Instapark® NEW All Black 5W Mono-crystalline Solar Panel with 12V Solar Charge Controller

Instapark New All Black 5W Mono-crystalline Solar Panel with 12V Solar Charge Controller review

The Instapark SPCC-5W kit is a high quality kit which can charge RV(recreation vehicles), ATV, marine boats and electronic equipments. The kit is compact and portable.

An automobile’s battery can get depleted if the vehicle is not used for a while, which can lead to malfunction of the engine. When the panel is connected to the RV’s battery, it could protect the battery from depleting.

RATING : 4.2/5

PRICE : $ 32.75

In the box

Instapark 5W solar panel, charge controller, 12.5′ length cable, 12V battery.

Product Specifications

Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 1 inches
Weight: 2.8 pounds
Maximum power voltage : 17.5V
Maximum Power Current: 0.28A
Open circuit voltage : 21.95V
Power tolerance is +/- 3%

Solar panel

The photovoltaics are monocrystalline in nature and has a wattage of 5W. The P.V. panel contains 36 solar cells which are embedded in transparent vinyl acetate behind tempered glass with back sheet ensuring maintenance-free performance. The panels can last upto 25 years unlike amorphous panels which can withstand for only about 5-7 years on continuous usage.

Battery

The kit serves the primary use of charging the 12 V batteries. The batteries can charge RVs, ATV, marine boats and electronic equipments.

Warranty

The Instapark solar panels have a 5-year limited product warranty, which covers the solar panels from defects in materials and workmanship under normal installation, application, use and service conditions. The power warranty guarantees a power output of more than 80% of the minimum peak power as provided within 25 years from the delivery date.

Instapark® NEW All Black 5W Mono-crystalline Solar Panel

Pros

  • The photovoltaics are monocrystalline panels which are efficient and have long lifetime.
  • The panel is well made, compact, sturdy and weather proof.
  • Easy set-up, comes pre-installed.
  • The charge controller works well to avoid the overcharging of the battery.
  • 5 year limited product warranty.

Cons

  • The charge controller is not weather proof  and may suffer rusting in due time.