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Buy Solar Panels on Wish.com? 1000W 50A $30

 
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I believe you have to sign up to wish.com to access the items for sale. Here is the link for one of the many solar panel kits for sale. 1000W solar panel and 50A controller
Here is the description:
The Latest Hot Sales Waterproof and Snowproof Polysilicon 780W 5V/12V Dual Output USB Solar Panel Flexible Monocrystalline Battery Charge with Dual High Efficiency USB Solar Controller(Option) for Home/Outdoor Solar Power Kit
$58
$1,050
Size:
1000W Solar Panel and 50A Controller

Color:
Black
Black
Only 5 left!
Standard Shipping
$12
May 13 - Jul 5
Items are sold and shipped by Dawei FAITYCX FATION MAN WEARING SHOP
Description
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1 solar panel
a pair of alligator clips
1 car charger
1x manual
1 solar charge controller option

Solar panels
Maximum power (Watt): 1000W
Working voltage (Vmp): 18V ± 0.3V
Working current (Imp): 1.6A ± 0.15A
Short circuit current (Isc): 1.8A ± 0.15A
Open circuit voltage (Voc): 20V ± 0.8V
Voltage temperature coefficient: (0.06510±0.15)%/°C
Current temperature coefficient: -(160±10) mA / °C Temperature coefficient Power: -(0.5±0.05)%/°C
Maximum system voltage: 20V
Ambient temperature: -40 ° C ~ 85 ° C
Air resistance: 50psi (2400pascals)
Snow resistance: 113psi (5400pascals)
Item size: about 420 * 280 * 5MM

feature
High efficiency, conversion rate of 35-37%,
Solar panels for flexible surface mounting
Easy to install and easy to install

Maximum solar input:
Balance: 14.2V / 14.4V / 14.6V
Floating point: 13.7V (default, adjustable)
Discharge stop: 10.7V (default)
Discharge reconnect: 12.6V (default, adjustable)
Current consumption: <10mA
Working temperature: -35-60 °C
Colour: Black

What do you think? I actually have a coupon for half off one item up to $100. So it would be $30US plus shipping.


 
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That is neither a 1000W panel or a 780W panel; going by the listed specs for voltage and current it is around a 30W panel, but those might well be lies too.

I wouldn't be buying anything from a seller that lists products this way.
 
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Hi Denise;
D. Nikolls is 100 % correct.
The information given is wrong, badly so.

I've included a photo of the back of a 150 watt 12 volt panel I have here. 18.2 volts and 8.2 amps

Compare the numbers and you will see that what they are selling is not what they are advertising!  
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Be careful what you Wish for, for anything on Wish is a scam. Don't waste your time, money, or consideration.
 
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Thanks! Good to know.
 
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Hold off on solar purchases for a little while if you can. With the price of oil where it is you are going to see amazing deals on solar in the near future. They predict many solar companies won't survive from this  so they need to dump inventory just to stay afloat.
 
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The King Of Random (TKOR) did a video about buying 5 things from WISH you might want to watch before making a decision

 
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It sounds like wishful thinking har har
 
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