Solar Charger Shield

Seeed Studio | A-000000-00872
The Solar Charger Shield is a board compatible with many Arduino boards and lets you create a USB or solar power supply circuit for building autonomous robots. DISCONTINUED ARTICLE.
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Solar Charger Shield v2: Generate perpetual motion

Compatible with your Arduino UNO, Leonardo, Seeeduino and Stalker boards, this Seeed Studio shield lets you connect a LiPo battery to your circuit powered from a USB port, or by capturing energy via a solar cell. You can also connect your SLD80227P shield to different batteries between 2.7 and 4.2 V: you will then get an output voltage of 5 V.

Possible projects using the Solar Charger Shield v2:

Once you have installed your shield on your Arduino you will be able, without any prior programming, to power small autonomous robots or small-scale devices: USB light, laptop fans, etc.

Technical specifications of the Solar Charger Shield v2:

  • Compatible with Arduino UNO, Leonardo, Seeeduino Stalker
  • Maximum output voltage: 5 V / 700 mA
  • LED charge indicators (red: charging; green: charged)
  • Battery and cell connectors: 2-pin JST
  • Short-circuit protection
  • Solar cell input voltage: 5 V (solar cell not supplied)
  • LiPo battery not supplied
  • Dimensions: 70 x 57 x 20 mm

Resources for the Solar Charger Shield v2:

A wiki page is available online to help you get started with your SLD80227P Solar Charger Shield v2.

If you want to find out more, take a look at the document below:

CN3083 Li-Ion battery charger data sheet

CN3083 Li-Ion battery charger data sheet

Solar Charger Shield v2 EAGLE files

Solar Charger Shield v2 EAGLE files

Diagrams of the Solar Charger Shield v2

Diagrams of the Solar Charger Shield v2

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