Category: Technology

  • 10 reasons our lithium battery solution rules!

    10 reasons our lithium battery solution rules!

    The new lithium batteries for off grid solar absolutely rule the roost. For many reasons: 3x longer lifespan than lead; no maintenance!; 20% higher efficiency (like making your solar system 20% more effective for free); lowest cost of ownership; turns your solar system into a super power solution … and much more. And BobolinkSolar battery…

  • New Yo Power W10 inverter review

    New Yo Power W10 inverter review

    New Yo Power W10 inverter makes a great first impression As most folks know, I’m a big fan of “new.” And Hefei Yo Power Technology has a new “hybrid” inverter. Some of you also know I’ve been waiting for the new hybrid inverters to come out for some time. So what do I think? Yo Power…

  • Using your RedWing BMS

    Using your RedWing BMS

    How to install and use a RedWing BMS Watch the movie! To download click here:  BMSinstallquick This movie shows the install for rev 1 harness along with a RedWing BMS. The harness is now in rev2 with improved plugs. Insertion is now easy and straight forward. RedWing BMS installation instructions for 48v Chevy Volt modules:…

  • October’s news: New BMS and Brad joins the flock

    October’s news: New BMS and Brad joins the flock

    Great news: Brad joins the team! I’m super happy to have met Brad, his wife Mary, and just a few days ago, Basil, their new son. Brad is joining us here at BobolinkSolar to do installs and improve customer response time. When I started this company I hadn’t realized I was doing such a good…

  • Exclusive: Custom PowerWings lithium battery cables

    Exclusive: Custom PowerWings lithium battery cables

    BobolinkSolar is please to announce new custom cabling for our SESS solution Our PowerWings lithium Solar Energy Storage System (SESS) solution just got better. With new, exclusive, custom cabling, we bring stronger, smarter battery management to all our customers. Well. That’s what we’re working at here. Better solutions. Safer, smarter, stronger. Thank you for your…

  • CNBOU inverter first tests

    CNBOU comes out clean We are huge fans of the European inverters. Still, the world’s manufacturing is improving fast. With a real cost difference, we thought it might be a good idea to test one of the Chinese contenders. Introducing the CNBOU inverter test

  • DIY solar guide

    DIY solar guide

    Simplified solar schematic and guide Free quick and easy template for better solar design

  • Free online resources

    Free online resources

    Free online help We’re here to help. The information we provide here at is a free resource. We’ve posted links to useful resources. We’re working to get our information sheets done and online. But it’s work. So keep coming back … we’re adding tips, tricks and neat suppliers every week. Our systems are also good…

  • How much power will I make?

    PVwatts is a fun solar calculator Go to the solar PVwatts calculator now! Want to know how much power your solar array will make? Just check out PVwatts. This NREL sponsored PV calculator will let you calculate your electron gathering capacity anywhere in the world. Check your home. Check your holiday home. Have fun! See…

  • Solar All-In-One: coming when?

    The new class of solar controller / inverter and charger products (CICs)are coming Some of them, like the Victron Quattro have been around for awhile. Though the Victron is technically only an inverter/charger the “multigrid” and “easy solar” are coming soon to North America. So what is this new class of solar device?