Wafer thin, lightweight, weather-, water- and corrosion-resistant and can mold to a curved surface (up to 4% curvature). These Semi-Flexible Solar Panels are made of high-efficiency monocrystalline solar cells and are strong enough to be walked on. For boats, RVs, camping and emergency backup, these panels can continuously recharge your 12 volt batteries with the power of the sun. Light enough to mount on a window with suction cups, and durable enough to mount permanently outdoors on a range of vehicles. Two-year limited warranty.
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Comments about Rdk Products 50w Semi-flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:
The advertised size of this thing is 20 1/2"W x 29 1/2"L x 1/8"D.
The first thing I did when I got it out of the box is check the size, since that is absolutely critical to getting it into the spot where it has to go. BEWARE: the panel is longer and wider than it says!!!
The width is actually 30 cm, which is close to 29 15/16".
The height is actually 53.8 cm, which is 21 3/16".
And the depth is about 1/8" only on the main flat extent; the connector blob is far thicker than that. So it's bigger in ALL dimensions than was stated on line.
I lucked out; it will still fit on my hatch cover.
One technical detail that I was not expecting: there is only one electrical port for connecting solar panels. I don't know if you can use this thing for multiple panels. The (SHORT) manual is very brief, and is full of typos and punctuation errors and misspellings.
Also, beware of my 3-star rating. I have not used this thing yet. I would have preferred to leave the rating blank, but I was forced to give it a rating in order to communicate the warnings above... an irksome feature of this site.
Service and delivery comments:
* very prompt delivery via Fedex ground. Great.
* arrived in totally pristine condition.