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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
Nice for DIY – Solar Power Panel - 89*57mm (5V 130mA) Reviews

posted by llenchikk on 04/26/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Pros:
Output voltage more than 4.5V at cloudly weather.
Mobile phone shows charging status when connected.
It looks strong and qualitative.
It has compact size.
It has pins for easy soldering.
Cons:
It was not possible to receive the declared current 130mA. The temperature of panel increase at direct sun, and current decrease (need cooling for stable output current).
Other:
Bottomline:
Good for DIY experiments. It can be possible to charge mobile phone, but for a long time.
Max current I can measure was 80mA. For power devices there should be some quantity of panels.

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