Use 12V Solar Panel with 12V battery OR 6V Solar Panel with 6V battery. Red comments: WSH/dd . Solar Panel – 6V F&P. - + verify with voltmeter!. Mailbox. Rogue Eng. Voltage Regulator P/N 1950-136 Follow directions to set jumpers for 12V or 6V operation.
6V Solar Panel with 6V battery
Red comments: WSH/dd
Solar Panel – 6V F&P
- + verify with voltmeter!
Rogue Eng. Voltage Regulator P/N 1950-136
Follow directions to set jumpers for 12V or 6V operation
Insulate inside of mailbox with Styrofoam sheeting to protect NIMBUSfrom subzero temps
4-post Terminal block w/straps
Cover terminal strip with tape to prevent shorting system
6V F&P Battery
In line fast-blow 3-5 Amp fuse w/holder
It’s important to wire this one so that it
Mimics a 9V battery, the small male post
Should be the POSITIVE terminal. The wire
Colors will not be correct for standard wiring
2” to ¾” threaded, metal reducer
Mailbox w/voltage regulator, battery, and NIMBUS
1) Not to scale; mailbox elevation to suit observer
2) Most cables can be hidden/buried within posts for added protection
3) Solar panel will get hot in sun. Solar panel must NOT be mounted below or at same height as beehive.
4)Buried cable length less than 20 feet, else consider lightning protection
WFO-PIH/OPL; 9 Jul08/gew