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    Tesla Powerwall sold out in South Africa – Here are the alternatives

    Great resources, thanks! These PylonTech batteries look really good: https://www.inverter-warehouse.co.za/products/pylon-tech-lithium-ion-3-5kw-us3000b-battery (48V, but ticks many of the other lithium ion storage boxes)
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    Tesla Powerwall sold out in South Africa – Here are the alternatives

    Also remember that the Tesla Powerwall is a so-called high voltage (300V+) DC battery. See https://diy.stackexchange.com/questions/66083/why-does-the-tesla-powerwall-operate-at-350v-450v This is better than existing 12V and 48V systems, because current is lower (hence conductors don't have to...
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    Apple TV 4 - Apps, Tips & Tricks

    Yesterday our our ATV4 remote relocated from the sofa's armrest to the floor, but slightly too rapidly. Photos of its shattered touch surface can be admired here: https://cpbotha.net/2017/02/16/the-apple-tv-4-remote-nickname-achilles/ Anyways, wefix doesn't repair them. Is there anyone else...
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    UPS with 12V DC output?

    Since it's load-shedding season again, I'm looking around for solutions to keep just my TP-LINK TD-W8970 ADSL modem + wifi router up and running during the outages, so that various laptops and tablets can connect. (one hopes that one's ISP has power redundancy...) The TP-LINK has a 12V 1.5A...
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