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1. - SOLAR MAN SOLAR PANELS SPECS / PRICES / INFO -




Welcome to SOLAR MAN'S independant world of solar panels; (Photovoltaics/Modules) (PV/M) section!! If interested in sections difficult to read throughout this website the Solar/Renewable Book could be a good option to purchase, observing that i.e specifications/manuals does not indicate/discuss certain aspects in depth.
CRITICAL ENERGY PRE - PLANNING (NOT HOUSEPLANS/ELECTRICITY BILLS) BEFORE WANTING TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR (THE SUN)/WIND/VARIOUS RENEWABLE SOURCES ETC); The following is how the process leading into quotations (identifying products/types) work at SOLAR MAN;
Preferably before any accurate solar/wind renewable-system quotation can be done; solar panels, charge controller, batteries, inverter etc. please ensure that you have the exact, number of WATTh or AMPh separately (as well as peak load at plugin); (because appliances wattage (''electrical consumption'') differ even if its the same brand etc); (normally these indications are written on the back of appliances in Watt or Amp), and please also make sure you know how long (potentially) you want to use these appliances for e.g: during day/night (how many times ie: in a week etc) in order to identify a suitable system design (small picture above) based on the aformentioned fitting into your specific requirements because everybody does not consume the same amount of electricity (e.g: at once/continues-consumption etc) and solar/renewables must be generated through alternative sources not through fossil fuels which are already generated/made/created/evolutionized.
Example of Pre-Planning: 2, 220 volt LED lights operating @ 10 w/h potensially burning 4 hrs at night (from 18:00-21:00) in the winter and 2 hrs in the summer, everyday/night of the week as well as weekends day/night etc.
The above is of critical importance to consumers if wanting to maintain and manage any solar/renewable system (''BIG/SMALL'') after purchase for longterm sustainability with regards to saving of money, as well as accuracy regarding system design i.e. various voltages identifications etc.
''Solar/(Wind)'' electricity must be generated with the above products within the above small picture in mind, there are other options as well available @ Solar Man, however pre-planning (not only i.e. 'load') is still essential for i.e. savings to take effect. (Sun shined /wind blowed (latter in wind turbine cases) indicates usage (i.e. in relation to charging/discharging rates/ratios etc) which in turn emphasize a lifestyle change, (wind can also be generated as mentioned, however the correct speed/velocity and amount etc is of importance).
The small picture above is for appliances which are made to work off sun energy (or appliances used in an energy saving manner) ie: special fridges, (solar) geysers, stoves etc sold at : Solar Man as explained throughout this SPECIAL EDITION LIMITED PERIOD website.
THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT DISCUSSES THESE ALL AND MORE VISIT NECESSARY SECTION FOR DETAILS!
The above and throughout is of high importance because solar (from nature) must be generated if sun shines its not made through ''efficient''; (however not clean) cheap fossil fuels which damages the planet. e.g escom/eskom from state owned municipalities / noisy AC generators working with e.g/I.E expensive dirty petrol/diesel polluting the planet, (where the latter preplanning is a necessity as well). In cases of normal ''backups'' systems ie. panels/charge (DC-DC) controllers are normally not necessary, batteries are for stoarge if power trips/go out/off.
PS: SOLAR MAN DOES NOT WANT THE ELECTRICITY BILL / ''UNITS'' / USAGE/''LOAD'' WITHIN IT. (E.G UNITS EVERYWHERE ARE NOT CHARGED THE SAME). SOLAR MAN WANT THE EXACT WATTAGE / TOTAL USAGE (NOT HOURLY) TO WORK WITH AS WELL AS PREPLANNING AS IDENTIFIED.
(After identifying electrical usage (not only e.g. 'load-peak' etc) then only products (DIFFERENT ONES DEPENDING ON CONTEXT/S WITH ABOVE PARAGRAPHS IN MIND) can be identified for a succesfull accurate design i.e. regarding system voltage/s: and/power generation in relation to storage/min/max coefficient correlation/s potensial=sustainability E.T.C, because panels normally generates power - storing toward batteries (for reserves) so that usage can take place normally through ''inverter''/inverterS contact us as to why how/connections/installing:db board ETC; (sounds easy however must be understood properly), there is a lot to know and learn technically etc.
THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT ADRESSES THESE AND MORE AS WELL AS HOW TO DO QUOTATIONS, PLANNING/WATTAGE USAGES/TIPS/OTHER BACKUPS, MAINTENANCE/MANAGEMENT OF POWER  ETC IN GREAT DEPTH VISIT NECESSARY SECTION AND INFO THROUGHOUT THIS WEB FOR MORE DETAILS!
ALSO VISIT EXEL CALCULATOR SECTION FOR MORE DETAILS! BEFORE REQUESTING ANY QUOTATION FROM SOLAR PLEASE READ OUR T'S AND C'S:
If any information throughout this website is difficult to read the book ''Solar All About'' is a good option to buy. Stocks are limited grab 1 today!

 

 

 

1. Solar panels at Solar Man (packed in fully recyclable boxes) are TENESOL (FRANCE) IN COLLABORATION WITH SUN POWER TECHNOLOGIES (AMERICA) AND SANYO (AMERICA) FAMOUS BRANDS WITHIN SOLAR: (Between R13 and R24 / watt / (nominal/nomal wattage) V.A.T excl)
We have various ranges of different Solar Panels (Monocrystal and Polycrystalline and / mixed combined/thin films/white and black dymonds) available, ranging from 10 Watt to 240 Watt Output Hourly IF SUN SHINES CONSTANTLY AND DIRECTLY ON THE PANELS with various 12/24 ETC. Specifically formulated to produce Nominal Volt/age Configurative Modulation applied to Direct Current ranges, (special high voltages performance (shvp) as well available). Solar Man sun panels can generate up to 2700 watt/d!
The above mentioned means ie: 235 Watt panels are not; 235 Wh/; (generating different voltages-amps) actually it in engineering terms means; 235 Watt Output (not daily or over a ie: 24hour etc period), and also please dont forget only if sun shines...; so if sun does not shine and electricity must be used get an ie: generator-battery charger or DC/AC alternator etc.  to charge the batteries! (THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT ADRESSES THESE VISIT NECESSARY SECTION ON TOP FOR MORE). Whrs depends on light of the sun.W/d/w/d depends on light of the sun.Wh depends on light from the sun.Wh/d average daily hrs depends on the light from the sun/brightness of the moon!
FOR INFO ON THE ABOVE AND WATTH, TOTAL USAGE, WATT - D WHICH SPECIFICATION MANUALS / SPECS DOES NOT COVER,EXPLAIN OR DISCUSS TOGETHER WITH DIFFERENT USAGE/SUN ''RATINGS'' ETC THE SPECIAL EDITION SOLAR BOOK DISCUSSE THESE AND MORE!
The above is critically important if designing any solar/renewable system/s (it will influence doing a quotation/s) to avoid possible potensial problems. (Contact us today for details ie: actual calculation/s / hour through charge controller with reference to what is written on panels in correlation with batteries and many more e.t.c)!

 

Did you know that enough sunlight falls on the earths surface every hour to meet the entire human races energy demand for an entire year? (In South Africa we only have about -+20 days without sun in a year)! NB A Notion associated with the solar/wind/renewable industry: Watt per hr not guaranteed visit t's and c's for more detail. Our SP'S (Solar Panels) withstands large hail!
Tip/s only from Solar Man normally in winter sun shines less. Wind-turbines are only efficient in very windy areas, however not to strong as well.
Choosing the correct Solar Panels/Fuel Cells, and how many to suit your specific needs can to some people seem complicated, contact SOLAR MAN today!! The longer you wait the less you save!
The sizes of Sanyo Brand HIP (also known as HIT) Series to choose from is high voltage: 73 Volt Open Circuit Voltage and upwards e.t.c. with various start voltages, 205 Watt/hr, 185 Watt and 210 Watt/h or 1470 Wattage output nominal hrs/ E.T.C.
SANYO (TOP 3 IN THE WORLD) SOLAR PANELS WITHSTANDS HEAT UP TO 40 DEGREES CELCUIS WITHOUT ANY VOLTAGE-DC DROP! SANYO THE LARGEST MAKERS OF SOLAR PANELS THIS WORLD HAS EVER SEEN!
The above can sometimes be connected 180 panels in series! Depending on other products specifications as well as related, not excluding outside variables.
 Please click on the left on Prices to make sure of size availability, also applied to all our products, however please contact us
directly. For specifications on Sanyo, Sun -  Power (SP), Tenesol and Juta solar panels various ranges (ie: B/A series class, N Series's etc) scroll down or contact us stocks are travelling by the speed of light: solarman@mwebbiz.co.za
- Solar Man does not sell any 'thin film' / Armophous solar panels/cells seperate. SOLAR MAN has incredible specials on solar panels contact today!SOLAR MAN solar panels has 5 mm glas, surrounding, different than certain other company brands. For batteries used in solar panelling not wind turbining contact us.

 

THE SOLAR PANELS (SP) WE STOCK ARE MADE TO BE OUTSIDE IN THE SUN ETC THEY ARE ALSO DIY MEANING WITH OUR SPECIAL MULTIPURPOSE GLUE IT CAN BE EASILY INSTALLED ON I.E. ROOFS, SO STRUCTURESE.TC ARE NOT NECESSARY!!!
Solar Man sells wire/cable different sizes; (depending on voltage, amp, temperature, distance ETC): normally R19 a meter vat excl, (ferrules/lugs sometimes incl, crimper/type/soldering excl) makes installation easier between panel and charge controller/controllers, and charge controller to batteries! (TIP: When doing panel installations have a ammeter handy; to see ie: AMP/AMP/h or AMPh coming in from panels etc or even battery connectors amp measurement readings between batteries and related! For information on how to connect panels, how to connect batteries; different options... how to calculate losses and related what Maxine technology is, or also when panels can be connected straight on batteries ECT, differences between potensial difference and pressure etc  the book Solar All About has details on all these!
FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED AND WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SOLAR IN GENERAL AND ABOVE INFORMATION;
FOR INFORMATION ON THESE ABOVE THEIR IS LOTS OF EXTRA INFORMATION IN THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT, IE: THICKNESS OF WIRE BETWEEN PANELS AND CONTROLLER/CONTROLLER-BATTERIES, TYPES OF PANELS THAT CAN WORK TOGETHER, TYPES/WHICH TYPES OF BATTERIES CAN WORK TOGETHER ETC INFORMATION ON TURBINES, GENERATORS, ALTERNATORS, BATTERY CHARGERS, FERULES TO CONNECT PANEL WIRES WE AT SOLAR MAN HAVE THEM IN STOCK TO MAKE CONNECTIONS JOININGS MUCH EASIER. TIPS ON HOW AND WHY TO SUSTAIN A SOLAR SYSTEM IE: DUSTING PANELS, SOLAR PRODUCTS VENTILATION ETC.
- For the secrets behind nominal voltages etc  find out in the book! For information on sizes of panels to charge batteries. etc  contact SOLAR MAN! / The solar book discusses; Differences between monocristalline cells and polycristalline.../ High voltage / low voltages (as well as angles of attack/s) which ones fits which applications etc!
Solar Man sells DIY glue as stated to glue (fix all glue) solar panels/sun modules against roofs (this means no holes in roofs, no leakage problems) etc; PRICE SPECIAL: OnLy: R 160 VAT EXCL; THIS IS AN ITEM PRICED TO MOVE!!
For information on solar panel diodes contact us! The solar (sun) solar panels we sell also charges when the moon is bright and the sun is not bright, so when the sun (light) is bright you get extra power! Solar Man stocks a wide rage of solar panels for more information as to which panels will suit your needs contact us, same applies to other products as well.

 

Products Technical Specifications: Click on the following links to view: (Product pictures inside specifications. (Tenesol solar panels are made in France);
Tenesol Solar Panels 235 watt. / 190 watt Tenesol Solar Panels:
190 watt Tenesol Solar Panels.  / Tenesol 140, 150 and 160 watt p1:
Tenesol 140 watt nr 1 / Tenesol solar panels 140, 150, 160 watt p2:

 For information on small solar panels Solar World etc.; specifications etc 10-130 watth/ or watt/h email us @: info@solarm.co.za

The following are only indications; (As from the book SOLAR ALL ABOUT):
We at SOLAR MAN sell the Sanyo (combined monocristalline/polycrystaalline); high voltage brands, that can be classified as 36 v / 48 v... nominal panels because; normally/ sometimes volt under load is between 51 - 59 volt;(17 X 3); also see 12 volt panels, next sentance),and open circuit normally sometimes ie: 74 volt; ie: 37X2... also depending on how its made ie; protrons, neutrons...and the wattage...;VOLT X AMP = WATT! ; FUNDEMANTAL LAW IN PHYSICS, ABOVE AND BESIDES SEEING! The 12 volt panels we sell's voltage under load normally is; 17 volt; so ie: when putting this panel on ie; 12 volt connected batteries it will not charge over 17 volt, depending on potensial difference, joules... same type of prinsiple can sometimes relate to all other fundemental voltages in electricity, depending on context....contact us for more on regulators...!  Open circuit in these type of cases in the sentance above are normally; 21/24 volt nominal etc The 24 volt; (''application voltage'') solar panels we sometimes sell normally has ie: 34-37 volt circuit under load and normally around about 44 volt open circuit, sometimes 29 volt open circuit. (ie; sometimes 37 open circuit voltage and 29 volt circuit under load, or 44 open circuit and between 35 and 36 voltage under load (VOL/Startup V) , please refer to specs for details). We (SOLAR MAN) have Sanyo solar panels open circuit voltage of (VOC), 50.9 VOLT..., for info on optimal functioning of solar system, various definitions of DC solar panels, if more wattage means fatser charging in relation to variables such as volt, amp/combined...email / contact us for more! (For those that are interested the book solar all about covers these technical aspects and more in great detail!). For more information on all our different ranges ie: monocrystalline /mixed..., voltages ie: short circuit and short circuit amp..., optimal function of a solar system..., connecting panels together types/how ect, dont miss out contact here at SOLAR MAN!
(THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT ADRESSES THESE ALL AND MORE VISIT NECCESARY SECTION FOR DETAILS!)A very very quick broad summary of solar panels; 12 nominal dc voltage solar panels called by name normally has: 17 ''VOL''/Vmp, and 21-24 VOC. 24 DC voltage on solar panels called by name sometimes has: ie: 28/29 DC VOL..., and 34-36 VOC DC ETC. For information on IE: diodes ETC and how/why it relates to open voltages of panels, sizes, rate of charge of wind turbines and panels in terms of volt/amps, blocking diodes, when and how to charge batteries directly from panels, sizes, how to calculate how long/fast panel will charge battery through MPPT/regulator.., constant charging rates/where charging starts, against 12/24/48 volt.., facts about operating voltages charging to system voltages... charging discharging rates of battery/s, (more panels meaning certain amount of batteries and vice versa...) when and why to use high wattage relatively low voltage/watt/a panels..., renewables for different purposes... (panels as battery chargers) when to put panels directly on ie: batteries... summer generates more power than winter etc, for facts about high v panels that could just be better than low voltage in series, and what influences rate of charging and why...,temerature affecting power, longivity, repeated over discharge/ing, depending on context...recipies to improve battery design life, why ac battery charger charges until 12 volt and dc chargers until 14.5... / wheather to mix poly/mono crystalline... small panels less wattage better in some cases regarding v/a... and tips to avoid theft..., increase effeciency, posssible potensial problems..., for ie: info on MC interconnect cables/ amp/volt/watt with regards to different batteries depending on ie: series/paralel/mixed combination connections, how/why/if series/paralele/mixed connections influences charging rates, what constitutes to charging rates watt/amp/volts, from panels/controllers vice versa wheather solar panels generate ac/dc or combinations/vice versa.../ volt between controller-batteries/amp between panels-controllers...(panels to heat water differes from panels which generate electricity)... solar panels comes in different sizes and shapes... and much, much more do contact SOLAR MAN! For more information ie: nominal voltages, DC application voltages, VOC, VOL/VMP; (VOC in relation to VOL...)(voltage under load, voltage at peak power)..., (a system to heat water is different from systems generating power..).how many panels can be connected parallele / info on ie: ''low wattage'' panels that are high voltage or vice versa ie: 250 watt against 12 volt... call us! Usage is more important than house plans, the only important aspects is roof space. Please visit SM t's and c's regarding copying.

 

THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT ADRESSES ALL THESE with AND DEFINITIONS THROUGHOUT AND ON THIS WEBSITE IN GREAT DEPTH, BE SMART BUY THIS FANTASTIC BOOK ToDaY!!!
- SOLAR MAN does not sell flexable solar panels. We also sell different-various cable-wire different sizes and types, see pricelist on the left, for product availibility, of all the products. Solar Man's solar panels can be connected in unequal strings of paralell and series combined. SOLAR MAN sells moisture/uv protected solar panels.
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FOR TENESOL ETC SUMMARY OF SOLAR PANELS, DIMENSIONS, SUMMARY SPECIFICATIONS ETC CONTACT US @ SOLAR MAN.
Solar Panel Brands at SOLAR MAN: Sanyo's HIP Series Photovoltic Solar Panels. Sanyo one of the most popular Brand names in the world, and has more kwh / watt!!
SANYO SOLAR PANELS ARE TOP 3 IN THE WORLD BASED ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH FINDINGS/STUDIES!!
GAIA: Think Life And Earth!!; As Well: Tenesol solar panels / Juta solar panels / SP solar panels / Different SM technology solar panels. True/Pure 12 volt/24/36/48 volts! (The Solar Panels are made in Japan, America, France, Asia, and Europe). The Solar Panels comes with an easy installation manuals, together with user/operation/consumer manauls.

 

Please Do Contact Us Directly Regarding All Our Prices And Specials Of
R12 / wattage vat excl!
Please read SM t's and c's regarding selling of wholesale products.

 

Information and features of The Sanyo HIP Series Solar Panels:
The B series features the latest technological improvements including high module output, high voltage, and space savings. HIP Power is the most efficient and competitive cost per kwh panels in the solar market: HIP  (Hetrojunction insintric thin layer), (Also sometimes referred to as HIT) solar cells developed by Sanyo are hybrid solar cells composed of single crystalline silicon wafers! The modules are efficient, while producing more power even at high temperatures. Using HIP Power Solar Panels allows maximum power generation per square foot, reducing the number of solar panels needed. HIT-HIP cells offer superior temperature characteristics, compared to conventional crystalline silicon cells. The result is +-10% (or more) energy produced at higher temperatures compared to standard silicon-based solar panels. All HIP Power Series solar panels guarantee that customers will receive 100% of the nameplate rated power (or more) at the time of purchase. With more kwh/ per rated watt, Sanyos HIP/HIT Power Series solar panels quicken return on investment and are ideal for areas with performance based incentives and renewable energy credits also! Like the HIT/HIP Power N Series, HIT/HIP Power B series modules materials are ideal for heat performance. Also, the HIT Power B series and HIT Power N series have similar frame structures and pre-drilled grounding and mounting holes for easy installation. The HIP Power B series is unique, in its cell design and configuration.
Sanyo solar panels charges when moon is shining! (Quoted by a client through personal experience).

 

Summary of Sanyos (NOW PANASONIC AND GETS IMPORTED (DISTRIBUTED) EXCLUSIVELY AND DIRECTLY BY SOLR MAN AND COMPANY/PARTNERS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN MARKETS AND THE WHOLE OF AFRICA) HIP/HIT Power Series features;
PANASONIC IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING BRAND IN SOUTH AFRICA;
High module output. / High voltage. / Space savings. / Superior performance in hot temperature areas. / Easy installation. / Dual ground hole options. / MC4 locking connectors for added safety. / USE2 cables with more insulation for added safety. / Frame height permitting interchangeable clips. / Static load rating of 60 PSF:
Compact, Strong And Efficient. / Excellence Gauranteed! TOP 3 PANEL IN THE WORLD!
Sanyo HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin layer) solar cells are hybrids of single crystalline silicon surrounded by ultra-thin amorphous silicon layers. As temperatures rise, SANYO HIT solar panels produce more electricity (kWh) than conventional crystalline silicon solar panels at the same temperature.
Sanyos (Panasonic) HIP/HIT Power Series solar panels operate silently and have no moving parts, making them amongst the lightest per watt in the Solar industry. Unique eco-packaging minimizes cardboard packaging waste. In addition, the packing density of the HIP/HIT Power Series solar panels helps reduce transportation, fuel and storage costs per installed watt. The silicon wafers inside HIP/HIT Power Series solar panels are made in California and assembled in Mexico. With Sanyo Solar Panels you will have 30% more Power, (and 0% emmisions) this means that when you buy Sanyo you will get your moneys worth, and buy less for more!
Based on these information on this page Sanyo HIP/HIT Series Solar Panels is one of the best in the world if not the best. Sanyo Solar Panels has a Factory Warranty of 25 Years. Sanyo- PANASONIC solar panels are rated top 3 in the world, (based on scientific long-term (longitudinal) research studies!!! Come and see these wonderfull solar panels on display at our display shop in Pretoria along with all other fascinating products on display VISIT CONTACT US FOR DETAILS!! Panels sold at SOLAR MAN comes with bracketing frames to make installation easy! (When You bulk buy Sanyo Solar Panels from us, we can organize Couriers from our Warehouses to deliver the Sanyo Solar Panels straight to You any where in South Africa)! (TIP: With solar panel structures/frames ensure the correct angle and also how panel stands; preferrably upright, and the quality of the structures/frames are also important!). SOLAR MAN sell glue to glue panels easily against roofs...! We import big and directly so You can save! Jump Now With Affordable Prices On SANYO Solar Panels/solar cells!! Check Price List On The Top Left!!! While Stocks Last!! To order or for more information on ie: Technical Specifications, Prices... on Sanyo and Tenesol etc Solar Panels E-Mail / Contact us at: info@solarm.co.za /+ 27 (0) 12 809 1427 / (For prices visit section on the top/do contact us by dailing directly).
- For information technical specs etc on the excellent (NKHB-5) series E.T.C Sanyo solar panels contact us: @ solarman@mwebbiz.co.za!! For 310 Watt as well as bigger solar panels do contact us! Solar Man's solar panels  can be connected together with reference to different wattages and voltages under load in series to charge volts; keeping in mind sun panels charges volts not amps as mainstream might think, to in general succesfully fill DC batteries.
For more information on Sanyo solar panels please visit section newsletter on this website left, also join our mailing list to keep up to date with special offers, on the top!!. How Solar Normally Works, (please note there are different systems on the market!): Solar panels work from the light of the sun, converting sun into electricity.

For installation guidelines and more on our products contact us, we at Solar Man are here for YOU! Vir installasie inligting en meer kontak ons gerus ons is hier vir JOU !

For information on which panels should be installed together and how, it is very important to understand not all panels can be installed together... Max / min amount of panels and batteries which can be installed in a 12 / 24 /36 /48 volt Dc system, when how/if to have different / seperate charge controllers AC/DC in 1/2 bank of batteries..., various household utilities, benifits of solar, solar evaluation, , for more contact SOLAR MAN to be sure! (The book SOLAR ALL ABOUT adresses these!). Solar panels are generally very strong and can withstand hale etc. For info on ie: Sharp solar panels, Kyocera, Bp... / 90 watt Sanyo solar panels etc. contact us! For info on how ie: panels relate to inverters/controllers to batteries and all vice versa/max voltage connections on/within series/parallele etc the book SOLAR ALL ABOUT adresses these all and more in detail! It important to know some ''big'' houses consumes less energy than some ''small'' houses and vice versa when planning solar do not take ie: everage/big/small into an equation because its not SIZE/SCETCHES which matters it is ELECTRICAL usage, as well as specific usages. Sun energy is free but to generate power is in some cases a bit ''expensive''; (normally if you buy quality) but if its correctly managed it can have longterm savings, contact us for tips TODAY! To green your home contact us tOdAy! Work through us for very good tips and much, much more! The book Solar All About discusses these all and more.

FOR ANY SPECIFICATIONS/INFORMATION etc CONTACT US AT SOLAR MAN!
 Sun Generators and ie: wind turbines can be connected through IE: controllers/same charge controllers e.t.c. contact us for details! 
Solar Panels Voltage Ranches NORMALLY includes. Important in terms of e.g pumps as well. THESE ARE ONLY INDICATIONS important to understand in system sustainabilities:
- As from the special book SOLAR ALL ABOUT:
Nominal modulation:                   12V                  24V                  36V                  48V:
With regards to regulators On TRUE 12 volt max input open circuit will normally be; -+22v..TRUE 24 volt max input open circuit will normally be around +-9 amps on 220 watts etc.
Contact us for anything else on ie; how MPPT controllers work etc.... For info on differences between 6kwh/ (500 amperes) and 1kw per hour contact us, for reasons as to why ie: 37 volt open voltage could be regarded as 48 volt and not 36 volt contact us! How height above  sealevel influences solar panel performances valuable info only from SOLAR MAN!
Next are INDICATIONS on how many electricity/energy some appliances uses calculated using watt: (The following numbers are only estimates, accuracy is not clarified). To put appliances on solar please know/findout the wattages of the applainces (e.g written on them) and how long you plan to use the appliances for; based on that a system design; panels-charge controller-batteries-inverter etc) can be established; (PLEASE REMEMBER SOLAR/RENEWABLES ARE NORMALLY ONLY FOR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES WHICH ARE MADE FOR RENEWABLES /SOLAR (BATTERY POWER WHETHER AC/DC).
PREFERABLY RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES AS IDENTIFIED THROUGHOUT ARE MADE FOR APPLIANCES WHICH ARE ECO FRIENDLY IN NATURE ONLY; THESE ELECTRICAL ARE VERY EFFICIENT EVEN THOUGH WATTAGE IS LESS!.
PLEASE REMEMBER RENEWABLES ARE NORMALLY ONLY FOR APPLIANCES WHICH ARE MADE TO RUN OFF SOLAR/RERNEWABLES (''ECO FRIENDLY''); BATTERY POWER WHETHER DC / AC. HOWEVER ANY ESSENTIAL/NONESSENTIAL APPLIANCES CAN WORK FROM NATURAL RENEWABLE SOURCES ONLY IN ENERGY SAVING WAYS. THE SOLAR BOOK DISCUSSES THESE.
The following are ONLY indications/estimates (so accuracy/reliability/sustainability cannot be guaranteed) rated in output power-wattage /hr or hrs/:/;

Appliance

Est. Watts

 

Appliance

Est. Watts

Coffee pot (10 cup)

1300

VCR

40-70

Coffee pot (4 cup)

650

CD or DVD Player

40

Toaster

800-1500

Stereo

30-100

Cappuccino Maker

1250

Clock Radio

60

Coffee Grinder

120

AM/FM car cassette

8+

Blender

400

Satellite dish

30+

Microwave (600 to 1000 W cooking power)

1100-2000W (elec. consumption)

Vacuum cleaner

300-1100

Waffle iron

1400

Mini Christmas lights (50)

25

Hot plate

1400

Space Heater

1000-1900

Frying pan

1400

Iron

1000

Toaster Oven

1400

Washing machine

990

Blow dryer

900-1500

12" 3 speed table fan

240

Computer
- laptop
- pc & monitor
- printer-inkjet


50-90
200-600
60-80

TV - 25" color (LOW VOLUME)
- 19" color TV or monitor
- 12" b&w
13" color TV/VCR Combo

1000
800

600

-Refrigerator/Freezer

1000

Game Console (X-Box)

200

-Freezer

500-900

-Furnace Fan (1/3hp)

120

General electrical Tools to follow.
RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES AS IDENTIFIED THROUGHOUT ARE MADE FOR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES WHICH ARE ECO FRIENDLY DUE TO SENSITIVITY. THE FOLLOWING ARE NOT NECESSARALY FOR RENEWABLE USES UNLESS USED IN ENERGY SAVING WAYS:
The following output wattages are ONLY indications/estimates, so accuracy/reliablility/sustainability cannot be guaranteed;

Tool/s

Est. Watts

 

Appliance

Est. Watts

Jig Saw

900

1/4" drill

250

Band Saw

1600

3/8" drill

580

Table Saw

1900

1/2" drill

790

6 1/2" circ. saw

1000

Shop Vac  hp

1000

7 1/4" circ. saw

1700+

-Sabre Saw

500

8 1/4" circ. saw

1900

-Portable Grinder

1980

Disc Sander

1500

-Electric Chain Saw 14"

1800

Makita Chop Saw

1850

-Airless Sprayer 1/2 hp/electric blankets

900

Makita Cut Off Saw

1000

-Air Compressor 1 hp

2000

Any electrical appliances can run from renewables / solar but low wattage will result in less money given out on a system which will run more practically! ANONYMOUS.
It is very important to undestand people can go off the AC grid (escom/eskom) totally. For information on appliances performing ideal on 20amp/40 amp etc AC the book Solar All About discusses these and more.
For practical welder / toaster oven solutions contact us!

(ANYTHING CAN BE DONE WITH SOLAR BUT LOW WATTAGE APPLIANCES WILL RESULT IN LESS MONEY GIVEN OUT ON A SYSTEM/S AND THE SYSTEM/S WILL RUN MORE PRACTICALLY).

PLANNING! Before going Solar know what appliances you would like to run off solar; (regarding inverters),(look on the appliances, wattage information will be on there: volt times (X) amp (''MiXeD T0GeThEr'') = wattage)! AND for how long it will be used; (regarding panels etc and / batteries etc). Contact SOLAR MAN to be accurate!
- THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT HELPS WITH THESE VISIT NECESSARY SECTION FOR DETAILS!

 

Visit our solar calculator section on the left of this screen, fill in the exel worksheet, mail it to us in the worksheet, and we will get back to you with a system design, based on your specific requirements!! Because Solar is all about Energy Saving and/or being independant, and keeping the Planet Earth Clean; here are some useful Energy Saving Tips: (Before going solar know what appliances you would like to put on solar/renewable).

 

Some General Energy Saving Lighting Tips For Going Offf Grid:
You will save energy, money and eye strain by lighting your home properly. Follow these guidelines: The wattage of a bulb is not a measure of the amount of light it gives, but rather the energy it uses. For instance, a 100 watt bulb gives 50% more light than four 25 watt bulbs. Fluorescent lamps give five times the light and last up to 10 times as long as ordinary bulbs. Fluorescent lighting is more economical Watt for Watt than incandescent bulbs. They use less energy and can last about 10 times longer. Never confine lighting to one part of the room. Avoid heavy contrast by using lamp shades that direct light both up and down. Try not to install multiple lights (lamps or lighting fixtures) on a single switch. Above all, turn lights off whenever possible because, they use electricity while they burn. Clean your lamps and bulbs regularly, because dirt decreases the amount of light given out. Dimming switches allow you to regulate the light level and reduce electricity consumption to some extent. Use lampshades with a white liner. Liners should be sufficiently dense to hide the bulb but should transmit soft, even light. Use low energy lamps for exterior lighting. Dishwasher energy consumption can be reduced by turning off the dishwasher after the final rinse and before the drying cycle. The clean dishes can then be wiped with a dry cloth. Fill the dishwasher completely before operating. Partial loads waste electricity and water. Short wash cycles, rinse-only cycles, mid-cycle turn-off, and other features are designed for energy conservation as well as convenience. Connect your dishwasher to cold water supply unless otherwise directed. Normally only one wash and one final rinse cycle requires hot water which is heated by an element in the dishwasher. The dishwasher filters must be kept clear of debris. A blocked filter reduces efficiency and wastes energy. Proper loading is important for the dishwasher to work efficiently.Choose a refrigerator of a size based on the needs of your family a refrigerator operates at peak efficiency when filled. Do not overload your fridge, excessive products in your fridge will lower the quality of the food and use more electricity as much as +- 10 - 20% more for each extra product. Do not set freezing temperatures lower than necessary, it wastes as much electricity as excessive heat. Thick frost on chilling panels reduces cooling ability. If you do not have a frost-free model, defrost your refrigerator when frost is between 0,6 to 1,3 cm thick. (Find out more in the book SOLAR ALL ABOUT SOLD AT SOLAR MAN!). Do not open your refrigerator door needlessly.By getting into the habit of removing and replacing several articles at once, you will reduce the loss of cold air.Buy a washing maching which offers a variety of water temperature settings. A front loading washing machine uses less water and costs less to operate even though the purchase price may be higher than a top loader. Use warm and cold water setting as much as possible in order to cut down on energy needed to heat the water.Freezers and refrigerators operate most efficiently when filled to the capacity recommended by the manufacturers. Never forget that only one-tenth of a freezer's capacity should be used for freezing of resh food at any one time. The freezer must work harder to remove heat, and uses more power. Example, 28 litres will store 12,5 to 15 kg of frozen food and will freeze about 1,5 kg of fresh food at a time. (Find out more in the book SOLAR ALL ABOUT SOLD AT SOLAR MAN!).

 

Structural frames/frameworks/mountings/brackets for Solar Panels (Not in stock at the moment): 
(We do sell glue to glue panels and related!): Ideal for putting up Solar Panels (ie: Turning/Lifting towards the Sun, or whatever the case may be as well as related: For information on Solar Panel tracking systems (ie: anti theft devices and related) contact SM.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CRITICAL ENERGY PRE-PLANNING (NOT HOUSE PLANS/ELECTRICITY BILLS) AS EXPLAINED THROUGHOUT THIS WEB-SITE (AS FROM E.G. THE BOOK SOLAR ALL ABOUT) MUST BE IN PLACE BEFORE ANY QUOTATIONS ARE CREATED (LEADING TO THOUROUGH CALCULATIONS). THIS IS A CRITICAL ABSOLUTE ON BEHALF OF CLIENTS/POTENTIAL CLIENTS OF SOLAR MAN IN TERMS OF E.G./I.E. UNNECESSARY TRIPS/VISITS/PHONE-CALLS ETC TO SOLAR MAN AND ASSOCIATED SOLAR MAN GROUP OF COMPANIES.
Please visit t's and c's regarding wholesaling and all/any quotation/s request/s only supplied after preplanning. All quotations will be free for a limited time period only.
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