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Re: [nslu2-linux] Re: NSLU2 Power Consumption

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  • tony landen
    i found out why its giving ZERO output :-) checkout this picture (attached). ive had this pane outside for 2 years. it claimed to be an outside model, but
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 29, 2005
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      i found out why its giving ZERO output :-)
      checkout this picture (attached).

      ive had this pane outside for 2 years. it claimed to
      be
      an outside model, but looks like the weather is just
      too
      much for it.

      anyone recommend panels that last?



      --- Kalman Gyorgy <kalmangy@...> wrote:

      > Hello!
      >
      > > reading ZERO watts from the panel (its not covered
      > in
      > > snow :-) ) do you know if the temperature affects
      > > solar output?
      >
      > The efficiency of solar panels is better when they
      > are cold.
      >
      > The photovoltaic effect is based only on the amount
      > of light recevied.
      > So, you may have a lower output in the winter,
      > because the days are darker.
      >
      > I guess, you have some other problem, because even
      > in low light
      > conditions, you shall see some output.
      >
      > Gyuri
      >




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