The Well Watch Solar Power Kit offers a solution to any of our users who choose to operate off the grid, need to monitor in remote locations or don't have easily accessible AC power.
The Well Watch Solar Power Kit offers a solution to any of our users who choose to operate off the grid, need to monitor in remote locations or don't have easily accessible AC power. The system works best with 6 hours of peak sun per day but has enough reserve to operate the Well Watch on continuous logging for over a week with no sun. The log rate can be changed to lengthen the reserve time to last through a few weeks of cloudy weather.
The Solar Power Kit is compact and easily pole mounted with the included mounting bracket system. The enclosures are sealed and weatherproof. For added security they can accept a padlock or tamper seal.
Each kit includes: Solar panel, Die cast enclosure, pole/wall mounting kit with mounting plate, Cable assembly to connect battery to controller, Battery charging controller, 12V battery and Outdoor rated cable assembly to connect solar panel to controller.
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|5320||Well Watch solar power kit, 5-watt||
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|5321||Well Watch solar power kit, 10-watt||
Usually ships in 3-5 days
|5322||Well Watch solar power kit, 30-watt||
Usually ships in 3-5 days
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