There are so many considerations to those who prepare for survival. One is the most concerning is water then food. The second after this is security. Having a plan for surviving and having the food storage and resources will not be enough if you’re on your own. If your survival assets are visible, say solar panels, they are easy targets for theft.
WARNING: Do NOT make homemade charge controllers. To avoid potential fire hazard, electric shock or damage to electrical component, use only industry standard charge controllers. This post is for information only.
Here is the scenario, all of my integrated charge controllers have fail. All “ACME” Hardware stores have shut down. I do have rectifier diodes as a backup. I need to route straight 18v DC to my storage units. Since I am using ultra-capacitors and Nickel Iron batteries; my (M1), all I need is a simple charge controller.