The 5 watt solar panel is for convenience. It is the Sunforce 5 Watt Solar Battery Trickle Charger.
This is a high-efficiency thin film panel. The panel can charge the batteries in many different conditions. This can be from -37°C to 79°C.
The 5 watt solar panel is a lightweight and compact design.
They supply a plug for your 12 volt accessory hole. Also a set of battery clamps to connect it to your battery when required.
It comes with 4 pre-drilled holes for ease of installation. As well as 4 x Stainless Steel Screws.
There is also a 9.5’ wire which you can extend to the greatest length of 25’ without loss of power.
This is a good piece of equipment. It keeps trickle charging.This 5 watt solar panel is a great piece of equipment.
Maintains batteries of;
Tractors and more.
31.6 x 2 x 31.6 cm
It only maintains. It cannot charge a battery. You will require a proper charger for the charging of a battery.
Connect the panel to your 12-volt socket in your vehicle, or use the battery clamps connecting to the 12-volt battery.
You can put the 5 watt solar panel on the dashboard which works very well. You can also make use of the 4 pre-drilled holes for a more permanent installation.
To ensure optimal power, it is important that the 5 watt solar panel is perpendicular to the sun...
A good idea is to use the holes and screws to mount it on a frame with adjustable legs. Now you can move it with the sun to get more direct exposure and thus more wattage per day.
It is not necessary to use a charge controller because the output is way below 15 watts.
The 5 watt solar battery maintainer is ideal to maintain all 12-volt batteries.
Connect it to act as a trickle charger. It will keep your battery charged and healthy and ready for use.
It sometimes happens that you store your vehicle for a long periods of time. This is a perfect time to use this trickle charger.
Use the 5 watt solar panel for a large number of applications.
The use of this panel is not recommended while your vehicle is in use.
Remember the solar battery maintainer is not a battery charger. It maintains the existing charge and it will offset the normal voltage loss.
With an output as low as 5 watts you do not need a charge controller. A solar battery charge controller is only for panels of 15 watts or greater.
The 5 watt solar panel will never overcharge a 12-volt vehicle battery.
Keep the glass clean by using a clean damp cloth.
This is a good product @ a good price. It will prevent the
frustration of a discharged battery.