Batteries For Solar Sensor Security

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Batteries For Solar Sensor Security

Post by zenobia » Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:09 am

I need to replace battery in our 22 Led Solar Power Rechargeable PIR Motion Sensor Security.
Since I'm not sure what kind of battery to use.
So, I decided to ask it here. Can I use AA solar rechargeable battery there? How long it will take?

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Post by dacflyer » Wed Nov 12, 2014 4:43 am

need more info on the light.. what battery is in it now ?

solar PIR light would need a larger battery i am sure...

i have a home built solar PIR light with 30 watt led, extremely bright..
i'd say it is = to a 100 watt metal halide.

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Post by haklesup » Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:04 pm

you may need to determine the battery chemistry. assuming you are replacing what looks like a AA rechargeable battery, it is probably NiMh as LiIon is very recent in such products and NiCr has been out of favor almost a decade.

However to power 22 LEDs, I think you'll need more than one battery.

Post the model # or a photo or we are just wild guessing here

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Post by zenobia » Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:40 pm

The current battery is powerbase AA NiCd 1.2 v. However, I throw already the previous battery. :sad:

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Post by dacflyer » Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:26 am

for a simple solar garden light such as you describe, i think you can use normal ni-cad batteries.
i see them for about 5-7 dollars at the local hardware stores..2 packs.

sometimes it is cheaper to just buy a new light.

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Re: Batteries For Solar Sensor Security

Post by zenobia » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:13 am

Yeah, it is cheaper than buy new light. Thanks!

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