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Step by Step 12V 1500W DIY Solar Generator

Step By Step build of a simple 12V off Grid Solar System with performance check and comparison to Bluetti EB70S.
12V System Parts List With Links And Diagrams: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1D9nGn1MPguBLfW6maFDTdlamdqp5y2n-/view

Vendor Affiliate Links:
Amperetime; https://shrsl.com/3nt8p
Enjoybot (8% OFF CODE: EverydayDave8 ); https://enjoybot.com/?aff=21
Bluetti; https://shrsl.com/3nt8k
Renogy; https://shrsl.com/3nt8t
BougeRV (18%OFF- 8/17-8/31-CODE: Dave18 ); https://shrsl.com/3nt8x
Current Connected; https://www.currentconnected.com/?ref…
Kaiweets (15% OFF Sitewide CODE: ED15 ); https://kaiweets.com/?sca_ref=2476866…

Off the Shelf Solar Generators:
Bluetti EB70S 800W (recommend); http://shrsl.com/3fxzk
Bluetti AC200P 2000W; https://shrsl.com/3nt7q

Components:
Alffaa 1500W Pure Sine Wave 12V Inverter ($15 off on Amazon); https://amzn.to/3C9KfQE
Renogy 1000W Pure Sine Wave 12V Inverter; https://amzn.to/3dDUl2k
Renogy 2000W Pure Sine Wave 12V Inverter; https://amzn.to/3dG3cQI
Ampere Time 12V 100Ah LiFePO4 Battery; https://amzn.to/3pkl8mH
Ampere Time 12V 200Ah Plus Lithium LiFePO4; https://amzn.to/3dzb2vs
Ampere Time 14.6V 10A, Intelligent AC-DC Battery Charger; https://amzn.to/3QLyzaX
Ampere Time 14.6V 20A, Intelligent AC-DC Battery Charger; https://amzn.to/3SN8PwR
InstallGear 0/2/4 Gauge AWG In-Line ANL Fuse Holder with 250 Amp Fuse; https://amzn.to/3PsQIcv
InstallGear 0/2/4 Gauge AWG In-Line ANL Fuse Holder with 150 Amp Fuse; https://amzn.to/3AvpsWQ
Enjoybot 12V 100Ah LiFePO4; https://enjoybot.com/products/enjoybo…
BougeRV 9BB Cell 200 Watts Mono Solar Panel; https://amzn.to/3PuzkV0259
BougeRV 120 Watts Monocrystalline Solar Panel; https://amzn.to/3dKrXeU
BougeRV 40A MPPT Solar Charge Controller; https://amzn.to/3poCwqA
BougeRV Y Branch Parallel Adapter Set; https://amzn.to/3zYAF0j
30 Amp Surface-Mount Circuit Breakers; https://amzn.to/3SSmRNP
50 Amp Surface-Mount Circuit Breakers; https://amzn.to/3poaStE
150 Amp Surface-Mount Circuit Breakers; https://amzn.to/3dHtWAI
200 Amp Surface-Mount Circuit Breakers; https://amzn.to/3SQbXrE

Materials:
BougeRV 20 Feet 10AWG Solar Extension Cable; https://amzn.to/3zZy5Y6
BougeRV 10 Feet 10AWG Solar Extension Cable; https://amzn.to/3dDqOWo
6 AWG 10 Feet Red + Black Welding Battery Cable; https://amzn.to/3pmwlDr
1/0 AWG Premade Battery Cables; https://www.currentconnected.com/prod…
1/0 AWG 10 Feet Red + Black Welding Battery Cable kit; https://amzn.to/3Qtvmx4
56pcs Battery Cable Ends 8-4 AWG Tinned Copper; https://amzn.to/3zZz22C
50pcs Copper Wire Lugs 8-2 AWG Copper; https://amzn.to/3dDWScQ
Heat Shrink Tubing Kit; https://amzn.to/3Ca4wWw
2pcs 12V Automotive Top Post Clamp Connectors; https://amzn.to/3w9Og41

Tools:
Klein Tools 11063W Wire Cutter/Stripper; https://amzn.to/3pjebm1
Cable Stripping Knife; https://amzn.to/3SSJIZk
TEMCo Lug Crimper Tool (Recommended); https://amzn.to/3AqJ0eK
BougeRV Solar Crimper Tool Kit; https://amzn.to/3A1UPXg
KAIWEETS HT206D Digital Clamp Meter; https://amzn.to/3zY2LJc
KAIWEETS HT208D Inrush Clamp Meter; https://amzn.to/3A549cV
KAIWEETS Digital Multimeter (8% OFF CODE: 08O3ET7H); https://amzn.to/3PBb0Aw
2PCS 50W 25 Ohm Resistor Aluminum Case (Precharge Resistor); https://amzn.to/3SVPklO

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:58 Tools
03:01 Materials
06:36 System Layout
07:46 System Wiring
15:03 Proper Startup
19:57 BougeRV 40A MPPT Max Output
21:41 BougeRV 40A MPPT App Control
25:02 Microwave Test
26:49 Hot Pot Test
27:19 Keurig Test
28:46 Induction Hot Plate Test
30:20 15A Miter Saw Test
32:33 Compatibility Problems
33:52 1000W Renogy Inverter Performance
35:36 Induction Hot Plate Test 1000W Renogy
37:23 Microwave test 1000W Renogy
38:29 Solar Free Low Cost Option
39:31 Comparison & Conclusion
44:12 Budget Emergency Backup
45:03 Budget Solar Generator
46:11 Budget Solar Generator DIY or BUY
46:59 Medium Duty Solar Generator
47:59 Heavy Duty Solar Generator
48:35 Heavy Duty Solar Generator DIY or BUY

Disclaimers:
This video is for information purposes only, and does not constitute professional advice. Solar systems can and do involve dangerous electrical connections. If you do not have experience with electrical wiring, please seek professional support.

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