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Notice to all PowerSpout dealers and customers.  No documents are supplied with PowerSpout turbines. All relevant manuals are considered to be part of the product.

In order to prevent confusion and make it easy to determine which documents and videos you need to consult please refer to the links below.  

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 New release information

Imaki Village - Tanna Island - Hydro and PV installation  

EcoInnovation Ltd Greenhouse gas emissions inventory report

PowerSpout PLT Cube Preliminary Information bulletin

SEIAPA install guides for PV, hydro etc - good general advice

Unboxing Documents (2 page vital reminders for each turbine type)

PS PLT unboxing document

PS Cube unboxing document

PS TRG unboxing document

PS LH unboxing document

Installer checklists (6 page summaries for each turbine type)

PS all PLT MPPT GTI installer checklist

PS all PLT direct PWM installer checklist

PS all LH installer checklist

PS all TRG MPPT GTI installer checklist

PS all TRG direct PWM installer checklist

PS all Cube direct PWM installer checklist

PS all Cube MPPT GTI installer checklist

Planning your Powerspout micro-hydro system

PS all Getting Started

PS all Site Assessment Guide

PS all Intake Guide

PS all Turbine Manifold Guide

PS Coanda Intake Selection & Installation Guide

PS all Pipe selection guide

PS all Hydro Design & Calculator Manual April 18

General Powerspout reference documents

PS all Warranty & Terms

PS all Freight Guide

PS all Technical Specifications

PS all PLT and TRG Thread Sizes

Turbine manuals (for user and installer)

PS PLT Install Manual

PS PLT-Cube Install Manual

PS PLT-Cube DIY assembly video

DIY Pelton assembly video

PS TRG Install Manual

PS LH Install Manual Dec

PS LH Unpack Notes Nov

PS LH-mini Install Manual

Technical guides to electrical system design and installation

Basic Power Shed Design Guide

Power Conversion Equipment (PCE) Overview & Selection Guide

Charge Controller Guide

PS Lithium battery guide DIY 

Battery Guide

System Wiring Guide

How to install solar PV cost effectively

PS Higher Voltage Guide

PowerClamp Technical Specifications and Install Guide

PS MPPT Diversion Loads Guide

PS Water Heater Installation Guide 

Guides to MPPT charge controllers by specific manufacturers


PS MPPT Midnite Classic Guide

PS MPPT Midnite Kid Guide

(due for revision with clipper)

PS MPPT Morningstar TS Guide

PS MPPT Outback FM Guide

PS MPPT Tracer Guide

PS MPPT Victron Guide

PS MPPT Studer Variostring Guide

PS MPPT Schneider Guide

PS MPPT Fangpusun 70A MPPT

Guides to hybrid PCE’s

5kVA (parallel stackable) inverter/charger with 60 amp 150V MPPT

5kW (not stackable) inverter/charger with 60 amp 500V MPPT

5kVA Victron Easysolar  with 100 amp 150V MPPT

Operation and maintenance

PS all Logbook

PS all Bearing Care  Guide

PS LH Service Manual

React Pump (formerly SHP-Triplex - rebranded from August 2020)

React Pump Quick Start Guide

React Pump  Install Manual

React Pump Troubleshooting Guide

React Pump Advantages Document

React Pump Installation and service videos  

Economics of Stock Water Reticulation on Hill Country Farms

Clean Water - NZ Government Policy Document

SHP-Diaphragm solar pump documents (obsolete product)

PS SHP Install Manual obsolete product

PHP turbine documents  (obsolete product)

PS PHP Calculator Manual obsolete product

PS PHP Install Manual obsolete product

PS PHP Service Manual obsolete product

PS PHP Advantages Document obsolete product

YouTube PHP Promo Video obsolete product

Dealer only Documents

PS Dealer/Trade how to order  (password locked)

PS Dealer Agreement (password locked)

PS Potential Dealer Introduction Letter and Advice  

Grid Tied Inverter Applications

(Note only Ginlong (Solis) GTI’s are approved for hydro connection)

We advise solis inverters as they are available globally.

PS SMA SB GTI (Grid Tied Inverter) guide

PS GTI Ginlong Voc Box Tests obsolete product

PS GTI Ginlong Solis Mini guide

PS GTI Ginlong Mini Tests

PS GTI Sofar 1100 Tests  obsolete product

PS GTI Dongguan Mini Tests obsolete product

PS GTI Enasolar Setup 5Tv1 obsolete product

PS GTI Enasolar Setup 5Dv1 (MPPT settings for hydro) obsolete product

PS GTI PowerOne Uno Notes obsolete product

PS GTI UK Fit Rules obsolete rules


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DIY applications of Smart Drive

PMA applications of Smart Drives

BLDC applications of Smart Drives

Fisher & Paykel motor technology overview

Our 2004 Smart Drive manual made public

Case Studies and installation notes (PLT, TRG and LH)

PS PLT Case Study 1 (off-grid) April 14

PS PLT Case Study 2 (off-grid) March 15

PS PLT Case Study 3 (off-grid) March 15

PS PLT Case Study 4 (off-grid) Dec 15

PS PLT Case Study 5 (grid-tied) April 16

PS PLT Case Study 6 (off-grid) Inchbonnie Hydro Power Station Jan 17

PS PLT case study 7 (off-grid) with Victron 250V MPPT  June 17

PS PLT case study 8 (grid-tied) with enasolar - Totara Valley test site

PLT PLT installation notes 9 (off-grid) with Victron PCE Dec18

PS PLT case study 10 (off-grid) 7kW Remote Nepal Village

PS TRG Case Study 1 (grid-tied) July 13

PS LH Case Study 1 (grid-tied) April 14

PS LH Westflight Case Study (grid-tied) April 17

PS Visit notes to TRG site in Laos 18


PS Powerpoint for 60 people delegation to our NZ plant

Elemental - Renewable energy projects

PS PowerPoint Presentation.pptx

PS PowerPoint All Energy Baby Hydro.pptx

PS PowerPoint Laos visit University lecture.pptx

Automatic Valves

PS TRG Automatic real world example June 17

PS TRG Automatic Valves Sept 15

GreaseMax Documents

PS Greasemax Install Manual

PS Greasemax Technical Notes

PS Greasemax Safety Data Sheet

General Articles

Article Homepower 146

Article Hydro Myths Homepower 147

Article Smart Drive History

Article Vanuatu Minigrid Case Study

Article Industrial PowerSpout Applications

Article People of Besi

Article Vanuatu PowerSpout Thesis

PowerSpout turbines used with pumps

PowerSpout turbines used with pumps Jan 18

PowerSpout Environmental

PS PLT Footprint Summary Report Nov 09

PS PLT Footprint Report Nov 09

PowerSpout Compliance

PS all Conformity C-tick Declaration Sept 13

PS all Conformity EMC Report 3 FCC July 13

PS all Conformity EMC CE Test Report 2 July 13

PS all Conformity EMC CE Test Report 1 July 13

PS all Conformity FCC Declaration Aug 13

PS all Conformity EC Declaration Aug 13

Homepower magazine hydro articles

Interview with Michael Lawley from 2012

YouTube Videos


PLT client videos (some good some bad):

Older PLT videos for our earlier turbine




Smart Drive & General Interest: