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how can i improve the voltage of my solar power "my voltage is 1.3 volt with probably 10 mA? Answered

Is this possible and is there a circuit raise voltage
PLEASE HELP ME

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Best Answer 6 years ago

A joule thief will do a simple boost of voltage. Worth a try, but if you double the volts, you'll have less than 1/2 the current.

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Josehf Murchison
Josehf Murchison

6 years ago

You can boost the solar power of a solar cell a little with a solar collector.

This will make your solar cells more reliable.

Then you need a voltage multiplier.

At 1.3 volts you will probably need to make one.

Joe

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rickharris
rickharris

6 years ago

You can only raise the voltage at the expense of the current so no overall power gain.

To get more you need:

1 More sunshine

2 More solar cells - in series to boost voltage, in parallel to boost current.

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mohammadsalem94
mohammadsalem94

Answer 6 years ago

thanks. but did you know how to raise the voltage at the expense of the current

?

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mpilchfamily
mpilchfamily

Answer 6 years ago

Look up boost converter. But with only 10mA to work with you won't even be able to boost it to 2V and still have any usable current to power anything more than say a small calculator.