I’ve mentioned before the importance of having the MintyBoost available during a major power outage last October in New England. This allowed me to have my toys working. But since the outage extended for a long time it was obvious I was going to go through a lot of batteries. Thus, the need to upgrade to the solar version.
Attached is a photo of my finished upgrade. It is quite a neat installation. I love it. Thanks Lady Ada.
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