Maplins - 145watt Solar Panel £280 delivered

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  1. steveclecy

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    Is this good value? Not sure myself. Posted if of any benefit to other Funsters.

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    Mounting kit sold seperately. The reference number they supply does not seem to work.

    Steve
     
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    with lots of 80W panels available £78-100 each I would say no.
     
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    I would say No; check Ebay for all that is required. Panel, control box and cabling. 100 Watt fitted by self for under £150. If you do intend to fit your own; plan route of cable over the roof rathe rthan bringing down and going under the vehicle - so much easier in hindsight. Good output and I feel was good value for money. I now run the alarm from internal batteries so no drain on vehicle battery and they now remian fully charged.
     
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    The materials used to make the panel can vary in efficiency, and thus in price, so low cost might indicate lower efficiency. The best panels to go for are Monocrystalline.
     
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