SUNPOWER MAXEON 60 FLEXIBLE SOLAR CELLS. These are the BEST cells for DIY panels. Sunpower flexible cells are the EASIEST cells to work with. Sunpower solar cells have the highest.
Are on the back of the cell. More power out of a. Sunpower flexible cells will take So much more abuse before cracking, when you weigh the cost of normal cells and how many you will break VS. I strongly recommend using the Sunpower "Dog bone" tabbing pieces.For use on these cells. If you chose to not use the bones bridging cells can be done with tabbing wire(wider is better) or buss wire.
A rosin flux pen is also highly recommended for easier soldering. I had a real hard time getting any good photo of the scuff marks. 3.34 watts per cell. 5.83 amps per cell. 5" x 5" (125 x 125 mm).36 cells wired in series in your panel will be a 20.6 volt panel at 5.83 amps = 120 watt panel. Cells rated using the STC system the standard. Used in all solar cell and. (Standard Test Conditions) google it. This flat rate is for you.
The cells will be packed in. Wrap inside a box called an. Main photo: 4 fronts, 2 backs, 1 tabbing bone. Photo: Close up showing (-) and (+) sides of the cells + one tabbing bone between them. 3rd photo: I tried to get the skuff to show it is so lite it would not pick it up.5th photo: Tried to get the minor. Mark it but did not show. 6th photo: Part of the front on one cell part of the back. Showing 2 of the 3 contact locations. 7th photo: The backs of 2 cells showing. The tabbing bone will be soldered to each cell. 8th photo: Just the front of a single cell. 9th photo: Just one single tabbing bone. 10th photo: Just 5 cell fronts. NOTE: these cells will make easily on the fronts , do not lay anything on the cells , always use latex or. ALSO I include a 4 page print out with many hints and instructions.
Also a schematic I made for a 36 cell panel made out of 3" x 6" cells this schematic is not made specifically for these cells but it is a great visual aid and will really help understand what your end result will be. The schematic clearly shows the buss wire connections connecting cell string to cell string.
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