Q. What is the weight of Solarpod?
A. Solarpod : 4.1kg -Solarpod with standard case : 7.1kg - Solarpod with solar case : 8.5kg
Q. Can I plug any solar panels into Solarpod?
A. Yes, any solar panels are acceptable as long as they are 12V with MC4 connectors. We would recommend a 60W foldable panel as an excellent portable solution.
Q. How much time will it take to fully charge Solarpod?
A. Charging from the AC/DC wall charger will take up to 5 hours. If you choose to use the 60W foldable panel it will take 6 hours under ideal weather conditions.
Q. Can Solarpod be charged when the sky is cloudy?
A. Yes, but it will take much longer for a complete charge, and efficiency will be between 10%-30%.
Q. If Solarpod is charged continuously even at full charge, will it be damaged?
A. The battery management system protects the battery against this. You will not damage it after full charge.
Q. Wich devices can be connected to Solarpod?
A. All devices can be connected that have a regular power supply within 400 Watt capacity. You can also connect appliances that have a 5 V USB power connection or a 12 Volt car socket. For more information please view our modified sine wave disclaimer (Cf. Solarpod User manual).
Q. How would I connect two solar panels to Solarpod?
A. Solarpod can be connected to two solar panels, as long as the panels’ power does not exceed 150W. Both solar panels need to be 12V panels. To connect the panels to the Solarpod you will need a splitter (which you can buy from you distributor).
Q. Can Solarpod power up an engine of a car whose battery has drained?
Q. Can Solarpod adapt to different plug sockets?
A. Yes, Solarpod plug sockets can be customised towards market needs.
Q. Is the Solarpod battery hazardeous to health?
A. No, as long as it is not misused.
Q. Does the battery come under Dangerous Goods (DG) classification?
A. Yes, as do all Lithium Batteries.
Q. What is the lifetime span of the battery in Solarpod?
A. More than 1500 cycles (cycle = charge and discharge). At 1500 you will still have up to 85% of performance.
Q. What is the warranty period for Solarpod?
A. One year full replacement warrant.
Q. What is the operating temperature for Solarpod?
A. 0 to 45 degrees Celsius. Efficiency in sub-zero conditions is 60%.
Q. What is the peak load (the maximum of electrical power demand) of Solarpod?
A. 800W for 1 second.
Q. Is there an alarm or indication to indicate loss of power due to battery exhaustion?
A. There will be a depletion of the blue LED lights. If you are on the last LED light and doing something very important you should consider charging it. You can charge and discharge at the same time so you do not need to stop what you are doing.
Q. Do I need a 6A controller for my Solarpod?
A. No, it is already inside the Solarpod.
Q. How do you interpret the battery condition indicator?
A. The blue LED lights show how much charge there is in the Solarpod. Each LED light represents 20% of the full charge.
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