Apollo 1000 W Watt 12 V AC Magnet PMA Wind Turbine Generator 6 Blade +Controller

$299.40

Description
Name Value
Restocking Fee No
Return shipping will be paid by Buyer
All returns accepted Returns Accepted
Item must be returned within 30 Days
Refund will be given as Money Back
Blade Material Nylon Fiber
Color White
MPN Does Not Apply
Number of Blades 6
Brand GreenergyStar
Application Agriculture/Farming
Back-up Power
Home/Garden
Marine
Wattage 1000
Current Type AC
Protection Properties Low Voltage Protection
Overload Protection
Overspeed Protection
Voltage 12

Apollo 1000W AC 12V Wind Turbine +Charge Controller for Land or Marine Use Product designed in Canada 12V Wind Turbine charge controller is included. Introduction Over the last few decades renewable energy has started to gain its ground. Of all the different kinds of alternative energy sources available, the use of wind power has been growing steadily. However, wind turbines that are available for homeowners in the market today are mostly designed (or copied) a decade ago and although they work, most have mechanical flaws that were neglected since their debut and there is a lot of room for improvements. With that in mind, we have redesigned a new wind turbine – the Apollo. Built-in with a stronger alternator for higher power output, Anti-vibration system to increase power efficiency, and the ability to be customized and upgraded for the future. Exploded View (No inverter, batteries, turbines and solar panels included in this listing) What is the difference in an Apollo Wind Turbine? GreenergyStar’s Apollo Wind Turbine is the most mechanically advanced generator in the market today. It features many upgrades that solves performance issues that our competitors struggle with. It is designed to work with other GreenergyStar branded products such as the SolarWind Hybrid RX charge controller and grid tie inverters to better utilize the renewable energy generated. The following list will summarize its major features: I. Performance Curves The above battery charging power curve is obtained from charging a 12V 100Ah battery bank with our SolarWind Hybrid Charge Controller. (not included in this listing) Blade Features – Color: White – With 60″ swept area when mounted on a 5″ Hub – Incorporates highly efficient, true airfoil – Quiet performance with minimal vibration – Can generate 1000 watts or more depending on PMA efficiency – Manufactured using a precision injection molding process that produces blades of exceptional consistency – Made with new thermoplastic to increase durability – Smoother and more durable than any blades you can find in the market – Adjustable blade degree with included degree adjusters / shims (see picture below) – High resistance to bending (over 150 degrees) What is Nylon 6.6? Nylon is a man made product. On the man made side, you will see primarily three types of thermoplastic. These are polyester, polypropylene, and nylon. Of the three types, nylon is by far the better choice. Nylon is extremely versatile in its applications. It is highly resistant to abrasion and has excellent resilience. Within nylon, there are two groups: nylon 6 and nylon 6.6. Nylon 6.6 is the premium thermoplastic. It is the thermoplastic that is most often specified by professional architects and designers because it provides the flexural strength, low-temperature toughness, UV Resistance and is the most resilient. Nylon 6.6 performs well in many applications such as wind turbine blades, automotive parts, and other fields that get a lot of wear and tear. Nylon 6.6 has additional molecules that give extra strength and the resilience compared to nylon 6. If you still have no idea what Nylon 6.6 is, do a search on google. Adjustable blade degree with included degree adjusters (Shims) Increase/decrease blade angle by installing degree adjuster under the blades “+” on the right side = Increase angle = More Torque, Less Speed “-” on the right side = Decrease angle = Less Torque, More Speed Specification Material Nylon 6.6 + Carbon Fiber (<20%) Length 29 inches Width (base) 6 inches Mounting 6mm bolts Weight (per blade) 340g, 12oz Slip Ring For those who are serious about wind power generation, this is a must have item. Never again will the cable get twisted up. Never again will you have to climb up the ladder and fix the tangles. Get a slip ring today and you can put all of that behind you. Slip Ring Specification: Circuits 3 Voltage 380VAC/DC Maximum Current 75A X3 Rated Current 50A X3 Working Speed 250RPM Temperature -40'C to 100'C Wire Gauge 6AWG Number of bearings 2 Thread M22x1.5 22mm diameter 1.5mm Thread Pitch Features: – High voltage / current carrying capacity – Copper-graphite brushes ensure long life even under extreme load conditions – Quick connector for fast connection to the AC / DC wind turbine *see reference picture below* – Insulated with fiberglass sleeves to protect wires to the wind turbine and make the installation professional and tidy – Easily taken apart for quick maintenance – 2x High Quality Metal Sealed Ball bearing to stabilize axle Exploded View Connection Overview As we can see from the exploded view, the top circuit is color coded Red, the middle circuit is Black and the bottom circuit is Blue. Rotor Apollo Competitor's Pros – 30mm rotor thickness, 150% more compare to competitor's – Stronger Magnetic flux due to thicker rotor, and thus, more Power – Evenly spread magnets decrease magnetic drag – 6 balanced hole to reduce weight – Reduce forces required to start rotor due to less reciprocation mass – Brushless Permanent Magnet Alternator Cons – only 12mm in rotor thickness and thus weaker magnetic flux – Magnets are not evenly spread out (ie: screw at top) – No weight reduction = harder start up Specification Rotor Diameter 77mm Magnet Material Rare Earth Neodymium magnets Number of Magnets 12 Magnet Width (Rotor thickness) 30mm Weight 1.34kg Body Reference picture ONLY. Please refer to listing details on the actual model you are getting. – Bigger body allow fitting of a more powerful alternator than competitor's – Longer body and tail (80cm) allow the Apollo to face wind even if more blades are added while our competitor just spins round and round – High surface area tail, 33cm in height, 30% more surface area will let the turbine stay focus to incoming wind – Installation of 29" blades and capture 50% more wind is now possible Specification Material Aluminum (with coating) Length 80 cm Tail Height 33 cm Tail surface Area 225 cm^2 Blades allowed 6 Hub Pros – 140mm diameter, 10% larger than competitor's – High blade capacity, allow up to 6 to be installed – Covers the entire face plate to eliminate vortex Cons – 125mm in diameter – Only allows 3 blades to be installed – Does not cover face plate completely Specification Material Aluminum (with coating) Diameter 140 mm Capacity 6 Blades Compatibility Air-X, 403, 303 Shaft Diameter for 17mm shaft Disc Thickness 23mm II. Anti-Vibration System Horizontal Pros – Dual Metal ball bearing located at front and rear of rotor – 6.5cm of stabilizing distance to prevent rotor and blades from vibrating – No vibration = Increase in efficiency – Reduction in noise output Cons – 2 bearings placed side by side together – Stabilizing distance effectively shorten to 2cm (69% reduction) – Vibration = Energy wasted – Wasted energy gets converted to Noise and Heat Vertical Pros – Dual Metal ball bearing to prevent vertical vibration – Yaw shaft diameter: 40mm – 3cm of stabilizing distance with 2 bearings – No vibration = Increase in efficiency – Reduction in noise output – One piece design Yaw body provides more stability Cons – Single bearings will not eliminate vertical vibration – Yaw shaft diameter: 35mm – Stabilizing distance effectively shorten to 1.4cm with one bearing (53% reduction) – Vibration will cause bearing to grind on yaw shaft and create a bigger play, which in turn will cause more vibration in a never ending cycle – 2 pieces design Yaw body is less stable III. Anti-Leak System Pros – Unlike rubber, PVC Rings are much more durable will not harden and crack and cause leaks – Bearing are covered and will not rust / leak Cons – Rubber ring will harden after approximately 1 year of use and will start cracking and leaking – Bearing are exposed and will rust / leak IV. Generator Specification Body Material Aluminum Rotor Diameter 152.4cm (60 inches) Starting Wind Speed 3.0m/s (7 mph) Rated Wind Speed 13m/s Survival Wind Speed 45m/s Voltage 12 VAC Rated Power 900W Maximum Power 1000W Weight 9.3kg (20.5 lb) Yaw Body / Tower Mount Inner Diameter 53.3mm, 2.1 inch Recommended Tower (Pipe) Size 1.5 inch schedule 40 pipe Actual Pipe diameter: 48mm (1.9 inch) Recommend adding 2.5mm padding What are included: -1 Apollo Wind Turbine – 6x Blades – Hub with 6 lots – Nose Cone – Screws and Nuts – Degree Adjuster – Allen Key – Instruction Manual Upgrades / Recommendations (not included in this auction) WARNING !!! Rotating blades present the most serious mechanical hazard. The blades may be moving at velocities over 275 miles per hour (440 km/hr). At this speed, the tip of a blade is nearly invisible and can cause serious injury. Under no circumstances should you install the turbine where a person could come in contact with moving rotor blades. The installer of these blades is solely responsible for the use or misuse of these blades. We assume no liability for ANY injuries caused by these products Warranty: We will warrant this unit against any manufacture defects or workmanship for 1 year from the date of purchase. This limited warranty specifically excludes damage caused by improper installation, accident, misuse, abuse, improper storage, or any unauthorized disassembly, repair, or modification.This warranty is not transferable. In the event of a claim against this warranty, the seller's obligation, and the claimant's sole remedy, shall be replacement of the product, repair, or refund of the original purchase price excluding any shipping and handling fees. All shipping and handling fees going both ways are responsible by the buyer. NO OPERATING COST GENERATES ELECTRICITY FROM THE ABUNDANT RESOURCE – SOLAR & WIND Terms & Conditions Bidding this auction means that you agree with the following terms & conditions. All pictures and descriptions are subjected to change without notice. Items may not look exactly the same as the auction shown. We are not responsible for any inadvertent errors. Payment Total payment = winning price + shipping & handling Insufficient payment will be charge extra US$0.50 to compensate the Paypal penalty fees. Shipping & Handling Total shipping = Base S&H + Combine S&H ( for each additional item ) a) Base S&H is the highest shipping cost of the first item. 1. Combine shipments are only available on the condition of a SINGLE PAYMENT. Auctions that are paid separately will NOT be shipped in combo and therefore, they are not qualified for shipping discounts. 2. We ship within 48 hours after payment is received and confirmed. Please allow up to 5-10 BUSINESS DAYS for item(s) with a physical address sending to the 48 states of United States & Canada. For international bidders, the shipping time varies with respect to your location. 3. Bounce backs due to incorrect shipping address will result in setback on deliveries. It is the buyer's responsibility to repay the shipping & handling fees. 4. We are not responsible for any loses or damages resulting from shipping. Return & Refund Policy No refunds after 30 days Shipping & handling & other service fees are NOT refundable All returned items must be in original packing. Items that are used/ damaged/ deformed or altered in any ways will not be accepted. A 20% restocking fee will be charged on all refunded items. E-mails E-mails are usually answered within 2~3 business days in priority order. Spams and mass e-mailing will be deleted without slightest glance. E-mails with virus or anything subjected to hacking are automatically deleted.

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