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Monday, February 9, 2015

My first solar panel purchase

What an exciting day. I made my first purchase for freedom.
 I received these 2 (100 w) Solar panels in the mail today
They were said to be monocrystalline
Here is a video of me un-boxing them. :)
This is a charge controller I won in a drawing from Herbsterplace1 on Youtube.


This is a power inverter I bought a while back.It is only 400 watts. But it will do for now. It was originally purchased to run the pump on the sink in my Kettle corn trailer.

Panel Electrical Characteristics:

  • Maximum Power (Pmax): 100W
  • Maximum Power Voltage (Vmp): 18.00V
  • Maximum Power Current (Imp): 5.56A
  • Open Circuit Voltage (Voc): 21.60V
  • Short Circuit Current (Isc): 6.12A
  • Maximum System Voltage: 1000VDC
  • Dimensions: 40x26.4x1.4 in / 1015x670x35 mm
  • Weight: 16.5 lbs / 7.5 kg
  • Maximum Series Fuse Rating: 15A
  • Nominal Operating Cell Temperature: 77±35 °F / 25±2 °C

2 comments:

Gattina said...

And of course the cat loves the box more than the panel !

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I'm not sure I'm in the correct blog for your most recent entries...
But, I wanted to visit with you and answer your question you left for me...

I'm assuming you were asking about the challenge I have for bloggers at the top of my blog...the initial to find in nature? Mine was the letter "A" made by the tree branches...it's in very plain sight.