We have sold over 1 Megawatt (One Million Watts) of used solar panels to happy customers.
These panels are working perfectly. There were installed on a solar farm, half of which was damaged in a hail storm so the insurance company is paying to replace the whole installation with larger 260W panels. These are the panels which were not damaged in the storm, and are all working 100% and only been installed for a few years. The output on these panels is fine, but some of them have a cosmetic issue called "snail trails" where there are some silver trails across the cells. This does not affect their performance, its purely a cosmetic issue and we have tested them to confirm they are fine. As with all used panels there may be some marks or scratchs from where they were installed and they need cleaning, but their performance is great and they are at an absolute bargain price. These panels have been stored outside for a long period, so will need a wipe down when they arrive with you.
These are great for use as 12V solar panels and an extremely popular size. You can use them with either an MPPT or a cheaper PWM controller.
We have a large batch but they will go quickly at this price.
Maximum Power: 175 watts
Maximum Power Voltage: 23 volts
Open Circuit Voltage: 29.3 Voc
Short-circuit Current: 8.29 amps
Please note these panels do not have MC4 connectors on, and some of their connectors have been cut off when they were removed. We would advise that you purchase MC4 connectors to put onto these panels.
Dimensions (LxWxD): 1334 x 994 x 40 mm
Weight: 17 kg
What are Snail Trails?
They have no effect on output, they are purely a cosmetic issue, and once on your roof who's going to see! When they were removed from the solar farm they were performing to spec and we have tested them to ensure they are not affected by this cosmetic issue. Below are a couple of photos of what some of the cells may look like.
Here's an article from May 18, 2012 by Dr. Alan Xu, Mr. Swee Lim Lee and Dr. Ruijing Han - http://www.onlinetes.com/article/tes0512-solar-industry-snail-trail/
Delivery is usually 1-2 weeks. You will get a dispatch notice and tracking number when you order as it will be booked into the couriers system.
Delivery from £20
First panel £20, each additional panel £6 delivery i.e 3 panels costs £32 delivery.
Delivery service is an economy service that hand delivers fragile items on a weekly round across the UK.
£15 surcharge for Scotland (please allow 2-3 weeks for Scotland).
This is a safer more reliable and cheaper way for you to receive panels and saves on the huge amounts of wasted packing materials.
Or you can collect for FREE from Near Brighton, East Sussex
60A Solar Panel PWM Charge Controller Regulator 12V/24V
Compatible with 1440W(24v) solar panel with dark activated function,
Max current is 60A
1. 1X 60A PWM solar charge controller
2. 1X User's Manual
3. 1X Temp. Sensor
60A Solar Panel Charge Controller 12V/24V + LCD display
Compatible with MAX 1440W Solar Panel 12V/24V Auto Switch;
Timer Intigrated (Lighting function)
SOLAR60 Series controller has the following features:
Solar LCD series a kind of intelligent,
multipurpose solar charge and discharge controller
1, LCD screen display
2, Easy operation interface
3, PWM charging mode
4, Parameter user can reset,
5, A key to open and close the load,
6, A key to restore the factory settings,
7, Battery reverse discharge protection,
8, Battery reverse polarity protection
9, Battery under voltage protection,
10, Overload, short-circuit protection,
11, Automatic temperature compensation function,
12, USB 5V charging (for 500mA) for mobile phone.
Output Voltage: 12V/24V Automatically distinguish voltage
Rated working current:≤60A
Solar panels voltage:≤48V
Full Charge Cut:13.8V/27.6V
Low Voltage Cut:10.7V/21.4V
Zero Load Loses:≤25mA
Low voltage recovery(settable):12.5V/25.0V
Loop pressure drop: ≤160mV
Installable maximum cable:(20mm2)
Working temperature: -10℃~60℃
Storage temperature: -30℃~70℃
Temperature requirement: ≤90％,no condensation
Dimension: 90 mm×188 mm×48 mm
Mounting hole spacing: 60 mm×178 mm --Φ5
Charging mode:PWM mode
Solar panel powe: 720W/12V 1440W/24V