Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-02-2013, 12:14 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
Currently Looking...
Tonganoxie , Kansas
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 72
Power Source Solar Generator

I cam across this ad in Mother Earth News for a 1800 watt solar portable generator. Their web site is Solar Generator - Amazing Solar Generator Is Like Having A Secret Power Plant Hidden In Your Home and the company is Solutions from Science.
Anybody know anything about this company or their product. I have been reading a lot about solar here on the forum and other places and am still a electronic idiot. It sounds good, but then what do I know.

TWA640316 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 12:24 PM   #2
4 Rivet Member
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 298
Images: 3
The inverter is 1800 watts, but the solar panel and battery will limit you on
efficiency. It might power your lights, small applicances like a coffee maker as long as you turn it off when it quits brewing, and other low amperage applicances. Definetly not your AC unit and furnace fans.
0557 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-02-2013, 12:54 PM   #3
3 Rivet Member
2000 31' Land Yacht
Fort Erie , Ontario
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 185
It's all in the details, below are the specifications. Note that solar charging is 5 amps max! How to specify your needs? Check solar use in the forum.


- SPECIFICATIONS -----------------------------------
OUTPUT - Output power (maximum) : 1800 W (2900 VA)
Surge power (peak) : 3600 W
Output voltage (nominal) : 120 VAC
Output frequency : 60 Hz +/-1 Hz
Output wave form : Modified sine wave
Transfer switch : 15 A maximum/<80 milliseconds
Surge suppression : Yes
Inverter on : < 0.6 A (battery drain)
(no-load current draw)
Charging time : 15 hours from 120 VAC
12 VOLT DC - Internal battery type : Sealed lead acid, AGM
Internal battery capacity: 60 amp-hours
Internal battery voltage : 12 VDC (nominal)
Low battery alarm : 11.0 V (nominal)
Low battery shutdown : 10.5 V (nominal)
Internal charger
charging current: 5 A DC maximum
DIMENSIONS - 8.5"w x 18.5"h x 10.5"d WT.- 65 lbs.
is.chowa is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.