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Solar Powered Flashlight


Solar Flashlight

  • Features 5 bright white LED emitters
  • Dual (2 x) 3.6cm x 1.5cm solar power panels onboard
  • Internal 600mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Built-in batteries self recharged by solar power
  • Fully recharges in 3 hours under typical sunlight
  • Strap included

SE-03 - $13.95
Solar Flashlight


Solar Powered Turntable


Solar Turntable

  • Lightweight construction
  • 4 solar panels as it's power source
  • Low power consumption
  • 1 oz. capacity
  • It is powered by Solar Panels

SE-04 - $15.95
Solar Turntable


Solar Car


Solar Car

  • No batteries required
  • When the sun shines on the solar panel, the panel makes electricity that turns the motor and the wheels
  • Will also work when close to a strong artificial light source
  • A fun demonstration of solar power

SE-05 - $15.95
Solar Car


Solar Bug


1381 solar engine

  • No batteries required
  • When the sun shines on the solar panel, the panel makes electricity
  • Will also work when close to a strong artificial light source
  • A fun demonstration of solar power

SE-06 - $6.95
Solar Bug


New 1381 - Solar Engine


1381 solar engine
1382 Solar Engine















SE-02 - $19.95
Solar Engine 1381 Kit



The 1381 solar engine kit stores electrical power from the sun. When enough power is stored the circuit dumps the stored electrical power through circuit load, in this case a motor. This kit may also be used with BEAM and Solarbotic style robots. High efficiency 1381 Solar Engine. Basic instructions included on a 1381-based Solar engine, The parts bundle includes:

* 3904
* 2N5060 SCR
* (4) 1000 uF capacitors (or one 4700 uF capacitor)
* SC-01 Solar cell
* DC Solar Motor
* 1381 trigger
* PC Board
* Instructions

Original Solar Engine Kit

solar engine kit

The Solar engine kit stores electrical power from the sun. When enough power is stored the circuit dumps the stored electrical power through circuit load, in this case a motor. This kit may also be used with BEAM style robots or a solar roller.

Construction Article               Manual (PDF 0.5 meg)


SE-01 - $29.95
Solar Engine Kit



Solar Cells (Indoor)

Indoor Solar cell

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SC-01 Datasheet

Soldering Instructions

Item #SC-01 Indoor Solar Cell

The SC-01 Solar cell is made for use under fluorescent lamps. At approximately 200 Lux illumination, at 25 degrees Centigrade, the typical voltage output is 3.0 volts. Open circuit voltage is 4.0 volts. Short circuit current (200 luxs) is 17.0 uA. (note: output current is greater in sunlight)
Operating Temperature -5 to 60 degrees Centigrade.
Size of the Solar cell is 55 mm x 20 mm x 1.1 mm (2.1" x .78" x .04").

SC-01 $2.50
Indoor Solar Cell



Solar Cells (Outdoor)

Outdoor Solar cell

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SC-02 Datasheet

Soldering Instructions

Item #SC-02 Outdoor Solar Cell

The SC-02 Solar cell is made for use under sunlight. The typical voltage output is 3.5 volts. Open circuit voltage is 5.2 volts. Short circuit current is 21.0 mA.
Operating Temperature -5 to 60 degrees Centigrade.
Size of the Solar cell is 55 mm x 29 mm x 1.1 mm (2.1" x .78" x .04").

SC-02 $3.95
Outdoor Solar Cell



Amorphous Solar Panel

SC-03 Solar Cell

Item #SC-03 Amorphous Solar Panel

The SC-03 solar cell provides up to 1.5 Watts of power with a max output of 120 mA. Comes with a 12 Volt Auto Lighter Adapter on a 91" cord. Can be used to charge any mobile 12 volt electronic device with adapter (not included). See Below.

Dimensions:
14-3/4"L x 6-1/2"W x 7/8"H

SC-03 $29.95
Amorphous Solar Panel