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Wed Dec 03, 2014 6:34 pm

Someone posted or advertised fold-able solar panels a few weeks ago :?: :?: :?:
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Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:34 pm

there was "flexible" units advertised a few weeks back.


Allan do you need one for the holidays ?

You are most welcome to use mine and return it after the holidays.
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it is a 60W panel, and folds up nice and SMALL.

I also have a regulator if you need.


60W is "handy", but certainly not enough to be "self-sufficient" for extended periods.

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Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:41 pm

thanks for the offer, i use two 90w rigid panels, but a friend of mine is doing a trip with a Prado and he has a space problem, he is looking for flexible panels to buy
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Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:40 am

Reg so :)

Allan a "space problem" was my exact reason for buying that panel - most expensive school fees of my 4x4 journey to date !!

Cost 7k for the panel, and another 1k for the MPPT regulator.


It works, well it helps, when PARKED for a few days. If you are driving during the day you end up getting to camp too late for the panel to really help ...


PARKED ---- okay, then it may help, but it will barely put put back what the fridge draws. Definately NOT enough Namibia in summer.

Driving 2 to 3 hours per day - invest in a decent dc-dc charger



BEST solution - dc-dc charger WITH an 80W solid panel on a roof rack (easy temp fit to a Prado)




maar ek preek mos nou vir die kerk koor :)

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Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:28 am

Finished installing a 150 Watt last night, but sadly Eskom (sun) went down so I could not test :(
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Thu Dec 04, 2014 10:36 am

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where the pic's Neil??
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Obelix and Dogmatix wrote::ttwwp:

where the pic's Neil??
You post a pics of the "dance" and then I'll post :twisted:
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Thu Dec 04, 2014 1:09 pm

Thunder02 wrote:
Obelix and Dogmatix wrote::ttwwp:

where the pic's Neil??
You post a pics of the "dance" and then I'll post :twisted:
did you stuff up the installation that badly :evil: :evil: :evil:
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