Dual Axis Solar Tracker


This dual axis solar tracker follows the sun from dawn to dusk and is powered by a PICAXE-20X2 microcontroller. The Picaxe was chosen for device capability, ease of programming and built-in serial communication interface. This project also incorporates a MEMS angular measurement sensor, which combined with the unique tilt-tilt payload platform, allows the solar tracker software to 'learn' the Sun's position over time. This project is fully described in the book 'Build a Solar Tracker' written by M. T. Mruzek
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