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Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby dsquared » 21 Nov 2012 14:00

Name of Company:- Solar2go
Nature of Business:- Manufacturer and Importer of portable solar equipment
Speciality:- Rigid, folding solar panels. Designed particularly for off-road conditions. Available in 80, 100, 150 and 160 watts to suit batteries powering fridge/freezers.
Based in:- Cape Town
Service Area:- Southern Africa
Contact Person:- David Digges (dsquared)
Contact Email:- info@solar2go.co.za
Contact Tel. No:- 083 447 1391
Street Address:- 44 Stella Cove, Stella Road, Montague Gardens, Cape Town
Web Address:- http://www.solar2go.co.za
Please have a look at the website for photos, specs etc
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby dsquared » 10 Dec 2012 18:17

This is the 160 watt, 9 amp/hr model
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Herrie » 10 Dec 2012 18:57

Can you advise us what the prices are?

I'm looking for a regulator for my 80Watt solar panel.
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Tinus lotz » 10 Dec 2012 20:04

Kobus ek het vir jou een kom haal hom net!!!!
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Grant » 10 Dec 2012 20:30

Kobus,

A recomendation. I use a Steca digital regulator that gives me a onscreen display that informs me of what the pannel is pushing into the battery and what I am consuming.

http://www.kgelectric.co.za/controllers ... regulators
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Tinus lotz » 11 Dec 2012 08:49

Herrie
Ek kan vir jou enige een kry so laat weet maar net steca is van die beste
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Herrie » 11 Dec 2012 12:30

Dankie Tinus, ek sal met jou reel. Miskien kan my seun dit by jou optel want hy is in Centurion en hy kom deur na my toe Dinsdag.
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby dsquared » 11 Dec 2012 16:15

Thanks for the enquiry. Prices are:
100 watt - R 4,800
160 watt - R 5,800

These include all components and connectors as well as VAT and delivery anywhere in SA.

The Steca range of regulators are, in my opinion, the best, with the PR 2020 giving you all the info you need. However once one has done the checks a few times it gets quite boring and the price seems more than you need to have paid. I run all the lighting and recharge my cordless tools from 4 x 50 watt panels, PR 2020 regulator and 2 x 105 amp deep cycle batteries. I hardly bother looking at the regulator any more.
The PRS range is excellent, without the LCD display, and you will not need a bigger one than the 1010 (10 amp/hr) given that your panel is 80 watt. This produces a maximum current of about 4.7 amps and therefore a 10 amp regulator is fine. The bottom of the Steca range is the Solsum F and this is also available in 6, 8 and 10 amps. They also are excellent.
Hope this is of use. I supply OW with another range of folding panels and specify them with PRS regulators, having recently changed from TES.
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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby Dolf » 12 Dec 2012 08:03

Julle kan ook gaan kyk vir Sonpaneele op die volgende webwerwe:

www.bushpower.co.za - goeie opsies vir die DIY mense.
www.tvbsolar.co.za

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Re: Portable, Rigid, Folding Solar Panels

Postby ChristoSlang » 12 Dec 2012 12:08

Dolf wrote:Julle kan ook gaan kyk vir Sonpaneele op die volgende webwerwe:

http://www.bushpower.co.za - goeie opsies vir die DIY mense.
http://www.tvbsolar.co.za

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