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Old 24-04-2015, 22:07   #1
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Apollo 1000w wind turbine

I'm trying to find out if anyone has bought / used the Apollo 6 Blade 1000w 12v ,AC wind turbine with Hybird RX charge controller ( solar/wind ) and a Dump Load ? And if you had what do you think of it ?
I found this setup on xbey item # 361276107846 . It is Designed in Canada .
Looking at the add , it has a comparison pictures of the Rotor and other parts .
The Rotor looks better then the competitors ( I think Air X Rotor)
The Apollo has front & rear bearings for Anti-Vibration.
Anti - leak system.
Better Yaw shaft Dual bearing system.
Six, Quiet performance injection mold blades.
If you haven't bought/used this wind turbine and would like to look at it and give me your honest opinion. Its for a 820 amp hr four AGM 31's system. I have a lot of electronics on my sailboat. I would appreciate it.
This system is in my price range & solar is not an option right now.
My other charging system is a NOCO Gen 4 x 10 amp smart charger , with a small 1000w 2 stroke gas generator .

I have a small problem with how to wire the Hybird RX charger controller.
I take it the charge controller changes the 12v AC TO 12v dc ?
On the side of the Hybird RX controller is a place negative & positive dummy load ( dump load ) ?
Output ( A ) negative & positive . = ( number one battery ) ?
Output ( B ) neg & pos . = ( # two battery ) ?
Output ( C ) neg & pos. = ( # three battery ) ?
Battery negative & positive . = ( # four battery ) ?

Or do i hook up wires from Battery negative & positive to all 4 batteries ?

The add said no Dump load NO warranty.
Would sure get the dump load.

Thanks setting at a stand still till i figure this out .
Thanks again.
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Old 30-04-2015, 22:03   #2
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Hi everyone . I see 136 people looked at this thread & 0 made a comment . I really hope someone anyone has something to say about the Apollo 1000w wind turbine/controller/dump load set . Even it you haven't bought/used this product , could someone please look it up on ebay and tell me what they think of this 1000w turbine . One question is , does the design look as good to you as it does to me ? I only have enough money for this complete set up , not ever going to afford the big name brand turbine. My other question is , would you buy this ? It has an one year warranty , ebay and PayPal money back guarantees . I'm hoping someone points out a flaw in this system if there is one before i buy it . I plan to buy this sometime this coming week and i'm looking for a yes / no , looks ok to me , run , anything. Thanks .
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:18   #3
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Some things that you should be aware of:
It is only for 24-volt systems.
The turbine has a diameter of 1524 mm.
(As compare Super wind has 1200 mm)
The turbine rotate @ rated power with 3000 rpm.
(As compare Super wind 1300 rpm)
The generator has a weight of 9.3 kg and a rated power of 900 W.
(As compare Super wind weight 11.5 kg and 350 W)
Both have bodies of aluminium.
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Old 01-05-2015, 12:28   #4
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Thanks Lars L .
They make four models of the Apollo 1000w turbines ; a 12v DC, a 12v AC, a 24v DC, & a 24v AC. Each model is probably the same and the charge controller changes things or they are made a little different per model.
I need a lot mare than an 350w turbine till i can afford a 10-12 ft bimini and flexible solar panels .
Lara did you happen to look at the hole page ware the pictures of the construction of the parts is . I think it looks much better made then the Air X they show.
I realize the 3000 rpm is probably not a good thing , the 60" length will be alright , just a foot taller pole. Its the large watts i need , i don't have room for 2 or 3, 350w turbines. I guess i'll have to check on just how bad the RPM thing is.
This boat sure is a learning experience .
Thanks again for looking at it for me .
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Old 12-05-2015, 11:33   #5
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Seems very sketchy to me.
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Old 12-05-2015, 11:54   #6
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Check your specs, the controller says 40Amp total output. 13.5 volts and 40 amps to the battery is 550 watts in my book. Sounds a little to good to be true.
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Re: Apollo 1000w wind turbine

Try to contact them, Their Contact info, return policy, and about us are all missing on their site
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