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Solar Lighting Pack March 21, 2008

Posted by Mike O in Idea Specs.

Some of the required components would be: 

Solar panels,  Battery pack, Transformer, LED-based lights, Sufficient wiring for flexible usage.

Some kits exist like this one, but this example lacks adequate power, wattage and likely storage to be effective. 

  • A minimum of 30 watts of solar panels (polycrystalline would be the most durable and cost-effective)
  • At least 6 lights of minimum 2-3 watts each 
  • Battery pack capacity for 5 running hours of all lights when fully charged.


1. siliconsolar08 - May 7, 2008

Good DIY project you got going here. It will be interesting to see your results!

You might find Flexible Solar Panels to be a big help.

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