The Sunforce 44444 12-Volt 400-Watt Wind Generator is a wind turbine also a produced by Southwest Windpower based in Flagstaff, Arizona. The manufacturer claims that this wind generator is able to achieve a maximum power of 27 Amps or 400 watts. This wind turbine is almost maintenance free and shuts down automatically once the batteries are fully charged. It could charge batteries or power pumps but it can’t be connected to a grid. It is a great complement to solar energy.
Consistent with our other product reviews, the Sunforce 44444 12-Volt 400-Watt Wind Generator will be evaluated by the respondents from our frequently visited forum. They will share with us their experience of this product and rate it according to its quality and efficiency and give 1-star to 5-star rating being the highest. Our respondents are Carlo, Trisha and Ricky.
About Southwest Windpower
Southwest Windpower was founded in 1987. It manufactures wind turbines and is focused on the production of small, dependable wind generators for charging batteries whether as a stand-alone or as a complement to photovoltaics. It has the expertise, products and technology to satisfy worldwide demand for renewable energy.
– Uses wind to generate power and run your appliances and electronics
– Constructed from lightweight, weatherproof cast aluminum
– Fully integrated regulator that automatically shuts down when the batteries are completely charged
– Maximum power up to 400 watts or 27 Amps
– Measures 15 x 9 x 27 inches (WxHxD)
“The only way you’ll achieve a maximum of 400 watts is a consistent 28 mph wind, which is near impossible anywhere else in the world. The most that I get is around 50 watts for 15mph wind. I rate this with 3 stars” – Carlo
“My husband had this wind turbine connected to an 8.6 volt battery to provide power for my beach cabin which is not connected to a grid. It’s good enough to power the lights in the living room, kitchen and the two bedrooms plus a TV set and a bread toaster. I give this “Sunforce 44444 12-Volt 400-Watt Wind Generator” a 4-star rating. ” – Trisha
“This wind turbine is useless to me. Even on a windy day all I get is 2 Amps. I give this product a 2- star rating.” – Ricky
Our Final Review
From the reaction of our respondents to the ” Sunforce 44444 12-Volt 400- Watt Wind Generator, ” It seems that it has not lived up the manufacturer’s claim when it comes to power output. We rate this wind turbine with only 3-stars.