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Reply To: Solar Power Voltage Limit

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Shannon Hicks

    “20V-1A” is just the rating of the protection diode on the PC board. When choosing a solar panel for the Mayfly, you should only connect ones that are listed as 6 volt panels, and do not use a 9-volt or 12-volt panel.