[aprssig] RE: Small Solar Panels
wa7ixk at earthlink.net
Mon Sep 5 16:45:56 CDT 2005
Measured values in Phoenix AZ, clear, windless, low humidity day, sun at
noon Sept 5, panel normal to sun:
Open Circuit Voltage 20.3v 19.7v
Short Circuit Current 104mA 0.42A
Maximum Power at Load 0.98w at 157ohms 3.78w at 44ohms
Dimensions (active) 3.8x11.6" 17.5x11.6"
Efficiency (1000w/m2) 3.5% 2.9%
Sale price $11.99 $39.99
Price per watt $12.24 $10.57
I get 5 watts with two parrelled 5 watt Harbor Ft. panels in S. Nevada.
Can't really charge anything with 5 watts.
May be OK for a AA cell pack.
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