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Offline FreedomTopic starter

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Connecting Solar Cells?
« on: March 19, 2008, 03:52:14 PM »
Hi. Im making a Pummer. (A small robot that sits and blinks a led) and I was wondering how to connect a solar cell to a perf board. And well how to connect a resitor to the solar cell... ???

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Re: Connecting Solar Cells?
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 03:58:44 PM »
we need more details on what you are doing

Using a solar panel to power a timer which flashes an LED
The timer is either a  555 timer chip  or using a capacitor-transistor\
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Re: Connecting Solar Cells?
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 04:56:53 PM »
SOLAR CELLS HAVE A POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CONNECTION JUST LIKE ANY OTHER BATTERY. IT JUST WONT BE AS POWERFUL
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Re: Connecting Solar Cells?
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2008, 06:59:06 PM »
I know that it is postive and negtive. but it says on the back that I have to solder it on...anyways airman im using a capacitor.

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Re: Connecting Solar Cells?
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2008, 04:13:38 PM »
...nevermind.  :D figured it out
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