"John G" <Greentest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> I think my signature line may be pertinent.
> Wot's Your Real Problem?
Lots of different problems, but all related to similar goals.
We're moving to a large block of land, and thinking of possibly not
connecting to the grid.
So, solar and wind power into batteries then back out through inverter(s).
Hence my question titled "Switch between power sources".
But, you can't run washing machines from batteries (at least, it doesn't
seem very practical).
So, that's where the generator comes in....
Of course, a few cycles ain't going to matter, but we might be talking 10%
above the appliance's rating (55Hz instead of 50Hz). Hence, my concern and
Pooh Bear said that being under-frequency will tend to burn out things. But
what about over frequency?