Solar News

Solar Toasting

3 January 2012
Categories: Electricity | Appliances
black and white sketch of toaster

If you wish to run a toaster on a solar system, you may want to look around for a low power one to keep your inverter size as low as possible.

Big W are currently selling a 700 Watt unit (Abode KT1600G) for $7.95. Our technician Ray tried it out - it drew 31.5 Amps on the DC side of his inverter. It took 2 minutes and 20 seconds on setting 4 (which makes the toast reasonably crisp) for his wholemeal toast. That is about 30 Wh per toasting which is a very modest amount of power.

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We install solar systems in Northern NSW and Southern QLD.


QLD:
Gold Coast (from Coolangatta to Southport), Nerang and Hinterland (Beaudesert) and out West (Warwick, Stanthorpe, Killarney)


NSW:
Northern NSW (Tweed Heads to Yamba, including Evans Head, Byron Bay and Ballina); the Far North Coast Hinterland (Grafton via Lismore to Murwillumbah) and out West (Casino to Tenterfield, including Drake and Tabulam, as well as Woodenbong and Bonalbo)

For larger system we also go up to Brisbane or down to Coffs Harbour and even Glen Innes. Other places by arrangement.