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 Solar Cells 

The Plugging into the Sun® flexible solar cell is at the centre of a unique range of renewable energy educational resources and activities.

2QCLEAR

Assembly kits, activities & experiments for 2-Q double cells:

  • model solar car
  • solar cell tests
  • electric circuit investigations, parallel, series, voltage, current, resistance and power
  • rechargable battery maintenance
  • solar electric clock kit
  • solar powered buzzers, bulbs, motors, LED's, electronic circuits and electromagnetism
  • propeller spinners, radio, fan and mini-water pump
  • daylight investigations, movement & inclination of the sun, earth's atmosphere and cloud cover

Triple-Junction Cell Specifications:

DOUBLE CELL LAMINATE

  • NEW CLEAR LAMINATE NOW AVAILABLE
  • thin-film amorphous silicon216mm x 105mm (1mm thick)
  • output 4.2V open circuit - under natural light conditions
  • 3V (stable) and 300mA
  • .9 Watts
  • *figures are accurate to +/- 10%
  • flexible, virtually unbreakable
  • light-weight (50g with pinch terminals)
  • waterproof, high power/weight ratio
  • durable, 20year+ useful life
  • responds to diffuse light [light scattered by cloud cover]
  • pinch terminal connections allows for easy connection to devices

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For older solar car models with the 1-Q PV cells

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