SOLAR PANEL MOTOR KIT

Solar Power Module can be included to practically any type of motor kit available at our website. It offers enough power for them to work under direct sunlight; yet the main objective of the solar panel is recharging the batteries. It additionally adds a switch for your motor.

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Printer-friendly assembly instructions in pdf format.


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Read all instructions very closely and also examine the Safety Rules before you start!

Instructions

You may obtain among two slightly different solar panels via the same electrical parameters.

Solder the Schottky diode to the solar panel. Note the polarity of the diode! Thin silver band also depicts the cathode.

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Solder 2 pieces of wire as presented. Tape them to the board.

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Attach the bracket to a solar panel. Assemble the switch on the bracket. Solder the wire from the Schottky diode to the middle allude of the switch and also tape wires to the bracket.

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Double sided tape provided via your kit might not administer permanent adhesion. If you arrangement to usage this solar panel for a lengthy time you might desire to use epoxy glue rather, or more powerful tape such as VHB made by 3M.

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Attach the bracket to the board utilizing consisted of screw, washer and also a nut. If you order the solar panel via the motor kit your board will have a countersunk hole; if you buy it separately you should drill a hole for the screw.

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You might also use double sided tape.Disconnect battery holder positive wire (commonly red) from the motor and solder it to the middle allude of the switch. Solder disassociated motor wire to the lower call of the switch.

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Connect the continuing to be wire from the solar panel to negative wire from the battery holder.

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The solar panel might be supplied with QuikLock motors built from kits #13-14. The connection is basically the same. You will need to drill a hole through the base plate to attach the solar panel.

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You may usage 3 or 4 AA rechargeable batteries. For 3 batteries you need to use a jumper wire in the battery holder. We recommend using NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) batteries; execute not usage Lithium-ion or any type of other expensive batteries.

Here is the electric diagram of the solar panel connection:

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Under direct sunlight all the motors (except conventional) constructed from our kits need to job-related even once there are no batteries.