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Sunforce Solar Power Kit - 60 Watts, Model# 59050

Item# 16048
This Sunforce 60 Watt solar power ensures that you never have to be without power. Use the power of the sun to run appliances and electronics anywhere, anytime. This kit is ideal for use with cabins, remote and back-up power needs, 12V battery charging, RVs, boats, and much more It can even be used to provide 110V AC power. High efficiency amorphous solar panels feature tempered glass construction and are maintenance-free. Running Watts 60, Power Volts 12/110 AC, Hardwired No, Dimensions L x W x H in. 11 x 44 x 15 1/2, Allows Backfeeding of Power No, Amps 7, Battery Type 12, Electrician Required No, Works With Gas Generator No, Batteries qty. 0, Solar Power Compatible Yes. Included amorphous solar panels work in all weather conditions and are easy to install Built-in blocking diode protects battery discharge at night Solar panels include durable metal mounting stand Kit works with 12V and 110V appliances Completely portable Included 7 Amp Charge Controller provides maintenance-free protection for your batteries and solar panels Protects battery from overcharge and discharge and maintains voltage For use with 12V solar panels and batteries only Handles up to 7 Amps of Array Current and up to 105 Watts of solar power Simple charging light indicates battery is charging, while a green light indicates full battery Included 200 Watt modified sine power Inverter converts 12V battery power to household power providing portable power for AC products Maximum continuous power 200 Watts peak power is 350 Watts Inverter includes 2 AC outlets,12V DC Plug, USB port Inverter overload, short circuit and high voltage/low voltage protection with audible alarm, thermal protection and internal cooling fan
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Customer Reviews for Sunforce Solar Power Kit - 60 Watts, Model# 59050
Review 1 for Sunforce Solar Power Kit - 60 Watts, Model# 59050
Overall Rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5

Mostly a great kit

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January 21, 2014
By Dingus2014
from florida
" First the good: The panels work as described. Solid too. The cable kit is complete and with the test shorting plug ensures you are ready to rock before setting it to work.
Now the bad: The frame stand is junk. Build your own. Placed it on flat level concret to test fit everything and it wobbled and never stayed square, leaning and shifting. The charge controller is too small for this unit. I ended up building my own stand and replaced the small 7a charger with a 12 amp charger. Hooked it up to a pair of marine batts and it worked like a dream. The 200watt sine inverter was so very much too small. A joke really unless you jsut want to charge a phone or flash light.
I am using it to power my work office and except the heater/ac unit it powers a small small fridge, desktop, printer, monitor and charges all the electronics I use. Take the fridge off and I can brew a pot of coffee. (2200w inverter) I also have a back up battery installed for the desktop PC and monitor so I get a warning if the juice gets too low but that has never happened during the day time. Even with out direct light it is adequate! "
Describe Yourself: Professional
+13points
13out of 13found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Sunforce Solar Power Kit - 60 Watts, Model# 59050
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Works great for what it is

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May 7, 2012
By Tellulator
from Burns Flat, OK.
" This solar panel works great and was easy to assemble. The panel is not going to run very many things for its small wattage output but functions as it is suppose to. It is light weight enough and breaks down small enough so it is very portable and storable when not in use. "
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+13points
35out of 57found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Sunforce Solar Power Kit - 60 Watts, Model# 59050
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

Sunforce provides light for dark nights

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October 10, 2011
By theMailman
from North Ridgeville, Ohio
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" All in all, the Sunforce Solar panels worked as intended, charging a UPG battery which was used to illuminate our remote cabin in northern Ontario. It was the first time in our history there, that we had "quiet" light, as opposed to the hiss of lanterns or roar of a generator. When used for just general lighting, this system worked great, although the 200 watt inverter was too weak to start more than 1 cfl 60 watt bulb a time (we upgraded it to a 400). The solar panel's frame is also an item of minor discontent- a few bolts and wing nuts to hold it together, instead of slip joints, would make set up less stressful. "
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+74points
97out of 120found this review helpful.