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Power two Mayflys on one battery/solar panel?

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    fisherba
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    Is it possible to power two Mayflys on one battery/solar panel? If so, I would appreciate ideas on how to connect them.

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    Shannon Hicks
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    This wouldn’t be possible using the built-in solar chargers on the Mayfly board. But it would be possible to have one separate main 6v-12v battery and solar panel (with appropriate external solar charge controller), and then you could just connect both Mayfly boards to that one battery via the Mayfly’s “External 4-12v” jack. Something like a 6v SLA battery with a small panel and controller would be pretty cheap and would have plenty of capacity to power two (or more) Mayfly boards.

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