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I have a problem that my 12v fridge seems to run the battery flat (new batt) after about 1.5 days - was thinking of a solar panel to charge it up as I dont have 240v
Maplins and sunshine solar seem to do a 18 or 20W one which will give 1.2 - 1.5A - will this be enough to extend the use of the fridge another day or 2?
These sell for £140 - 150 - cant afford any more for a bigger one, and thought I'd just be able to stick it in the front window as they are not too large (approx 600x350mm)
any experience of these?
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I have a 20W solar panel and run a MDC65 i get about 2 and a bit days with the fridge. However i typically only get about 0.7A with the solar panel and less if it is cloudy. If you were to get a solar panel you may want to look at mounting as you get more power by getting the angle to the sun right.
 

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Anything less than a 50W panel isnt really going to extend your fridge use.
I have a 55W on the roof and can pretty much leave the fridge on all the time, proveded I'm not using any other electrical items.
 
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