Today I learned that chinese solar charge controllers have neither magnetics, nor capacitors. They exploit the fact that solar cells act as current source, and batteries are somewhat capacitive voltage sources. It's probably not very healthy for the battery, has no MPPT, and problematic in many ways, but it's damn cheap.
Also a solder joint was just missing.
I'm surprised it works *at all*.
Ich hasse die Amis für ihr free speech Gelaber. Nazischeiße bleibt Nazischeiße und gehört geblockt und geboxt.
Keep blocking @Tusky
This website replays the Apollo 11 mission as it happened, 50 years ago. It consists entirely of historical material.
@andredo When I was a teenager, my mom got one of those in the hope that it would allow her to wash my hats without ruining them.
It did not.
chaos.social - because anarchy is much more fun with friends.
chaos.social is a small Mastodon instance for and by the Chaos community surrounding the Chaos Computer Club. We provide a small community space - Be excellent to each other, and have a look at what that means around here.
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