• Home-made Solar Tracking System with no electronics for solar panel or solar oven

    See how to make your own home-made solar tracker. It's easy and effective. No special electronics or programming needed. Great for use with a solar panel system or a maintenance-free solar oven. Here is a link for the wiring diagram for the solar cells and 12VDC motor: https://youtu.be/vvZ4DnvYhXo Here is a link to a kit that includes the motor, solar cells and turntable: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/272385153619? Here is a link to just the motor: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331972060730? Here is a link to just the solar cells used in this tracker: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/271090629958?

    published: 06 Oct 2012
  • Solar tracking drive system

    This video describes how I built my tracking drive system and details the automatic tracking of the sun. My system is a 10kW solar system in installed myself.

    published: 15 May 2017
  • Solar Tracking System Project

    This is an automatic single axis solar tracker. Here LDR is used for sensing the sun light direction. The LDR voltage is sensed by microcontroller and it sends signals to motor driver circuit to rotate the solar panel to the direction of sun light.

    published: 12 Sep 2016
  • How to build a solar tracker. DIY solar panel sun tracker.

    The design, build and installation of a Solar panel track-able roof mount. Homemade solar panel brackets

    published: 06 May 2013
  • Sedona Solar Technology - InteliTrack Solar Tracking System

    How can photovoltaic (solar electric) panels be made cost-effective today? Get 40% more energy from each panel, and reduce system cost by 20% or more!

    published: 04 Feb 2012
  • Cheap Solar Tracking

    Very simple solar tracking Device that I came up with, its vary simple and cheap to make. I came up with this idea after playing with hobby servo . Its possible to feed the servo with solar panel attach to is. You don't need any microcontroller to track the sun with this device. By the whey I recorded this video with cannon HV20 . Click on the 1080p resolution .

    published: 17 May 2010
  • Suntura Solar Tracker: Dual axis solar sun tracking unit

    http://www.windynation.com/ This is a short video showing our Suntura Solar Tracker. The Suntura Solar Tracker is a dual axis solar tracker which follows the sun from sunrise to sunset. By following the sun, the Suntura Solar Tracker can increase solar panel efficiency by up to 40%. Order yours today at www.windynation.com

    published: 09 Nov 2010
  • Parabolic Trough Solar Tracking

    published: 13 Dec 2015
  • Passive Solar Tracking

    This is a video of the panels I used for the University of Florida biodiesel plant The solar panel arrays in the Solar Energy Park use a passive tracking system which allows for the panels to increase efficiency about 20%. Eric Layton, part of the UF Biodiesel plant, used the solar panels to help power the facility. Here is my DIY Solar and Wind book that was published on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1508454310/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1508454310&linkCode=as2&tag=erilaysyoucha-20&linkId=URNF3DPORKY4M5YR Barnes and Noble Nook version of my DIY Solar and Wind Book: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1121302120?ean=2940151676939&itm=1&usri=2940151676939 This book is one of my favorite solar books in my library (bought it on Amazon) and I can...

    published: 18 Dec 2011
  • Arduino Solar Tracker. Horizontal Axis. Linear Actuator Powered.

    Read all about my DIY Solar Tracker build - http://www.binaryorbit.org Here is the X Axis of my Solar Tracker. Using Linear Actuator. Here is a video demonstrating the x-axis. I'm powering it with an 18 Volt drill battery, which makes it move way too fast. I reckon I'll probably put 5 Volt to it when done.

    published: 30 Aug 2012
  • LINAK Solar Tracking System

    published: 12 May 2014
  • Solar Tracking Timelapse

    Array Technologies Duratrack-HZ Single Axis solar tracker. 2 MW in size and located at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Note the "backtracking" feature at low sun angles in the early morning and late afternoon.

    published: 22 Dec 2010
  • Dual Axis Solar Tracker - DIY Arduino Powered

    Find out how to build your own Dual Axis Solar Tracker using an Arduino, two servos, and some light detecting resistors. Find parts and kits for this project at BrownDogGadgets.com.

    published: 04 Mar 2015
  • DIY Solar Tracker (Part 2) Horizontal Axis

    In this video, we are finished the construction of the solar tracker we finish the horizontal axis i used a gear system that I have at home. I used a joy stick just to control the axis and i will convert it to automatic tracking. I going to a Mppt solar controller to convert the sun thru the panel. The charge controller takes the unpredictable solar energy and convert it into a constant voltage thus it can be used for any applications.

    published: 22 May 2017
  • Diy Dual Axis Solar Tracking System

    This is a dual axis tracking system that I build for a rural community that was sponsored by the good people of USA thank you This system pumps water for them via solar power I used an normal truck hub and one gear motor 24V DC gear ratio 1:575 that is link via chain as seen in video (West - East ) And a linear actuator also 24V Dc with a push force of 6000N (North-South ) 6 panels of 230W for a normal 3 phase 0.75Kw bore hole pump at 60M 1500L/h

    published: 27 Feb 2015
  • Assembly of tracking system for solar energy application

    One of Helwan university research team designed a tracking system for solar energy application, and this animation i have done by Solid Works to show the assembly of this system. Nov. 2011, Helwan University.

    published: 30 Aug 2012
  • MY434 - Camera Based Solar Tracking System

    Vitrox MY434 (Curtin) "Like" in Facebook to cast your vote! Voting ends 4th August 2016 http://facebook.com/dreamcatcher.asia Follow us for the latest score!

    published: 21 Jul 2016
  • Hybrid Arduino controlled solar tracker. The simplist Solar tracker control using a Arduino UNO

    My first project using a Arduino UNO to control my solar tracker. This solar tracker could easily be modified to be a two axis tracker. The tracker uses time to track the position of the sun during the day. I have found using time instead of a light sensor is a more reliable and easier way to track the sun. The videos to reference on building the entire tracker from scratch are: How to build the control box https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXLIAEKDnPI How to build a solar tracker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnwTqx-INes How to build the limit switchs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsNCz97pkmw

    published: 02 Apr 2016
  • DEGERenergie - Solar Tracking Systems

    DEGERenergie has been consistently developing new ideas and concepts for the optimum use of solar energy through solar module tracking. The company develops, builds, produces, and services intelligent tracking systems for photovoltaic modules. DEGERenergie thus makes this technology of the future more efficient and consequently, more economical. In doing so, DEGERenergie systematically minimizes product development costs and passes these cost savings on to its customers. Despite the constantly changing competitive situation, DEGERenergie therefore creates a clear advantage for its customers in an increasingly networked global economy. More information: http://www.degerenergie.de A STV Media Networks production © 2010 http://www.stvmedia.de

    published: 15 Dec 2010
  • Solar tracking system , new concept in UK (in the back yard )

    I have 3 solar panels there 240w each , tracking the sun by 2 axes ( N-S and E-W ), each panels has his own micro inverter for maximum of efficiency , the actuators i choose to power them not from a battery but from a 12v 8A regulated power supply , and those 2 small boxes on the frame are the enclosures for sensors . Hope it is helpful for those who want to try this in order to reduce their electric bill; is not a big system , only 720w rated ( but i've seen even 780w ) but is designated to supply power just how much i need to use for most of regular appliances in the house , i mean tv , 2-3 computers , fridges , cause these things are working all day , every day , if you can supliment this consumption and not pay for it then your gold has been achieved .I started this from 0 ,most o...

    published: 07 Sep 2014
  • Solar Tracking System first functional prototype

    One idea: A revolutionary system to capture solar energy - To use an exceptional Solidworks model - Building the first functional prototype - Give an efficient solution to take advantage of a solar panel

    published: 15 Jul 2015
  • Solar Tracker System Tracking Sun

    Our solar tracker demonstration of the panels tracking to the suns location. Living Systems Solar

    published: 04 Jan 2010
  • Dark Star - Dual Axis Solar Tracking Controller with Remote Sensor

    Just a quick look at the Dark Star 2.0 Controller Enclosure and Dual-Axis Remote Sensor unit. The Dark Star use Bluetooth to connect to Android devices running the Dark Blue application for remote configuration, monitoring, and control.

    published: 18 Mar 2017
  • Solar Tracking: Dip/Tilt aka Polar Vs Equatorial Mount

    This video reveals how the tracking area covered by a common dip-tilt, aka "polar" tracking mount differs from a true equatorial mount that is capable of accurately tracking the sun across the entire sky. Azimuth-altitude trackers are of course also capable of pointing more-or-less anywhere and thus accurately following the sun as well; however, they are not discussed in this video In mathematical terms, rotating the z axis and then rotating the y axis does not generally point the same direction as rotating the y axis and then the z axis.

    published: 04 Apr 2017
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Home-made Solar Tracking System with no electronics for solar panel or solar oven

Home-made Solar Tracking System with no electronics for solar panel or solar oven

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  • Duration: 9:07
  • Updated: 06 Oct 2012
  • views: 335478
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See how to make your own home-made solar tracker. It's easy and effective. No special electronics or programming needed. Great for use with a solar panel system or a maintenance-free solar oven. Here is a link for the wiring diagram for the solar cells and 12VDC motor: https://youtu.be/vvZ4DnvYhXo Here is a link to a kit that includes the motor, solar cells and turntable: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/272385153619? Here is a link to just the motor: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/331972060730? Here is a link to just the solar cells used in this tracker: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/271090629958?
https://wn.com/Home_Made_Solar_Tracking_System_With_No_Electronics_For_Solar_Panel_Or_Solar_Oven
Solar tracking drive system

Solar tracking drive system

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  • Duration: 7:41
  • Updated: 15 May 2017
  • views: 4302
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This video describes how I built my tracking drive system and details the automatic tracking of the sun. My system is a 10kW solar system in installed myself.
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_Drive_System
Solar Tracking System Project

Solar Tracking System Project

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  • Duration: 1:32
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2016
  • views: 24479
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This is an automatic single axis solar tracker. Here LDR is used for sensing the sun light direction. The LDR voltage is sensed by microcontroller and it sends signals to motor driver circuit to rotate the solar panel to the direction of sun light.
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_System_Project
How to build a solar tracker. DIY solar panel sun tracker.

How to build a solar tracker. DIY solar panel sun tracker.

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  • Duration: 14:20
  • Updated: 06 May 2013
  • views: 297264
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The design, build and installation of a Solar panel track-able roof mount. Homemade solar panel brackets
https://wn.com/How_To_Build_A_Solar_Tracker._Diy_Solar_Panel_Sun_Tracker.
Sedona Solar Technology - InteliTrack Solar Tracking System

Sedona Solar Technology - InteliTrack Solar Tracking System

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  • Duration: 5:27
  • Updated: 04 Feb 2012
  • views: 75470
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How can photovoltaic (solar electric) panels be made cost-effective today? Get 40% more energy from each panel, and reduce system cost by 20% or more!
https://wn.com/Sedona_Solar_Technology_Intelitrack_Solar_Tracking_System
Cheap Solar Tracking

Cheap Solar Tracking

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  • Duration: 8:22
  • Updated: 17 May 2010
  • views: 343722
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Very simple solar tracking Device that I came up with, its vary simple and cheap to make. I came up with this idea after playing with hobby servo . Its possible to feed the servo with solar panel attach to is. You don't need any microcontroller to track the sun with this device. By the whey I recorded this video with cannon HV20 . Click on the 1080p resolution .
https://wn.com/Cheap_Solar_Tracking
Suntura Solar Tracker: Dual axis solar sun tracking unit

Suntura Solar Tracker: Dual axis solar sun tracking unit

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  • Duration: 3:14
  • Updated: 09 Nov 2010
  • views: 78006
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http://www.windynation.com/ This is a short video showing our Suntura Solar Tracker. The Suntura Solar Tracker is a dual axis solar tracker which follows the sun from sunrise to sunset. By following the sun, the Suntura Solar Tracker can increase solar panel efficiency by up to 40%. Order yours today at www.windynation.com
https://wn.com/Suntura_Solar_Tracker_Dual_Axis_Solar_Sun_Tracking_Unit
Parabolic Trough Solar Tracking

Parabolic Trough Solar Tracking

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  • Duration: 1:56
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2015
  • views: 5589
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https://wn.com/Parabolic_Trough_Solar_Tracking
Passive Solar Tracking

Passive Solar Tracking

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  • Duration: 2:34
  • Updated: 18 Dec 2011
  • views: 7268
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This is a video of the panels I used for the University of Florida biodiesel plant The solar panel arrays in the Solar Energy Park use a passive tracking system which allows for the panels to increase efficiency about 20%. Eric Layton, part of the UF Biodiesel plant, used the solar panels to help power the facility. Here is my DIY Solar and Wind book that was published on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1508454310/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1508454310&linkCode=as2&tag=erilaysyoucha-20&linkId=URNF3DPORKY4M5YR Barnes and Noble Nook version of my DIY Solar and Wind Book: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1121302120?ean=2940151676939&itm=1&usri=2940151676939 This book is one of my favorite solar books in my library (bought it on Amazon) and I can recommend many of the solar books on Amazon to help learn more about solar energy: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1907670181/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1907670181&linkCode=as2&tag=erilaysyoucha-20 This Grape 100 Watt Solar panel on Amazon is very similar to the panel that was bought at Home Depot: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004RDA8MG/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B004RDA8MG&linkCode=as2&tag=erilaysyoucha-20
https://wn.com/Passive_Solar_Tracking
Arduino Solar Tracker. Horizontal Axis.  Linear Actuator Powered.

Arduino Solar Tracker. Horizontal Axis. Linear Actuator Powered.

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  • Duration: 0:32
  • Updated: 30 Aug 2012
  • views: 10911
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Read all about my DIY Solar Tracker build - http://www.binaryorbit.org Here is the X Axis of my Solar Tracker. Using Linear Actuator. Here is a video demonstrating the x-axis. I'm powering it with an 18 Volt drill battery, which makes it move way too fast. I reckon I'll probably put 5 Volt to it when done.
https://wn.com/Arduino_Solar_Tracker._Horizontal_Axis._Linear_Actuator_Powered.
LINAK Solar Tracking System

LINAK Solar Tracking System

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  • Duration: 1:23
  • Updated: 12 May 2014
  • views: 662
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https://wn.com/Linak_Solar_Tracking_System
Solar Tracking Timelapse

Solar Tracking Timelapse

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  • Duration: 0:53
  • Updated: 22 Dec 2010
  • views: 9431
videos
Array Technologies Duratrack-HZ Single Axis solar tracker. 2 MW in size and located at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Note the "backtracking" feature at low sun angles in the early morning and late afternoon.
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_Timelapse
Dual Axis Solar Tracker - DIY Arduino Powered

Dual Axis Solar Tracker - DIY Arduino Powered

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  • Duration: 15:10
  • Updated: 04 Mar 2015
  • views: 213375
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Find out how to build your own Dual Axis Solar Tracker using an Arduino, two servos, and some light detecting resistors. Find parts and kits for this project at BrownDogGadgets.com.
https://wn.com/Dual_Axis_Solar_Tracker_Diy_Arduino_Powered
DIY Solar Tracker (Part 2) Horizontal Axis

DIY Solar Tracker (Part 2) Horizontal Axis

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  • Duration: 6:07
  • Updated: 22 May 2017
  • views: 12711
videos
In this video, we are finished the construction of the solar tracker we finish the horizontal axis i used a gear system that I have at home. I used a joy stick just to control the axis and i will convert it to automatic tracking. I going to a Mppt solar controller to convert the sun thru the panel. The charge controller takes the unpredictable solar energy and convert it into a constant voltage thus it can be used for any applications.
https://wn.com/Diy_Solar_Tracker_(Part_2)_Horizontal_Axis
Diy Dual Axis Solar Tracking System

Diy Dual Axis Solar Tracking System

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  • Duration: 3:20
  • Updated: 27 Feb 2015
  • views: 13936
videos
This is a dual axis tracking system that I build for a rural community that was sponsored by the good people of USA thank you This system pumps water for them via solar power I used an normal truck hub and one gear motor 24V DC gear ratio 1:575 that is link via chain as seen in video (West - East ) And a linear actuator also 24V Dc with a push force of 6000N (North-South ) 6 panels of 230W for a normal 3 phase 0.75Kw bore hole pump at 60M 1500L/h
https://wn.com/Diy_Dual_Axis_Solar_Tracking_System
Assembly of tracking system for solar energy application

Assembly of tracking system for solar energy application

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  • Duration: 4:34
  • Updated: 30 Aug 2012
  • views: 35644
videos
One of Helwan university research team designed a tracking system for solar energy application, and this animation i have done by Solid Works to show the assembly of this system. Nov. 2011, Helwan University.
https://wn.com/Assembly_Of_Tracking_System_For_Solar_Energy_Application
MY434 - Camera Based Solar Tracking System

MY434 - Camera Based Solar Tracking System

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  • Duration: 4:55
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2016
  • views: 12377
videos
Vitrox MY434 (Curtin) "Like" in Facebook to cast your vote! Voting ends 4th August 2016 http://facebook.com/dreamcatcher.asia Follow us for the latest score!
https://wn.com/My434_Camera_Based_Solar_Tracking_System
Hybrid Arduino controlled solar tracker. The simplist Solar tracker control using a Arduino UNO

Hybrid Arduino controlled solar tracker. The simplist Solar tracker control using a Arduino UNO

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  • Duration: 5:35
  • Updated: 02 Apr 2016
  • views: 62602
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My first project using a Arduino UNO to control my solar tracker. This solar tracker could easily be modified to be a two axis tracker. The tracker uses time to track the position of the sun during the day. I have found using time instead of a light sensor is a more reliable and easier way to track the sun. The videos to reference on building the entire tracker from scratch are: How to build the control box https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXLIAEKDnPI How to build a solar tracker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnwTqx-INes How to build the limit switchs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsNCz97pkmw
https://wn.com/Hybrid_Arduino_Controlled_Solar_Tracker._The_Simplist_Solar_Tracker_Control_Using_A_Arduino_Uno
DEGERenergie - Solar Tracking Systems

DEGERenergie - Solar Tracking Systems

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  • Duration: 5:34
  • Updated: 15 Dec 2010
  • views: 23797
videos
DEGERenergie has been consistently developing new ideas and concepts for the optimum use of solar energy through solar module tracking. The company develops, builds, produces, and services intelligent tracking systems for photovoltaic modules. DEGERenergie thus makes this technology of the future more efficient and consequently, more economical. In doing so, DEGERenergie systematically minimizes product development costs and passes these cost savings on to its customers. Despite the constantly changing competitive situation, DEGERenergie therefore creates a clear advantage for its customers in an increasingly networked global economy. More information: http://www.degerenergie.de A STV Media Networks production © 2010 http://www.stvmedia.de
https://wn.com/Degerenergie_Solar_Tracking_Systems
Solar tracking system , new concept in UK (in the back yard )

Solar tracking system , new concept in UK (in the back yard )

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  • Duration: 2:16
  • Updated: 07 Sep 2014
  • views: 1567
videos
I have 3 solar panels there 240w each , tracking the sun by 2 axes ( N-S and E-W ), each panels has his own micro inverter for maximum of efficiency , the actuators i choose to power them not from a battery but from a 12v 8A regulated power supply , and those 2 small boxes on the frame are the enclosures for sensors . Hope it is helpful for those who want to try this in order to reduce their electric bill; is not a big system , only 720w rated ( but i've seen even 780w ) but is designated to supply power just how much i need to use for most of regular appliances in the house , i mean tv , 2-3 computers , fridges , cause these things are working all day , every day , if you can supliment this consumption and not pay for it then your gold has been achieved .I started this from 0 ,most of it is done by myself , that's why i want to warn those braves who wanna do this : i made a few mistakes and because of that i think i've gain some experience which i'm more then happy to share it to everybody who's interested , for free .There are a few thing which you must know if you wanna start this so every questions and advices you need , i'll be happy to assist . Update : i have replaced that noisy actuator with a silent one , now you cannot hear anything when its moving .
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_System_,_New_Concept_In_UK_(In_The_Back_Yard_)
Solar Tracking System first functional prototype

Solar Tracking System first functional prototype

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  • Duration: 2:04
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2015
  • views: 2874
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One idea: A revolutionary system to capture solar energy - To use an exceptional Solidworks model - Building the first functional prototype - Give an efficient solution to take advantage of a solar panel
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_System_First_Functional_Prototype
Solar Tracker System Tracking Sun

Solar Tracker System Tracking Sun

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  • Duration: 0:50
  • Updated: 04 Jan 2010
  • views: 82841
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Our solar tracker demonstration of the panels tracking to the suns location. Living Systems Solar
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracker_System_Tracking_Sun
Dark Star - Dual Axis Solar Tracking Controller with Remote Sensor

Dark Star - Dual Axis Solar Tracking Controller with Remote Sensor

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  • Duration: 3:09
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2017
  • views: 921
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Just a quick look at the Dark Star 2.0 Controller Enclosure and Dual-Axis Remote Sensor unit. The Dark Star use Bluetooth to connect to Android devices running the Dark Blue application for remote configuration, monitoring, and control.
https://wn.com/Dark_Star_Dual_Axis_Solar_Tracking_Controller_With_Remote_Sensor
Solar Tracking: Dip/Tilt aka Polar Vs Equatorial Mount

Solar Tracking: Dip/Tilt aka Polar Vs Equatorial Mount

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  • Duration: 12:47
  • Updated: 04 Apr 2017
  • views: 374
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This video reveals how the tracking area covered by a common dip-tilt, aka "polar" tracking mount differs from a true equatorial mount that is capable of accurately tracking the sun across the entire sky. Azimuth-altitude trackers are of course also capable of pointing more-or-less anywhere and thus accurately following the sun as well; however, they are not discussed in this video In mathematical terms, rotating the z axis and then rotating the y axis does not generally point the same direction as rotating the y axis and then the z axis.
https://wn.com/Solar_Tracking_Dip_Tilt_Aka_Polar_Vs_Equatorial_Mount
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