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Amorphous thin film portable solar panels are usually around 8-12% efficiency and therefore require much greater surface area to generate the same amount of power and usually cost more.
Manufacturer's warranty: 12 months
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These portable fold-up panels are high powered solar panels and are intended as an alternative, or supplement, to the solar panels mounted on the roof of your caravan / RV. The SunPower® cells are significantly more high powered than the more common portable amorphous camping panels. If you connect the portable fold-up panels directly to your battery you run the risk of overcharging your battery. They should therefore be connected via a suitable solar controller to charge the battery(ies).
The Controller MUST be connected to the battery BEFORE it is connected to the solar panels. For the efficient charging and proper management of the state of charge of your battery, the solar controller must be located close to your battery. This is why we provide a separate controller.
The older style heavy glass topped and aluminium framed folding panels and some thin film blanket panels often have a solar controller integrated behind, or next to the panel. Such an arrangement is not ideal as the long cable connecting the solar controller to the battery results in up to double the amount of power lost in the cable and reduces the efficiency of the charging process.
Therefore these portable panels are supplied with:
If you prefer to upgrade to a Votronic MPPT Solar Charge controller please let us know.
Delivery costs not included
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