DIY Powerwalls

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  • DIY Powerwall 4 – Adding capacity do your current system
    Last time, we selected cells to set up a new battery. The last few months I received many questions about this topic. How can I safely add capacity to anexisting setup. Recently, I added 10kwh to my existing 20 kwh powerwall. Let me guide you step by step how I managedto do this without error…
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  • DIY Powerwall 3 – discharging and selecting cells
    Diffulty level: Intro – Easy – Intermediate – Expert Last time, we built cell chargers. This time, we will build a discharger use the tools we built to select cells. Tools needed: Pliers, solder iron. hardware needed: Copper, ZB206,(or ZB2L3) 18650 holder, male 12V DC and a piece of plywood and glue or small screws.…
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  • DIY Powerwall 2 – Cell Charger
    In this post, we build a bulk cell charger
  • DIY Powerwall: Cell Types
    Difficulty level: Intro – Easy – Intermediate – Expert Cells come in varied form factors. Today we will go over some of the terminology used to describe different cells. Main Formats The first main classification is cylindrical vs prismatic. The obvious distinction here is that one set are the shape of cylinders… Prismatic cells are often subdivided into prismatic…
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  • DIY Powerwall 1 – Charging Cells
    Difficulty level: Intro – Easy – Intermediate – Expert Dear fellow battery enthusiasts, This is a first article of a number of write ups about upcycling batteries, powerpacks, and powerwalls. The fine folks at Battery Market have asked me to make some content to spark your interest in green energy. Let me introduce myself, I’m…
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