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Old 07-22-11, 08:46 AM   #1
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Default Best place to buy small (10-40W) PV panels?

Where is the best place to pickup a small 10-40W panel? It seems ebay has the cheapest prices, especially on the small end of the spectrum. But, I haven't done a ton of digging either.

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Old 07-22-11, 12:22 PM   #2
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You tend to pay more per watt for the small PV because the work that goes in to putting together a frame and glass and everything is not reduced much in the smaller form and I know that it's been a problem for years to find small PV for running pumps on solar hot water systems.
I would almost say to contact some installers and see if they have trade show samples or something.
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Old 07-29-11, 02:35 PM   #4
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Old 09-17-11, 11:54 PM   #5
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Cheapest I found so far for small systems/panels:

$50 shipped 10W with controlller: amazon.com/Instapark®-Mono-crystalline-Solar-Charge-Controller/dp/B0038026Y2

$60 shipped for a 20W panel: 320759414251 ebay listing

$180 pick up 45W kit (controller, 3 panels 2 LED lights, wiring) harborfreight.com/45-watt-solar-panel-kit-90599.html

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