PanelsCharge Controller
OwnerMike Domanski
LocationPensacola, Florida United States map
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Vehicle2002 Power Wheel Barbie Car
Motor Series Wound DC
Batteries2, 6.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, Gel
System Voltage12 Volts
ChargerSolar Sun Catcher
PowerLine, Expedition - Solar Charger
25.1 Watts at 2 amps connected to an ETA Engineering
Solar charge regulator. Bungee cord holds in place, and
can easily be connected / disconnected by lighter
Top Speed3 MPH ( 4 KPH)
Range5 Miles ( 8 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity2 Children
Curb Weight40 Pounds (18 Kilograms)
Conversion Time1 hour
Conversion Cost$40
Got tired of my kid always asking me to get out the batteries from the charger. I dug up my old Sun Catcher panels, connected them to the ETA 5 amp charge controller, and in 1 hour, my kid has the only solar charged Barbie car on the block. Virtually unlimited play from this combo, all day long!

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