This MPPT solar charger is build around Tim Nolans open source MPPT solar prototype project. I made a print layout for the MPPT solar charger, and below you can se how the mechanical mounting was meant to be. Continue reading
Update 27-02-2016: I have stopped working on this project, and therefore i no longer support the code/schematic and printed circuit board.
Update 20-12-2014: this arduino mppt charger shield is tested and works withTim Nolans version of the arduino sketch. The placement of the mosfet’s on th
e circuit board was designed to fit to a Aluminium U profile.
Just make sure you don’t try to cool down the power from a 9 map solar panel, with this small aluminium Profile.
To do that, you need a bigger cooling plate. You can find a link in the article below for an example of how to use a salvaged pentium 4 cooling plate. Continue reading