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December 30, 2014 AT 5:00 pm

Build A Solar Power Battery Charger #SolarPower


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Build a simple solar power battery charger. via instrucatbles

When I got into electrical circuits and solar power, the first thing I wanted to do was build a little solar powered battery charger. Only I had a heck of a time trying to find a simple and straight forward guide to doing this.

So in this guide I’ll give you a bit of info on solar power and battery charging, as well as show you how to make a solar battery charger for all of $4.

To build a solar battery charger you need several things, as well as have several tools on hand.

Parts
A clear, water-proof container. (Dollar Store tupperware with built in O-Ring)
AA Battery Holder (Radio Shack, also fits AAAs if you’re careful)
One or Two Solar Panels rated 4 Volts or above
Blocking Diode
Tools you need
Soldering Iron
Solder
Tape
Safety Goggles
Some wire

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Full tutorial


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