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lifestyle:faq_solar_generator [2020/05/20 11:40]
frater_secessus [Charging from solar panels]
lifestyle:faq_solar_generator [2020/05/20 11:40]
frater_secessus [Charging from solar panels]
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-Charging these devices from solar panels will probably be [[electrical:solar:output|slower than you might expect]].   +Charging these devices from solar panels will probably be [[electrical:solar:output|slower than you might expect]]:
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   * in the absence of an [[electrical:solar:charge_controller#mppt|mppt controller]]((sometimes present on higher-end devices)) [[electrical:solar:output#charge_controller_type|panel output will be hamstrung by battery voltage]].  You may see a device listing 60w max input but specifying a 100w panel for use with it, and now you know why.    * in the absence of an [[electrical:solar:charge_controller#mppt|mppt controller]]((sometimes present on higher-end devices)) [[electrical:solar:output#charge_controller_type|panel output will be hamstrung by battery voltage]].  You may see a device listing 60w max input but specifying a 100w panel for use with it, and now you know why. 
lifestyle/faq_solar_generator.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/05 11:17 by frater_secessus