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Solar Power for the Digital Fieldworker
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|Title:||Solar Power for the Digital Fieldworker|
Robinson, Laura C.
|Issue Date:||27 Jun 2007|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Honeyman, Tom and Laura C. Robinson. 2007. Solar power for the digital fieldworker. Language Documentation & Conservation 1(1):17–27.|
|Abstract:||This article discusses the technical aspects of a solar power setup for remote field situations. It guides the reader through estimating power consumption and setting up a basic solar kit. The authors address picking a solar panel, using a charge regulator, and choosing a battery based on estimated power consumption and availability. They discuss two different types of power adaptors, how to connect the equipment, and the benefits and drawbacks of using multi-meters. They address the use of rechargeable batteries and finally, caution against too heavy a reliance on solar power.|
|Sponsor:||National Foreign Language Resource Center|
|Appears in Collections:||Volume 01 Issue 1 : Language Documentation & Conservation|
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