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Archive for July 16th, 2020


Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/16

Below is a cool site that I do not just list because I like the site, but also that they have a solar powered server running a low-tech version of it.


Doubts on progress and technology

It actually started as a Dutch site, is ran by a Belgian now living in Barcelona. This means many articles are available in various languages, not just English and Dutch, but many also in French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Some articles are only available in English or Dutch.

Via: [WayBack] The last c’t Magazin +c’t magazin mentioned and I have already spent hours reading various articles there … – Thomas Mueller (dummzeuch) – Google+

Here are some more links.



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Li-Ion BMS – Lithium-Ion Battery Management Systems and large battery packs

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/16

Just in case I want to really go off-grid: [WayBack] Li-Ion BMS – Lithium-Ion Battery Management Systems and large battery packs

It has a configuration selector module pointing to companies (even one in The Netherlands) that can help me out.

Via [WayBack] DIY Electric Car Forums – View Single Post – using 18650 cells to make 25kwh battery

Hopefully they are based on 18650 batteries:



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Remote power control your IoT hardware and remote updating boot SD cards

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/16

Thomas Rini (of U-Boot and Yocto fame) mentioned these solutions for remote power control of IoT devices and remote updating SD cards in this slide State of the U-Boot – Thomas Rini, Konsulko Group:

Two power solutions I like myself are:

The combination of these allows for really flexible production and testing environments.

Slides at [WayBackELC2017 – State of the U-Boot.pdf


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