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Round Solar Panel Skill Badge - 5V / 40mA

SKU: ADA700

$5.00 AUD, inc GST
$4.55 AUD, exc GST

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Round Solar Panel Skill Badge - 5V / 40mA
5 AUD

SKU: ADA700

$5.00 AUD, inc GST
$4.55 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 107 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Wed, 30th of Aug with Express Post within Australia.
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This skill badge is self-fulfilling! Normally you would get the badge after the project is done, but in this case, the badge can be part of the project! The solar panel is epoxied into a round disc 55mm diameter (about 2.2 inches), its rugged and looks cool besides. Adafruit include a sticky foam pin back you can attach to the back of the panel to mount it onto a backpack, jacket or sash.

Of course, it also is a perfectly functional solar panel. There are 10 slivers of solar cell inside for a 5V rated voltage in sun. The output is about 40mA when in bright sun, less in shade or cloudy weather. You can use this to power small, low power projects with a small low power microcontroller or chip and maybe an LED.

The epoxy coating makes this panel rugged and waterproof on the front. The back has points for soldering. If you want to make this fully waterproof you'll need to dab waterproof epoxy onto the back to cover the solder points once you've attached wires

Technical Details

  • 10 x Polycrystaline solar cells
  • Rated output: 5V @ 40mA
  • 55mm diameter x 3mm thick
  • Solder points on the back
  • Weight: 8.9g
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Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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