Solar Mate

    Solar Mate is a lighting kit in a box! Where mains quality lighting is needed in remote locations, such as workshops, stables, summer houses, garden offices, garages, sheds etc Solar Mate is the answer. It will provide light for up to seven hours per 24hour period. Its single 12volt, energy saving bulb is equivalent to a 40watt household light bulb illuminates an area of 16 sq metres.

    Solar Mate

    Technical Specifications

    • 1 x 5W solar panel
    • 1 x Long life bulb (40W equivalent)
      (illuminates an area of 16 sq meters)
    • 1 x Bulb holder/1 x wall switch
    • 5m Cabling and connectors
    • 4 x Roof/wall mountings
    • 1 x Instructions
    • 10 Year Warranty
    • Takes around 1 ½ hours to install
    • No special tools needed
    • Size 315x215x25mm

    This kit has everything you need MINUS the battery. Any standard car or caravan battery is suitable, new or old. We do not offer non-sealed batteries due to the difficulty in shipping and recommend sourcing the battery locally or better still reusing a redundant car battery.

    Solar Mate can be Used
    in a Variety of places.

    • In a stable
    • in a garage
    • in a shed

    Published on April 03, 2010

    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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