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A project log for PQ60 - EPS

An Electronic Power System in the PocketQube 60 femtosatellite form factor

Pinski1Pinski1 08/10/2015 at 22:022 Comments

And now for a video log!

Things not mentioned in the video:


gasmark5 wrote 08/14/2015 at 15:26 point

I like the idea of halving the number of MPPTs on the board, however does this mean the solar panels on opposite sides of the satellite are now connected directly in parallel? Is there any additional circuity preventing current flowing from an illuminated panel on one side of the satellite to its partner on the opposite?

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Pinski1 wrote 08/15/2015 at 07:09 point

Not yet, I find documents saying there should be, and others saying there doesn't need to be. I'm planning on doing some experimenting to find out what's the best solution.

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