Testing out one of the cheapest solar panels on ebay with MC4 connectors

Testing out one of the cheapest solar panels on ebay with MC4 connectors
£39.48

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/50W-12V-Semi-Flexible-Solar-Panel-Battery-Charger-Kit-With-30A-Controller/383041594806?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

25 Comments

  1. Tollymaster on March 5, 2021 at 10:29 pm

    This panel is also very good https://youtu.be/pBcxkVHpVFo

  2. Owen Salisbury on March 5, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    I just paid £20 for 60 watts folding panel on ebay.

  3. STAN . DUP on March 5, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    get them on ebay for as little as £24 now with the controller

  4. J R on March 5, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Its got to come off……✅ 😂😂😂😂 👍👍👍👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🤪

  5. Jeferson Lucio on March 5, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    What does a controller like that understands as "float charge"? Mine(model identical to yours) would start upping the voltage at the start of the charge(early morning, 6 AM), than, as it gets to 14.4v(midday), it will keep it there until the end of the day(6 PM), even if I don’t discharge the battery during the night, and even as the battery is pulling less than 200mAh of current from the charger. Shouldn’t the charger go to "float charge" and try to keep my battery stable, from 13.0v to 13.7v (adjustable), when it is no longer getting usable current from the charger? Isn’t that the dictionary definition of "float charge"? Ps: My inverter only turns itself on at 6 PM, so it can’t be blamed for any "current leak", all the power produced by the solar panel during the day hours has only the battery as its consumer.

  6. SED05L on March 5, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    wow this was rubbish, where was the TESTING?

  7. Tony V on March 5, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    The bird is louder than you. You sound like you are just mumbling…smh

  8. RESTAGE on March 5, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    First conection to Battery and
    2 Connect the solar panel .

  9. Zephod Beeblebrox on March 5, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    That PWM controller is $10 of garbage. Get yourself a good MPPT controller.

  10. Owen Salisbury on March 5, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    Need about 200 watt or 300 watt solar panel to run fridge with inverter.

  11. Manuel Michaca on March 5, 2021 at 10:50 pm

    Thanks for the video. I just got one similar to that, so it was a relief to see it work

  12. 1ce5oul on March 5, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    So what is the result of the "test" ? It does something? Not very helpfull!

  13. Alabama Outdoors44 on March 5, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    Brand of kit and $$

  14. SHAPE CUTTER BECKY McCLEAN-MADDISON on March 5, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Can you do a video to show how to set the limits to stop over powering the battery

  15. ngentotsemua on March 5, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    The controller has pretty shitty efficiency, buy a cheap MPPT board like CN3722 or BQ24650 and you’re golden

  16. Sandor Levai on March 5, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    🐦🐦🐦🐦🐦 🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🥰🥰🥰🥰

  17. Mistymirror Curtis on March 5, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Hello Mark I have just fitted a controller the same and my USB out isn’t working ! Are they just automatically on with power or is there a secret to switching them on ? I’ve read the instructions and have set up everything right as far as I know. But I cant see anything to do with the USB. Can you help many thanks in advance. Richard From the New forest.

  18. The Romulus Society on March 5, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Very Informative Mate. Thank You Kindly.

  19. Peter Murphy on March 5, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Thanks for the video. I’ve just bought a second hand 100W panel and am gathering up the other bits and pieces. You’d said you could run a laptop but I was thinking of even trying to plug my washing machine (on cold wash) into the inverter. It says online that would be about 250 watt hours so I’m guessing a medium deep cycle battery could do that. Would you agree that would be feasible once or twice as an experiment?

  20. 2310phil on March 5, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    price gone up to £55.88 now

  21. Franks Bmw Motorcycle Touring & Adventures on March 5, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    12.7 to 12.8 is .01 volt not 1 volt. lol

  22. Chris Needham on March 5, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    Nice piece of kit and not a bad price 🍷🍺👍

  23. HIGH HAT on March 5, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    Would this double the run time of a 50w portable sound system powered by a 12v battery like yours?, sorry that sentence is a bit of a mouthful

  24. Belgian Carp Team on March 5, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    Product not found.
    i see the same product on AliExpress.

  25. Owen Salisbury on March 5, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Volts × Amp = Watts.

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