Why all solar panels are secretly LEDs (and all LEDs are secretly solar panels)

Part 2 – explainer video is here: LEDs and solar panels are both made of diodes. A diode is just designed to allow electricity to flow in one direction but because we make them out of semiconductors they can do all these other things. Video produced in cooperation with Merck ( Merck is known as… Continue reading Why all solar panels are secretly LEDs (and all LEDs are secretly solar panels)

Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller

Support me for more videos: Previous video: DIY Power Logger: Facebook: Twitter: In this episode of Electronic Basics I will show you how solar panels are wired up, why bypass and blocking diodes are necessary when working with them and how we can get the most power out of them. At the end I will… Continue reading Electronic Basics #29: Solar Panel & Charge Controller