Do-It-Yourself Solar-Powered PC: Live Test

Do-It-Yourself Solar-Powered PC: Live Test

The Solar-PC

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Solar-Powered AMD PC
Power Source:
Energy from Solar Panels:
Energy from Battery:
Uptime:  (mm:hh)
Total Today:
Total Yesterday:
Last Turned On:
Last Shut Down:
Total Uptime Today
Hours of Operation
Time of Day (24-hour format)

Live Camera: The entire PC-setup at a glance together with the monitor.
Hardware Configuration
Processor: AMD Athlon X2 BE-2350 (1.90 GHz), 2x 512 kB
Memory: 2x 1 GB A-DATA DDR2-1066+
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H (AMD 690G)
Hard Drive: 320 GB - Western Digital WD3200AAJS
DVD-ROM: SATA - Samsung SH-D163
Power Supply: Ituner M2-ATX (6 - 28 Volt, 160 Watt)
TFT-Monitor: LG L1900R-BF TFT (18 Zoll, 1280x1024, 4ms, 12 Volt)

Live Camera: The solar-powered PC with its drives and the power supply.
PC Live-Data
Past 2 Hours

Live Camera: The Gigabyte Mainboard with an AMD chipset.
Past 24 Hours

Past Week


This page contains information on the uptime of our solar-powered PC. You can also find detailed information about the PC's status on the live monitors.

If you'd like to go back and start reading about our solar-powered PC project from the beginning, have a look at the articles leading up to our live test:

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  • c911darkwolf
    Something me and my wife were talking about. Solar panels are expensive, but if you make a small investment it will cut down your power bill every month or you can make a large investment go independent and sell excess back to the electric company.