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Old 29-08-2012, 14:55   #1
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Air Marine Manual

Hi, I am trying to find a manual for the older Air Marine wind turbine.
The one before they became Air-x then Air Breeze or anything else. The original one, noisy bugger, it has a red LED under it and no lanyard hole, and the blades fix to a flat circular plate with two nuts and bolts....anybody???
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Old 29-08-2012, 16:07   #2
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Re: Air Marine Manual

Try Southwest Wind Power, the manufactre them and have downloadable manuals. They also have a link that takes you to their e-store for parts.

I have one also and do not mind the noise since I can run it safely in 25-30 kts and more without worry. It doesn't even start putting out a lot of power until it is at least 20kts. Add all I have to do is listen and I can tell the wind speed.

I weigh all my blades and balance them so they weigh the same, which makes a big differance. I also pull them down about every 6 months and lighty sand the trailing edges to re-smooth them then re-ballance. Makes a big differance.

When you buy new a new blade set they are alredy matched. If they are out of balance a little sanding in non-critical areas wil allow one to balance them.

All parts I have ever needed to keep mine running were available thru the e-store.
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Old 29-08-2012, 16:10   #3
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Re: Air Marine Manual

Thanks tybee, but I could not find the older manual there....I also sent them the serial number on the one in question and have not had a reply in about 5 weeks.
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Gilana , I can scan mine and send it to you, won't take 5 weeks , but will have to take to office and run thru scanner and then e-mail to you. Do you want the whole manual, or are you loking for specific info. I think the Air Marine and the Air-X are pretty much identical as far as build. Let me know... I work construction and am in the field mostly.... usually when I have to go to the office there is a problem and I usually become "Mr.Scott" to get it fixed.
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Re: Air Marine Manual

Thats a fine offer, but, if you just read through the pdf that is on the swwp site (the 403) and see that its no different to the older one, just give me a holler, and I will use the 403 manual instead. The specific info I was looking for is the power curve on the 24v model, and the fuse rating. Just that info will do me fine...thank you...
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Re: Air Marine Manual

Gilana,
This info is from the Air Wind Module/ Air Marine. Version 1.9 owners manual Spec Page.

Rotor Dia. 45 in. (1.14 meters)
Shere of Operation 48 in. (1.22 m)
Weight 13 lb. (6kg)
Length 26.5 in. (0.67 m )
Start up wind speed 7 kts. (3.0 m/s)
Rated Power 300 watts
Peak Power 450 watts
Regulator Set Range 12 volt model 13.8 to 17.8
24 volt model 26.0 to 36.0
Fuse Current 12 volt model 40 amps
24 volt model 20 amps

The graph for the Air Marine power curve shows start up @ 7 kts
10 kts = 15 - 20 Watts
15 kts = 75 Watts
20 kts = 150 Watts ( here is where the curve takes off)
25 kts = 320 Watts
30 kts = 385 -380 Watts
35 kts + = 375 Watts (graph flat lines there)

You will need to do the conversion from watts to amps, if you are seeking that info. All this is taked directly from the manual verbatem, except for power curve info which I pulled off the graph. I only included the info for the Air Marine, but the Air has the same spec's with a slightly lower power curve.

Are you aware that these units have internal regulators that are field adjustable and can be used stand alone, or with an external regulator.
I run mine thru a Flexcharge NC 25 charge controller totally isolated from my solar system which has it's own charge controller ( BZ Products 250 )

Let me know if you need any more info or want a PDF of the manual.
Hope this helps
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