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Does anyone know what type of solar panel this is?

Hey there, I am currently doing a science experiment using solar panels but I need help identifying what type of panel it is I am using. Example of types of panels include monocrystalline solar panels, polycrystalline solar panels, etc. I haven't found anything like it online so I have resorted to asking the community. Thanks for your time.

 

 

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https://solarmagazine.com/solar-panels/monocrystalline-vs-polycrystalline-solar-panels/

https://quebecsolar.ca/what-is-the-difference-between-monocrystalline-and-polycrystalline-solar-panels/

 

Based on appearance, I'd assume polycrystalline. They are blueish in appearance, compared to black for monocrystalline. Of course, it's difficult to tell without something else to use as a reference. They would also be cheaper (and less efficient), though obviously you can't tell that from an image. If you have a way to measure their efficiency, that might provide another clue.

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-> Moved to Hobby Electronics

 

You can see multiple crystals, so polycrystalline.

 

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Comparison_solar_cell_poly-Si_vs_mono-Si.png

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A black coloured panel is usually monocrystalline whereas a blue coloured panel is polycrystalline. Black panels are better panels, they last longer, produce more electricity compared to its blue counterpart and are also the expensive ones out of the two!!!

 

So, from the image you provided it looks like a 7.4v monocrystalline panel with a ceran wrap on it for minor protection which now is crumbled and looks shiny blue through the camera!

 

I don't know I'm no expert. Just telling you things according to my experience.

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What's the science experiment you're doing?
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