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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: 2020/05/20 08:40 by frater_secessus