The solar charger is a stackable shield to Arduino compatible platforms, enables adaptive battery power and act as energy harvester for in-field charging. You may use various batteries just to shift up for 5V output, or put on Li-ion battery and solar panel to form an autonomous sensor unit.
Auto adjust charging current according to source capability
Designed for inconstant supply like solar panel
Optimized charging curve for Li-ion batteries
Charging status indicator
0.9-4.2V wide input voltage
5 VDC regulated output
Max 500mA output
Max 87% conversion efficiency
Build-in 1A over current protection
The warnings and wrong operations possible cause dangerous.
|5.3 x 6.9 x 0.16 cm
|Mini USB / JST
|Low power threshold
|Level up efficiency
Pin definition and Rating
1.Stacked setup, put battery between the pin headers, please note the polarity while connecting the wires to the battery jac.
(Red to +, black to -).
2.Solar panel or other energy sources should be connected to PWR1, solar panel Jack.
Energy Source: (4V To 6V output)
5V Solar cell
Regulated Motor output
Rechargeable battery (3.7V To 4.2V)
Regular battery (from 2.8V to 4.2V)
Includes important code snippet. Demo code like :
The projects and application examples.
Bill of Materials (BOM) /parts list
All the components used to produce the product.
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|Solar Charger Shield v1.0
|Initial public release
|May 01, 2010
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How to buy
Here to buy Solar Charger Shield: https://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/solar-charger-shield-p-594.html?cPath=104_107
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