Sunny Buddy Solar Charger V13 Hookup Guide
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Resources and Going Further
If you're looking to get more out of your Sunny Buddy, be sure to check out these resources first:
- Sunny Buddy Schematic -- A PDF of the Sunny Buddy schematic.
- Sunny Buddy Eagle Files -- The PCB design files.
- LT3652 Datasheet -- Everything you could ever want to know about the Linear Tech LT3652, the peak-power tracking, battery charging soul of the Sunny Buddy.
- Sunny Buddy GitHub Repo -- Your source for the latest and greatest design files.
If you're looking for some inspiration for a project that you can embed the Sunny Buddy into, check out some of these related tutorials and projects:
GPS Basics -- If your project is outdoors (a safe assumption if you're using the Buddy), consider adding GPS to it. It's not as hard as you think!
December 14, 2012The Global Positioning System (GPS) is an engineering marvel that we all have access to for a relatively low cost and no subscription fee. With the correct hardware and minimal effort, you can determine your position and time almost anywhere on the globe.
Weather Station Wirelessly Connected to Wunderground -- The Sunny Buddy plays an important role in keeping this Electric Imp-driven, wireless weather station humming.
Weather Station Wirelessly Connected to Wunderground
April 11, 2014
Build your own open-source, official Wunderground weather station that connects over WiFi via an Electric Imp.
Or check out SparkFun's project spotlight on the SparkFun Rogue Router for a Solar Powered File Server with the ESP8266:
You can also check out this blog post for more ideas: