ESPcat BMS Brain

Here is a dog’s view of Borderline the ESPcat floating an Awaawaroa Bay,  Waiheke Island, New Zealand.  Even though she is the ESPcat (electric solar powered catamaran) she only has two of her 42 solar panels and they aren’t yet connected to anything! The BMS is the brain of the solar power system for the boat […]

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ESPcat Solar Supercapacitor

Can you see that tiny glow between my fingers?That is a 3 watt, incandescent light bulb glowing from being connected to a super capacitor.  If you don’t think that’s cool, then it is proof that you are not a fully fledged geek because I think it is just amazing!  That capacitor (the round black thing) […]

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