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Diy Solar Panels

Marcus Said:

DIY copper black panels leaned against window for solar heat: is there a danger of a lightning strike?

We Answered:

You might want to ground it just in case. Connect a copper wire from the panel to a grounding rod stuck in the ground.

Amy Said:

I am doing a Solar Panel DIY?

We Answered:

Sounds like fun.

A 1-watt panel doesn't need a charge controller, though. In fact, it may take more than 1 watt to power the charge controller. With a low-wattage panel, you can just connect the panel directly to the battery. A 7 amp-hour gel cell (the kind used in burglar alarms) would be good for this purpose. The panel is too small to charge a car battery.

The gel cell should power that inverter, but only for a few minutes. If you want to be more impressive, look for a low power, 12-volt device. An iPod plus a 12-volt car adapter would be an example.

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Solar panel can be DIY? I have never heard about it. Thank you for sharing!