~ Stand alone home based power systems ~
ALTERNATE WIND POWER - Sun or rain - day or night
Whisper turbines - Survival strategy
INDEX of contents
|page - 1||- Introduction||
Cost in USD $
|page - 2||- Item - 1 - Windi-Star 400 watts||800||1010|
|page - 3||- Item - 2 - Whisper 200 - 1000 watts||2560||3225|
|page - 4||- Item - 3 - Windi-Star - 1500 watts||
|page - 5||- Item - 4 - Whisper 500 - 3,200 watts||6850||8624|
|NOTE||Air or sea freight and import duty to be quoted|
|- Go to - Specifications sheets|
|- The above units and prices include the controller (regulator)|
|- Tower construction and ground works - On this link|
|page - 6||- Inverters - battery voltage to 240v|
|page - 7||- Deep cycle storage batteries|
|page - 8||- Editor - The farmers Weekly|
|page - 9||- Buy it now is my strategy|
|External link to 'Wind & Solar' info document|
For orders email : timmalaher (@) gmail.com
Info on 'Wind &
solar & tower
construction' and more
The manufacturers of these quality wind turbines have the pleasure of assisting you to quickly establish stand alone home power.
Since this document refers solely to survival 'stand alone' systems using 'battery storage,' I only list four of turbine products available because there are many variations of voltages and other aspects of the major 5 units they manufacture.
As stated, this web document is dedicated to turbines that will be used to install home, farm or safari camp 'stand alone' power supplies which are not connected to the mains (grid) supply.
Note: The incoming electricity to the batteries is regulated by the controller supplied by the manufacturer in Items 2 & 3 & 4. The Item (1) unit is self-regulated internally.
These wind turbines can be situated on steel towers of 2" or 3" or 4' steel tubing. Some only require a short 12 metre tower, and others can be 16 - 24 metres depending on the tree height nearby.
~ The Windi-Star 400 micro turbine ~
Description of product
|WS - No: 1||
WindiStar 400 - 12v or 24v models available (400 watts) including internal CHARGE controller.
The micro WindiStar 400 has a low start up wind speed. The WS400 has a unique MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracking) which controls its speed even at highest wind speeds. 1.2 metre diameter propeller swing.
~ The Whisper 200 - 1000 watts turbine ~
Description of product
|WR - No: 2||
Whisper 200 - 24v or 48v (1000watts+) including the charge controller with current, voltage, power, wind speed display.
This is the most efficient wind turbine in its class, and generates more power than any other similar turbine even at low wind speeds. During last 15 years, more than ten thousand of these machines have been installed all over the world. A 9' diameter propeller swing.
speed 20 mph
(9 m/s) it
Home based stand alone electrical supply - all workshop electric tools - fridge - freezer - washing machine - all lights and other electrical appliances - Rural electrification - water pumping - offshore oil platforms - Telecom Mobile phone etc.
Using the 'higher' 24v or 48v battery voltage on this turbine enables one to have the turbine situated up to 100 metres or so away from the battery storage if required and use wiring 'cable' size #6 awg copper wire. This 'Whisper' and all other Whisper models are a/c current having 3 wires from the turbine to the controller.
older Whisper 100 (900
watts) on a 24
metre tower has
been working happily for
over 15 years
'Clem' is fully on alternate stand alone 'battery' electricity using a 'Latronics' inverter.
Her personal mental health carer's manual web site is:
NOTE: Towers may be as short as 12 metres in town house situations with no tall trees or flat land.
~ The Windi-Star - 1500 watts turbine ~
Description of product
|WS - 1500||
24v to 240v (1500watts+) including the charge controller with current, voltage, power, wind speed display.
~ The Whisper 500 - 3200 watts turbine ~
Description of product
|WR - No: 3||
Whisper 500 - 48v (3200watts) including the charge controller with current, voltage, power, wind speed and cumulative KWH and external wind speed average display.
This is the most popular bulk power supply small wind turbine in the world and more than 10000 nos. of this machine have been installed globally.
A single Whisper 500 gives enough energy to power two or three homes. they are ideal for safari camps. A number of them coupled together can electrify a community of over 100 persons and many houses. A 15' diameter propeller swing.
At wind speed 20 mph it produces 2500 watts.
This is the most popular bulk power supply small wind turbine in the world and more than 10000 nos. of this machine have been installed all over the world.
Using the 'higher' 48v battery voltage on the larger turbine enables one to have the turbine situated up to 300 metres or so away from the battery storage if required and use wiring 'cable' size #4 awg copper wire.
~ Inverters ~
An 'inverter' changes battery power of 12 or 24 or 48 volts into 240volts so you can operate all household and other electrical appliances.
Inverters are used on any battery voltage configuration and come in various sizes from 1000 to 7000 watt capacity or more if doubled up. They change the 12v or 24v or 48v battery voltage to 240v for general applications of water pumping, refrigeration and other home or workshop appliances. http://www.latronics.com.au
|Nominal DC Voltage||12V||24V||48V||12V||24V||48V||12V||24V||48V|
|1/2 Hour Rating||550W||750W||750W||1150W||1600W||1600W||1600W||2200W||2200W|
|Surge Rating (5secs)||1500W||2000W||2000W||3000W||3600W||3600W||4500W||5400W||5400W|
|Input Voltage Range||10.5-17V||21-34V||42-68V||10.5-17V||21-34V||42-68V||10.5-17V||21-34V||42-68V|
|Inverter ON-no load||0.42A||0.31A||0.15A||0.45A||0.25A||0.15A||0.67A||0.32A||0.18A|
|Dimensions||260mm(L)x160mm(W)x100mm(H)||330mm(L) x 296mm (W) x 150mm (H)|
|Output Waveform||True Sinewave|
|Power Factor||All Conditions|
|Autostart Sensitivity||0-20 W adjustable|
|Operating Temperature||-10° C to +50° C|
|DC to AC Isolation||3500 V|
|Protection Circuitry||Over temperature, Overload/Short Circuit, Battery Under voltage/Overvoltage|
|Battery Leads||1m with 10mm Lugs||1.5m Long with 10mm Mounting Lugs|
|AC Output Wiring||Single Power Outlet||Single Power Outlet & Junction Box|
|Chassis||Powder Coated 2mm Aluminium||Powder Coated 3mm Aluminium|
|Warranty||2 Years Parts and Labour|
|Standards||As2279,AS300,AS3100,EN55014, & C-TICK|
|Ratings||Specifications @ 25° C ambient nominal battery voltage & unity power factor|
~ Batteries ~
For the small 400 watt wind turbine unit a 800 amp/hr 'deep cycle' battery bank is sufficient.
For the mid range 1000 watt output unit into a 24v or 48v battery voltage use a 2000 amp/hr 'deep cycle' battery bank would be best.
Ten of the 'eclipse' batteries on the below link will give you 2,800 amp/hrs. An excellent long life battery bank for the home user.
For the large wind turbine application of 3200 watts output, a 48v - 4000 amp/hr 'deep cycle' battery bank would be best. There is no 'limit' as to how much storage you can have, it all depends upon the available funds. The more storage capacity the better in all situations and the battery life is longer.
Dear Editor of The Farmers weekly magazine.
Ref - The 'farmland' survival Strategy
~ Stand alone
home based power
Farm or small acreage electrical energy storage facility.
My reason for writing to you now is in reference to providing of assistance to farmers and other readers in relation to assisting them to prepare for the coming global disaster that will descend on earth fairly soon. There is I believe the need for 'quick' preparation and that it is imperative for farmers to be fully self-sufficient particular in relation to 'water and electricity.'
I ask if you would please assist all your readers by publishing this letter in your magazine so that everyone becomes aware of the need to "Be prepared," for not only adverse weather conditions but also the mains electricity supply being cut off for long periods or even permanently.
I am a mental health counsellor and consultant and I do foresee an escalation of mental disturbance (Insanity) that will exacerbate the breakdown of global society for a time. This will lead to increasing shortages in global fuel supplies and diesel backup generators will be of little or no value as time passes.
The transport of goods will cease and communities will become isolated, so preparedness and self-sufficiency is paramount. Farmers will need to keep supplying food to the impoverished citizens. Great water shortages will also cause millions to become displaced and 'on the move' seeking refuge and survival for their families.
As I see it, life in the 'city' will also become 'untenable' as masses will move out of cities to the farm lands seeking food, water and shelter, hence the need for farmers to make 'some' quick decisions as to 'how' they will receive these 'multitudes.' I believe that the need for stand alone electricity will be of paramount importance.
The aim of this outreach is to ensure that farmers have a wind-turbine & deep cycle batteries in their hands rather than something to be purchased later, since 'later' will be 'too late'! Once they have IT, turbine & batteries then they can find an installer when they are ready to do so or install it themselves with local assistance.
I cannot impress enough the grave circumstances facing mankind and the need to have the batteries & turbine in the shed now so that they are 'IN STORE' on the home premises. Goods will not be available later.
~ 'Buy it now'
is my Strategy ~
Stand alone self-sufficiency electrical energy
The preparation of which I speak is where you the reader take it upon yourself to ensure that you are not one of multitudes to be 'left in the dark.'
In having a stand alone system you can use all power tools, pump water, weld metal, grind corn or wheat, have lights and the capacity to freeze food. You can also enable medical 'teams' to use your system to treat wounded or ill people with their equipment based on your property.
I have recommended that farmers have batteries and a wind turbine rather than simply solar modules for a reason, that reason being that solar systems only operate during the times of sunlight, whereas wind turbines operate 24 hours a day when there is wind. Equally, I believe that in coming times, rain, volcanic and other dust will affect the solar aspect and having wind power is imperative. Naturally one can also install Solar.
I have personally used a stand alone home electric energy power system in Tasmania for twenty three years. I have all the installation details on the web 'Wind & Solar' education link below so any 'mechanic' can do the installation.
I have made an 'agreement' with a global wind turbine energy provider to assist you to a quick and easy selection of what is needed because there are dozens of battery types and manufacturers and also dozens of wind turbine manufacturers. I do use the products of of the energy providers I recommend herein. I have also given my personal guarantee that their products are well made and are my personal choice.
One being the manufacturers of the 'Whisper' brand Wind Turbines. 'Whispers' are supplied to thousands of people globally.
All 'grid connect' solar systems become 'useless' when the mains 'grid' fails.
"Be prepared for all eventualities" is the motto of the day today.
In this 'end' times of heightened emotions a friend may become ones enemy and equally, ones enemy may become ones friend. Treat everyone with respect for all are children of The Creator and all are either your spiritual sister or your brother.
If perchance you read this article and you are a 'city' dweller having spare funds, then I suggest that you find an 'impoverished' farmer and give him a free 'gift' of a complete stand alone power system and state:
"Brother, if ahead I become homeless or in need of a space to put up a 'shack' to house my family, would you please let me use half an acre of your land so I can assist you to feed us both and we can also share the power system."
The 'mind' of
the matter is
ones thoughts, I
give the link to
a mental health
For a food and
My aim is to ensure that you have the Wind-turbine in your hands now rather than something to be purchased later, since 'later' will be 'too late'! Once you have IT, turbine & batteries then you can find an installer 'later' when you are ready to do so. You may also need to install it yourself using local assistance.
I give more information here to assist the purchaser with their 'choice' of machine.
Item WS No: 1 (400 watts at only 7 kg weight) can easily be situated alongside a house on 12 to 15 metres of 1.5" 'stayed' pipe so the cable length to a 12v or 24v battery storage unit is relatively short. It can be also be placed on the roof of a home on a stand as it weighs 7 kg.
The other larger capacity turbines would need to be further away from the house, (25 metres or so) and in some instances you might wish to install them on a nearby spot clear of trees for the best wind energy power returns. In this case it may be 100 metres or so.
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