Coleman's 18 Watt rigid solar panel battery charger provides up to the 1.2 amps of charging power for your 12 volt batteries. Great for RV's or emergency solar power kits. Connect directly to your battery or through your cars cigarette lighter adapter. It is recommended that you use a charge controller with permanent installations to prevent your battery from overcharging.
Dimensions: (L x W x H) 38" x 13.5" x 1.5" / 96.52 x 34.29 x 3.81 cm
Weight: 10.8 lbs
What types of batteries can my solar charger charge?
All 12 Volt batteries similar to those used in cars, boats, RV’s, motorcycles and personal water craft.
Can I overcharge my battery?
Yes! It is recommended to buy the SunForce 7 Amp charge regulator to not overcharge the battery.
Will the Solar Charger keep my battery fully charged?
The Solar Charger charges your battery with the power of the sun. With a charge controller, it will keep a battery from being over charged.
How long does it take to charge a dead battery?
The Solar Charger produces 1.2 Amps per Hour in full sunlight. Depending on the size of your batteries a 40 Amp Hr battery, at 50%, would take 20 Hrs. By doubling the amount of panels, you would reduce the time needed by Half.
Can I extend the wire?
The 12’ wire can be extended up to a maximum of 27’, without Loss of power or voltage.
How many batteries can I charge using 1 unit?
This Solar Charger is capable of charging a bank of batteries but the charge will be divided. Ensure positive to positive and negative to negative connections to ensure 12Volts.
Can this Solar Charger run my whole house?
No. This panel is best used to recharge 12Volt Batteries.
How can I run 110 Volt appliances with my Solar Chargers?
By using an Inverter connected to a 12 volt battery that Converts DC Power to AC Power.
Is my Solar Charger Weatherproof?
Yes, this panel is fully weatherproofed.
Can I run an appliance directly from my Solar Charger without a battery?
Yes, although the Solar Charger might have inconsistent voltages and will affect running the appliance. It is recommended to charge 12Volt batteries only.