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Julie
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Yep! Just a bare solar panel (actually 5V) soldered to a microUSB connector. The yellow LED on the Mayfly comes on in sunlight and goes off inside/in deeper shade and the battery charges.

Parts used below:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/1390
https://www.amazon.com/ALLPOWERS-Encapsulated-Battery-Charger-130x150mm/dp/B00CBT8A14/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

I’ll go ahead and order some JST connectors just to be safe. Thanks!