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Old 30-06-2015, 11:08   #151
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Re: A Wind Generator Review

I have had a Duogen for 10 years. We used it on our first yacht with Davits. We just mounted to one side so it could swing into water mode around the Davits.
In water mode the output is great. In wind mode it is on a par with all similar size windmills, poor. You need a lot of constant wind for a wind turbine to out perform a moderate sized soar set up. It is a rare thing when I am glad I have wind turbine, but I wouldn't be without the water mode when on passage. It effectively runs our boat load when sailing


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Old 01-07-2015, 19:15   #152
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Re: A Wind Generator Review

Between solar panel and wind gen no problems with power one always kicks in when needed
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Old 04-07-2015, 05:44   #153
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Re: A Wind Generator Review

On my soon to be purchase ( marine survey this week) I'm about to purchase solar panel(s) and wind gen set up. It appears the D400 is the one of choice. Uncertain about solar panel brand.Is it possible to have one control center for both? Currently the only charging source besides main is 40amp land line charger. Do I avoid West Marines RDK rigid 95w purchase option? Any suggestions appreciated.
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