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can a garden solar light power a digital wall clock? Answered





10 years ago

Yes or no. The answer depends on information you haven't provided, and information you may have to search for yourself.

1) What is the voltage and current output of the garden light's solar panel?

2) What is the voltage and current required for the digital clock's board? By this I mean after any transformer/wall-wart (the clock may not be using 120 VAC directly).

3) Does the clock use a local oscillator, or does it use the wall AC's 60 Hz for timing?

The answers to (1) and (2) have to be compatible with one another (the solar panel's voltage and current output must be at least as large as the clock's requirements). The answer to (3) determines whether the clock will keep time or not.