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NATURE POWER
5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel

$69.99

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Model # 14996292 | Mfg # 56802
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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.

  • Watts: 5W
  • Maximum Output: 0.280A
  • Dimensions: 7 1/16"W x 11 9/16"L x 1/8"D
  • Panel Type: Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline
  • Panel Material: Silicon
  • Frame Material: Plastic
  • Mounting Hardware: Grommets
  • Warranty: Two years

5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel

Amperage 0.280 Amps
Dimensions 7 1/16" Width x 1/8" Depth x 11 9/16" Length
Material Monocrystalline
Connection Interface 4-in-1 Connector
Type Solar Panel
Voltage 12 Volts DC
Warranty Details Two Years
Wattage 5 Watts

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Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel
 
4.1

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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3.0

Generally Decent first Impression, Let's See If It Survives

By jigray3

from Richmond, VA

About Me Do-It-Yourself

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Adequate Power
  • Clean Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Thin

Cons

  • Fairly expensive per watt
  • Light Duty alligator clips
  • Non-standard cable connections
  • Poor Instructions

Best Uses

  • Marine off season maintenance

Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

What a terrible excuse for an owner's manual. Just pathetic. Unit has a blue LED, which is appreciated, but there is nothing in the instructions that indicates what it means. Seemingly, the LED is on when the panel is getting exposure and creating power. Yet, it's also on when connected to the batteries. No info in the instructions means I can't tell if this is normal or not. I also don't recall reading anything about a diode to block reverse current leakage. No help in the best way to connect multiple banks, or whether it's necessary to disconnect the shore power charger. In addition, the advertising makes a big deal about the fact it's a flexible panel, then there's an insert telling you not to flex it. Which is it guys? It's not rigid, I get it, but don't sell it as something it isn't. Otherwise, the panel is convenient to use, but also very thin and light weight, so it could be easily blown around in windy conditions without the suction cup mounts. Not sure how the suction cups will last for a longer term use like over the winter. If it works as advertised and keeps my 2 batteries with 160 Ah capacity topped off over the winter and into the spring, I'll be happy. Given there are 7 watt options available for less money, The value here is size, thinness, convenience, and some bendability, but you pay for it. This review is just after purchase and install, so no info on long term quality and durability. Looks OK at this point, though the sizing of the cable and alligator clips don't inspire confidence for long therm use. So, at this point I recommend this item, but with reservations.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Product

By Joe

from Jacksonville, Florida

About Me Handyman

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adequate Power

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

    I use this on my Boat and it works great. Keeps the battery in top shape

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy the product agai

    By John boy

    from Sanford flor

    About Me Handyman

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adequate Power
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

        Keep my boat battery fully charge all the time.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Panel

        By Marcelo

        from Argentina

        About Me Do-It-Yourself

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Small Boat

          Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

          Nice equipment for a low price!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          So far so good

          By Mike

          from Nashville, TN

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adequate Power
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Suction Cups Dont Work

          Best Uses

            Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

            It's good for what it costs but the suction cups don't work very well out of the box. I'll probably ending up trying to find a more permanent mounting solution.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Terrific find!

            By Bon

            from Cape Cod, MA

            Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

            My two 12-v batteries drained every time I left my sailboat. I have not found the problem, but I purchased this, plugged it into my cigarette lighter outlet and voilå within an hour I had enough juice to start the engine. Works like a charm.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            good panel bad connectors

            By dan in ct

            from ct

            Pros

            • Panel Works

            Cons

            • Battery Connectors Small
            • thin wires
            • Unique Adaptera

            Best Uses

            • Single Small Battery

            Comments about Nature Power 5W Semi-Flexible Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

            I selected this to maintain my boat battery. Not being able to see the adapters I had thought they would be compatible with other charger type extensions and controllers. These have a single plug type and not the common j-type. Also the battery connectors are tiny and short so that they do not reach my 12 volt battery terminals. I do recommend this type of panel but you will need to use an after market cigarette type adapter to get by with any better means of connection.

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