Logs 6 Min Read

Cheaper MPPT solar charge controllers have become ubiquitous. Many of these sport RS232 or RS485/Modbus ports allowing the controllers to be…