Solar Powered WiFi Part 3 – Companion Guide

This companion guide contains a detailed diagram as well as a parts list for everything that I used in my Solar Powered WiFi Part 3 video on YouTube.

Wiring Diagram

Parts List

Renogy 100W 12V Monocrystalline solar panel:

Renogy pole mounting bracket:

Altelix Pole Mount NEMA enclosure 14x11x5:

12V deep cycle battery:  Buy locally!

12 Gauge Fuses:

Victron BlueSolar 75 | 15 MPPT charge controller:

Victron VE.Direct Bluetooth dongle:

12V to 24V step up converter:

DC Power adapter:

DC Passive PoE injector:

Skywalker Series Grounding Rod:

Direct burial CAT6:

Ubiquiti ETH-SP:

Ubiquiti NanoStation M5:

Ubiquiti UVC-G3-AF:


Comments 2

  1. Hi there,

    Any chance that you might be able to do a review on the new SunMax SolarPoint? This looks like a product that was inspired by your wonderful video on Solar.

    A video on this would be awesome!

    Thank you,

  2. Chris!
    This is amazing. I’ve been watching your videos obsessively since a solar consultant steered me toward the Ubiquiti Nanostation 5. I am working in the California desert, and have been steered toward the Nanostations for building a system where I power a MoFi Router from a couple of solar panels then send the signal through a Nano5 to our cabin.

    So we would pick up the internet from a cell tower with a pair of MIMO yagi antennas…feed it into the modem and then into the Nano5…all powered by a couple of 100 watt panels just above the two antennas. The MOFI router has a LAN port that would connect via an injector to the Nano5…then across the canyon to our cabin, where a off-grid solar system would power a “Station” and an access point.

    Am I correct in assuming that if I just moved the architecture over to the LAN side of your drawing then I could put a station and wifi access point at the cabin? If I up the number of panels I could even put a camera on the Bridge side (with the panels, the Router and the Nano5).

    Do you have any thoughts?

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