Customize flexible solar panel for Hummer H3 hood

Solar panels are becoming an indispensable part for people in overlanding, but many of the standard solar panels available on the market are not so suitable for mounting on the car’s hood, we received a Shawn’s email about his Hummer H3 hood Demand for custom solar panels. (If you want to buy the stardard solar panels just click link to shop http://www.lensunsolar.com/Flexible-solar-panel/Black-flexible-solar-panel.)

Thanks Shawn’s feedback of the flexible solar panel which we customed for his Hummer H3 hood, and share us his installation pictures.

1. Shawn located in the U.S., El paso, TX, USA, he contacted us this year and asked if we could custom a flexible solar for his Hummer H3’s hood.

“I am looking to install a flexible solar panel on my vehicle and was wondering if you are limited to just squares or rectangles. The dimensions are roughly. 35″ long x 34″ at the top tapering down to 31″ at the bottom. I currently have a 60 watt panel mounted on my roof rack and I want to clear up some space. I would like to keep the panel at about 50-80 watts, if it’s possible to squeeze more that would be awesome. I use it for long overland trips to keep a battery bank charged. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. I can provide better dimensions, just wanted to see if this is feasible for you and also the cost.”

2. As our reqeust he sent us the size of his Hummer H3 hood

3. Our engineer team design the drawing as the size, 75W 18V Flexible Solar Panel

4. Confirm the details with Shawn

Peak power: 75W
Solar cell efficiency: 20-21%
Maximum power voltage: 18V
Maximum power current: 4.16A
Open circuit voltage: 21.24V
Short circuit current: 4.58A
Power allowance range: +/-3%
Maximum system voltage: 500V
Values at standard test conditions: Air Mass – AM1.5, Irradiance – 1000W/m2, Cell Temperature – 25°C

Laminated for weather resistance
Laminated with fiberglass + ETFE + Silicon cell + EVA + Tedlar
Solar cells: Monocrystalline
Dimensions: 780 x 780 x 2.5mm/31 X 31 X 0.01 inches
Back sheet: Black Fiberglass
J-Box: IP 67 rated

Not eyelets, Cable 1.5 meters/5ft

5. Shawn made the payment by Paypal

6. The solar panel finished

7. Shawn shared us his installation details

Shawn “I got the panels today they are great. I posted some on Instagram. Thank you for making these.”

“thanks for the custom panels. After a little trimming it fit perfectly in the hood. Didn’t have full sun today but I was getting 1.98 amps to my batteries with it being overcast. Couldn’t be happier with the end result. I will update this as time goes by. Thanks again!!”

“The panel is held in place with double side 3M tape, I did not put a piece of vinyl down before I placed the panel. It is attached straight to the hood.”

Lensun: Do you want to charge the original battery of the car or second battery? How much AMS is the battery?

Shawn: On the white H3, I have it set up for extended traveling. The buzz word in America right now is overlanding. This panel will keep auxiliary batteries charged and topped off. I have two optima yellow top 34 batteries(two AGM yellow top Optimum 55AH battries.) that run my fridge, and different accessories.

Lensun: Are you satisfied with our solar panels ?

Shawn: So far that are amazing, I am very pleased with them.

Any customize request, just contact us or call us in the following information from Mondays to Fridays.

Contact information
www.lensunsolar.com
Tel:    UK +44 2032875806
US +1 (323) 2845027
China: +86 15759769602
Whatsapp:  +86 15759769602
Skype: lensunsolar
Email: info@lensunsolar.com, lensunsolar@gmail.com

Date: 23th, Dec., 2019

Customize flexible solar panel for Toyota 4Runner hood

We have some customers who bought and installed a Lensun 65w black flexible solar panel on their Toyota 4Runner‘s hood to charge their car battery or 2nd battery.

Why they do not install the solar panel on the roof but on the hood?

Because many people have sunroofs, racks, tents etc on the roof’s. Vehicles hood’s are generally unused wasted space.

After communicating with our customers, we learned that they hope to install a larger solar panel on the hood, but our existing standard models are not suitable, then we decided to custom a  flexible solar panel for their requests.

Accroding our customers gave us the size of the Toyota 4Runner hood, our engineer team design a 100W 22V Flexible Solar Panel. This solar panel will be available in a few days.

Why choose Lensun flexible solar panels for  vehicles’ hood?

1.All Lensun flexible solar panels first layer is ETFE Film, ETFE film has non-adhesive surface properties. Highly stain-resistant and easily gets cleaned by the rain.

The following picture of Lensun 20w and 30w flexible solar panel from our customer Paul, he installed a Lensun 50w flexible solar panel on his Nissan Xterra hood and 20w, 30w on the roof. He said “That’s real world pictures not cleaned just walked out at lunch, and took the pictures you want me to I wash them, they probably not been washed in over 3 months right there”

2. Lensun flexible solar panel is made of the strong black fiberglass back sheet, its more heat-dissipating and heat-resistant than the PET backsheet. Most flexible solar panels on the market use cheap PET backsheets. PET backsheets are not heat-resistant and are easily deformed and bulged.

The following is our customer’s answer why choose Lensun

Paul: “You guys make them all black and they’re a lot stronger not sure what that material is, but it holds up. When driving around winds blowing over it also, I have all these little white dings in the one on the hood still works great, the Renogy one I had on before last at 2 months and it broke on the hood” (Paul has a Renogy 100w foldable solar panel too)

Joey: “Good reviews and good price. Many are overpriced for what you get.”(He installed a Lensun 80w flexible solar panel on his Toyota FJ Curiser hood)

barnardtruffles: “Lensun had the best size, quality, and price of any flexible solar panel on the market. I’d love to try out your foldable panels too. My truck goes to around 6 off road shows a summer and gets so much attention just for the lensun solar on the hood.” (He installed a Lensun 80w flexible solar panel on his Toyota FJ Curiser hood)

Any customize request, just contact us or call us in the following information from Mondays to Fridays.

Contact information
www.lensunsolar.com
Tel:    UK +44 2032875806
US +1 (323) 2845027
China: +86 15759769602
Whatsapp:  +86 15759769602
Skype: lensunsolar
Email: info@lensunsolar.com, lensunsolar@gmail.com

Date: 27th, Nov., 2019

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