Folding portable solar panel

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  1. Road Runner

    Road Runner Read Only Funster

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    On my bus they are fix.

    But for the caravan I have a folding 80 watt one. Now the lead is a pain as not long enough sometimes for grabbing the sun in full.

    Now maplins are doing a 3 metre extension leads but I have been told you loose power with longer cables.

    If I add say another 3 metres how much will i lose? Is it enough to be a NO NO?
     
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    an extra 3 mtrs wont make a noticable difference john, as long as the cable is the same size as the original or a bit bigger....it will be milliamps...not amps
     
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    R U @ Peterborough John?
     
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    no...cant make that one john.
    think the next meet will be Misterton next month
     
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    Hope to see you there mate:Wink:
     
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