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Offline JupiterJoe

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Purpleair solar setup.
« on: June 22, 2020, 07:58:47 PM »
Hey guys, I'm curious if anyone's done a Purpleair sensor run on solar and battery for night. If so, what materials did you use and how is it working out?

Would something like this (panel, controller, and battery) work to run the sensor day and night?
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RZBVTGR/?coliid=I3BHPNSF3M6KUJ&colid=32FJR5U0RL154&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B003S1RQ2S/?coliid=I38ICVFTRU1WQY&colid=32FJR5U0RL154&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

It doesn't seem like the sensor uses too much electricity according to the PurpleAir FAQ post about it, so I'm hoping that something like this would get the job done. "Power draw: The sensor uses 180mA (milliamp), about 1W. We have experimented with a 20Ah battery pack and it kept the sensor running for about four days."

Thank you for any advice!
« Last Edit: June 23, 2020, 02:03:31 PM by JupiterJoe »

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Re: Purpleair solar setup.
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2020, 03:38:01 PM »
Worth posting in the Facebook group. Adrian should be able to confirm his or not.

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Re: Purpleair solar setup.
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2020, 04:47:49 PM »
Worth posting in the Facebook group. Adrian should be able to confirm his or not.

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