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I have Ampair 100 wind generator but no controller and wondering if I can use any run of the mill controller and maybe mix in with it the solar panels ?
Any suggestions would be appreciated. THANKS

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Re: Ampair wind

You need a controller with a dump load. Ampair currently has one.
http://www.ampair.com/sites/all/file...%202013%29.pdf

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Re: Ampair wind

Brian I have not found Ampair dealer in Canada. Do you know of one?
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Re: Ampair wind

It doesn't have to be an Ampair controller but you can find a Canadian dealer here Ampair Wind, Hydro and Packaged Power specialists | North America .

I'm not a big fan of wind generation and if I were you I would spend my money on solar.

PS That little baby that Brian suggested will set you back 204.00 in the UK.
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Re: Ampair wind

I second the motion of ebs001, we hated our air generator - it was too noisy - and didn't produce much electricity. So we went solar. IMHO - sell the air thing, and spend your money on solar.
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Re: Ampair wind

Well I have a brand new Ampair 100 and 400 watt of solar and hate to put the generator away to waste when I'm sure it will be useful sometime.
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Re: Ampair wind

The Ampair 100 is very quiet.

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