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Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby GoldCobra » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:21 pm

Sorry was having issues with it but problem was solved when I noticed I had it backwards
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby techman » Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:28 am

Solar panels in series increases voltage.

Parallel increases current.

To increase voltage and current make sets of series solar panels and then connect them in parallel.
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby GoldCobra » Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:42 pm

Ah Ya I figured it out before the post was approved.

I had the sequence backwards my bad.
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby GoldCobra » Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:43 pm

Thanks techman had it backwards lol.
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby techman » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:08 pm

Happy to help. Please keep us posted on how well this works for you
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby GoldCobra » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:25 pm

Sure. I just have to order some copper wire.
Wondering what kind of wire I should purchase.
I want some good stuff.

I have more cells now, Made two of these panels.
All together it should max out to 300 volts.
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Re: Solar Panel DIY Pathway Lights/Garden Lights Hack

Postby techman » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:18 am

How did your project turn out?
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