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2022-03-21 at 6:46 PM #16806
Powering the Mayfly v1.0 and v1.1 from the solar jack only would not be recommended because the power input circuit was not designed to operate that way. The most electrically efficient way is to use the 12v-to-5v converter and connect it to the USB-C jack and then deactivate the USB interface circuitry with the dip switch as explained above. The Mayfly will not operate properly if you only provide power to the solar jack with no 3.7v Lipo connected to the LIPOBATT jack.