Hans Mutzbauer
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Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"Hi Meg, despite all of our discussions and differences, I appreciate, and admire the way how you represent Lighting Global here. I think, our "problems" with the IEC standards have three main reasons: After a long and successful way with…"
Sep 20, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Kat Harrison's discussion SolarAid release Guide on new solar light distribution model
"Interesting approach, thank you."
Sep 19, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Kat Harrison's discussion SolarAid release Guide on new solar light distribution model
"Thank you Kat for this interesting information. Do I understand this right - the solar lights were donated, founded by Lighting Africa  to develop the market? That leads me to the question: How many lights were really sold in additrion, paid by…"
Sep 19, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Rolland Zhang's discussion Cheap solar product: 15Wp solar system=USD34.
"Why not present the info here?"
Sep 18, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Jessica Kleinberg's discussion Battery advice for Solar Home Systems
"Jessica, this memory effect is to 90% a myth, coming from NiCd batteries. If theese (sintered) NiCd batteries were not completely discharged before re-charging, the batteries lost capacity. Lead acid based batteries are free from memory effect,…"
Sep 18, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Jessica Kleinberg's discussion Battery advice for Solar Home Systems
"Hi York, sorry, I can not share your opinion. You are right, the chemical reactions are more intense at higher temperatures, however, the for the lifetime of the battery negative reactions (mainly loss of electrlyte) are also more intense. Higher…"
Sep 18, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Yotam Ariel's discussion New Ghana import requirements? -- from October 1st 2014
"Double and triple punishment for those who fight for standards and quality ...... Just make a fancy, coloful and cheap product, do not care for quality and everything is just great."
Sep 16, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Yotam Ariel's discussion New Ghana import requirements? -- from October 1st 2014
"Standards and Quality are imortant. Al we learn (once more) Standards, depending on their handling, are also o good way to make money and to control markets. Every shipment needs to be inspected, every inspection has to be paid, even if the product…"
Sep 16, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"Hi Meg, thanks for the clarification, although you confirm what I never expected: lighting global abandons the policy of open standards in favor of expensive IEC standards. If I read your publication Lighting Global Quality Assurance Framework Past,…"
Sep 16, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Cultural factors influencing lighting needs and system designs?
"In some areas in Africa, people have a light on during all the night to keep the evil ghosts away. This is the reason why we have a low setting with long burn time in or lanterns."
Sep 15, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"Hi Yotam, my post was not adressed to Lighting Global. If you check the homepages of Lighting Africa and Lighting Global e.g. for "Resources" and "Technical Notes" you will find a lot of useful information. It is not a formal…"
Sep 15, 2014
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Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"The list and prices of IEC standards can be found on: http://WebStore.IEC.ch/WebStore/WebStore.nsf/mysearchajax?OpenForm&key=62257&sorting=&start=11&onglet=11 18 publications found for 62257!!! Which customer should buy, read and…"
Sep 14, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"Gunnar, you are right, there are enought technical standards available, possibly too much. If all theese standards would be observed and maintained, we might have perfect quality on the market. However: The standards, not even the basics are…"
Aug 1, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Evan Mills's discussion Lighting Global Expanding Scope to Support Solar Home System Kits
"Yotam, you lost the bet. What exactly was your bet? No matter, I prefer cash. ;-) For me this expansion of Lighting Global services has nothing to do with the market for solar lanterns (pico) it is a logical decission with respect to the demand on…"
Jul 24, 2014
Hans Mutzbauer replied to Sally Bolton's discussion Solar-powered headlamps?
"Hi Rolland, we must see two applications: The use as a woring light on deckHere red light can help to preserve the night vision. In the dark, the eye pupil widens to a maximumto let as much light as possible to the retina = good night vosion.If…"
Jul 9, 2014

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At 12:15am on December 13, 2012, Evan Mills said…

Hello Anil,

Welcome to LuminaNET!

Here are photos I took back in 2006 of a teacher and his chalkboard in one of the Zanzibar schools that was assembling your lamps.  Great to see that you've switched to LED since then!

Evan,
LuminaNET Creator & Moderator

 
 
 

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