Installing your Solar Panel (USB-C) (2nd Gen)

This article outlines the step-by-step process to install your Solar Panel (USB-C) (2nd Gen).

Choose an install location with the most direct sunlight.

If you are in the Northern Hemisphere, direct your Solar Panel toward the south.

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If you are in the Southern Hemisphere, direct your Solar Panel toward the north.

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Make sure there is nothing blocking sunlight from your Solar Panel.

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Hardware included

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  • Mounting screws
  • Mounting anchors
  • Cable clips

Tools needed

 

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  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Drill (optional)

Screw the bracket to the wall.

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If mounting to brick, concrete or stucco, use wall anchors and 6mm drill.

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Slide the Solar Panel onto the bracket until it clicks into place.

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Loosen the adjustment nut and adjust the positioning as required.
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Tighten the adjustment nut when positioned.
We recommend that the Solar Panel is at a 45 degree angle facing the sun.
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Wrap any spare cable round the cable holder, and clip the cable into one of the cable stops.
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Connect your Solar Panel to your Security Camera, using the USB-C cable.
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Barrel Connector option

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Use the cable clips to secure the cable in place.
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