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Strange Looking Saab Viggen Plane at Waddington 2014. API-Engine-Oils-Specifications. API chart. SAE chart. EOS-1D Mark IV with EF 24-105 f/4L IS. 1/500 at f/4, ISO 200.

What is Golden Hour? My absolute favorite time to photograph anything is a time of day called the Golden Hour. Slow Cooker. Build this open source DIY wind turbine for $30. Getting started with home wind energy projects can set you back a pretty penny if you buy a finished product, but if you're a little bit handy and don't mind scrounging for materials and getting creative in the garage or backyard, you can try your hand at building one of these DIY wind turbines for about $30 in materials.

Build this open source DIY wind turbine for $30

After all, it is #iheartrenewables week! We've previously covered Daniel Connell's open source concentrated solar collector plans, but now he's back with another great DIY renewable energy project, a vertical axis wind turbine based on the Lenz2 lift+drag design. Connell's design calls for using aluminum lithographic offset printing plates to catch the wind, which he says can be obtained cheaply (or possibly even free) from an offset printing company, and a variety of hardware and a bicycle wheel. "The turbine uses the ~40% mechanically efficient Lenz2 lift+drag design. ChrisWantsToKnow. Silent rooftop wind turbines could generate half of a household's energy needs. Home Made Wind Turbine. Want to build a wind turbine for your home?

Home Made Wind Turbine

I have gathered several PDFs for those who want to build there own wind turbines and have links to them at the bottom of this post. They cover all types of wind turbines and issues that you may run in to such as wind speeds and noise. From reading these my self I have found that the Hi-VAWT takes all into consideration and is easy to replicate. Making a simple Savonius wind turbine. By Lance Turner There are many situations where you might need a small amount of electricity, for instance running gate openers, safety lights, water level indicators and other low-power devices.

Making a simple Savonius wind turbine

While solar would seem like the ideal solution, quite often this is not possible due to location and shading problems. Just such a situation arose when I decided to make our new gates automatic. There were just too many trees in the way for solar power to work, and I didn’t want to run power some 30 metres or so from the house, as it would have meant digging a trench for the cables, which is almost impossible in our rocky ground.

Homemade Wind Generator - Learn How Wind Power Works. Tesla Technology: 5 Bladeless Turbines About To Revolutionize Energy Production. Tesla Technology: 5 Bladeless Turbines About To Revolutionize Energy Production “Every home in America can run on wind energy.

Tesla Technology: 5 Bladeless Turbines About To Revolutionize Energy Production

Bladeless, funnel-based wind turbine claims huge efficiency gains. How I built an electricity producing wind turbine. Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona.

How I built an electricity producing wind turbine

I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the sky-wrecking light pollution found near cities of any real size. I found a great piece of property. The problem is, it's so remote that there is no electric service available. That's not really a problem. No electricity equals no light pollution. One thing I noticed right away about my property is that most of the time, the wind is blowing. Let me state up front that I probably won't be able to help you out much if you decide to build your own wind turbine. Since no one seems to be reading the FAQ, I will answer the No. 1 question I get many, many times a day right here up front. Homemade Wind Generator - Renewable Energy.

Are you headed for the beach or going camping in the mountains?

Homemade Wind Generator - Renewable Energy

Maybe you live on a boat, visit a remote cabin or you're living off-grid. Electricity is yours for the taking as long as the wind is blowing... And you can get it on the CHEAP with an easy homemade wind generator. Light up that storeroom, barn or use the generator to keep all your vehicle batteries charged too. Canon teased in February it was working on developing a compact camera with a 25x optical zoom and a one-inch-type sensor to add to its G-series line-up.

The firm has now revealed more details about the 20-megapixel PowerShot G3 X which will be released in July and offers a massive 24-600-mm equivalent lens. The enthusiast-focused camera will also boast a tilting LCD touchscreen and a hot shoe. The PowerShot G3 X is all about its lens, it covers a whopping 24-600-mm equivalent which means it has massive zoom potential. Lubricants. API chart. A team of five photographers has created what they describe as the world's highest definition panoramic photograph by stitching 70,000 digital images together to create a 365 gigapixel photograph.

Recorded using a Canon EOS 70D with the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens on a 2x converter, the picture took 35 hours of shooting over the course of 15 days just to capture. A further two months were required in post-production to stitch the images together, creating a 46 terabyte finished product. The project, called in2white and led by Italian photographers Filippo Blengini and Alessandra Bacchilega, took the team to altitudes of 3500m/11,482ft and temperatures of -10°C as they recorded every detail of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the European Alps, and the surrounding landscape. Although the view recorded is extremely wide, it is possible to zoom in to clearly see two climbers on the rock face.

The whole panorama, with zooming and panning tools, can be seen on the in2white website.