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Hands down the cheapest way to gather the suns energy

Selling This Heliostat

I am not selling this heliostat for general use because it will not holdup over time and you would need to realign it and fix small things as they break. 

that said if you want to work with it let me know 

 

Part list for this Heliostat

 Excel file of the parts list -         HELIOSTAT COST list.xls

 

HELIOSTAT COST        
      PER    
PART# main PCB        
  PC Board - 1/6 $60,    can cost as low as $5 $10.00 1 $10.00  
524461 AMP Modular Jacks, 8 PCB LO 555164-1 $0.67 3 $2.01  
536534 CAP, ceramic Multilayer Capacitor  0.1uF $0.10 2 $0.20  
93737 CAP,RADIAL,22uF,50V,20%  $0.03 1 $0.03  
36169 DIODE,ZENER,1N4742A,12V,1W  $0.07 1 $0.07  
51182 IC,78L05,+5V,TO-92   $0.26 1 $0.26  
1147434 IC,ULN2803A   $0.65 1 $0.65  
  PICAXE, would cost $4 if mircocontroler was used $12.00 1 $12.00  
177957 1N5818  $0.07 1 $0.07  
29912 10k $0.01   $0.01  
108169 22k $0.01   $0.01  
59281CB 180 $0.01 1 $0.01  
        $0.00  
111692 CONNECTOR,D-SUB,ST,9P-M, rs232 $0.65   $0.65  
          $25.97
           
  MOTOR         
  24VDC MOTOR, dirt cheap $6.54 2 $13.08  
  hinge $0.50 2 $1.00  
RSW-28 REED SWITCH $0.45 2 $0.90  
  1/4 20 bolt  $0.33 2 $0.66  
   althread - 36/2 $1.50 1 $1.50  
  rj45 cable $1.50 1 $1.50  
          $18.64
           
  RASP        
524488 AMP Modular Jacks, 8 PCB TOP $0.61 1 $0.61  
  PCB - rasp  $5.00 1 $5.00  
202411 PHOTOCELL,100mW,150VPK,80Kohm,  $0.60 6 $3.60  
168305 rj45 cable $1.50 1 $1.50  
  470 RESISTOR   2    
  magnet $0.50 2 $1.00  
  Alsons #PSB2503 White ADJ Spring Shower Head $1.10 1 $1.10  
          $12.81
           
  MISC        
  MOUSER  24V POWER SUPPLY $4.00 1 $4.00  
222842 rs232 9 pos D-SUB,RECEPTACLE- pc cable $0.56 2 $1.12  
  mirror 30 36 3/16 $40.00 1 $40.00  
  wire 50 feet $5.00 1 $5.00 $45.12
           
  BASE        
  PVC - 3 Coupling $1.30 1 $1.30  
  PVC 3" 5'   $13.00 $6.00 1 $6.00  
  PVC 1" 10'    $2.10 $2.00 1 $2.00  
  pvc T $0.36 1 $0.36  
  PVC 90 $0.25 1 $0.25  
  LAZY SUSAN $3.60 1 $3.60  
  wood $5.00 1 $5.00  
  hinge $1.00 2 $2.00  
          $20.51
  Note:         
           
  TOTAL COST     $128.05