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Creating a solar panel out of broken re-used solar cell pieces. I ordered a pack of these from http://siliconsolar.com (3$ for a bagful of them - you ...
this is how the cells can look like when they arrive
When you look at the solar cell, make sure you check voltage between the positive side (the back side which is usually grey) and the negative side (wh...
You need to make sure that all the tiny little lines in the negative side of the cells are interconnected (a way to gather all the electrons from the ...
here's an example of a cell with the conductive pen line on it, linking between the tiny conductive leads on the negative side of the solar cell.
This can get a bit tricky, but once you get the hang of it, can be done fast enough. First, some technical notes: In order to get higher voltage, you ...
This solar array can light an LED when close to the window. (I know... doesn't help much) But it can definitely charge a battery... (instructable stil...
I highly recommend applying a silicon coating to your solar array. The cells are so fragile, and the links can easily detach or move out of place. A t...
Here's what i made.A little Solar Jellyfish. I put a battery and servo motor inside. When there was enough light on it, the object moved its legs up a...
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Question, does the conductive pen have to be silver?Also, how do you connect it to anything electrical?
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