Full mAh capacity range of NiMH (the good chemistry) rechargeable batteries for Solar Lights are now available!
Solar lights for the home and garden come with pre-installed, pre-charged batteries from most (safe to say, all) manufacturers when you buy them online or directly at stores. What many people don't realize is that these rechargeable batteries will eventually run their course and lose all of their effective capacity after about 2 years of nightly use. These solar light batteries are almost always r...
CES 2016: Solar Powered Gadgets of the Future.
by Maria Juniper, Contributing Editor The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a prominent global electronics and technology focused trade show that takes place every year in Las Vegas. Held in January each year, it is known for introducing the latest technology trends and most innovative electronics. This year, solar energy was at the forefront with a huge variety of tech that uti...
Holiday Gift Guide: Solar Tech for your Home, Kids, and the Outdoors.
by Maria Juniper, Contributing Editor The gift that keeps on giving has never been greener, and the time to buy one for your friend or loved one is quickly approaching. This year for the holidays, instead of giving some trite piece of clothing or kitchen appliance, try looking for the perfect gifts for those eco-friendly friends who wants to help benefit the environment, or perhaps for a family...
The Benefits of Floatovoltaics.
by Maria Juniper, Contributing Editor Now that most governments, environmental organizations, scientists and even the Catholic Church have agreed on the need to combat climate change, innovative solutions are being sought in many quarters. The old ways of doing things simply won't cut it now that we're aware of the harmful effects of traditional means of power generation, such as the burning of...
Solar light batteries come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
We have received many inquiries regarding the various sizes of rechargeable batteries for solar lights. There are a few reasons why manufacturers choose one size over the other. They are as follows: Compact size means a smaller battery compartment and overall smaller solar light for the customer. Chemistry choice will determine the Voltage output for like-sized batteries. Commonly used...

Solar Spot Lights – How Are You Dealing With a Power Outage?

Posted By: Your Solar Link Team on July 10, 2010 in Latest Technology, Solar News - Comments: 1 Comment »

Solar spot lights like this one rely on energy from the sun to charge their batteries and provide light throughout the night. This means that there is no need to tap into the electrical grid for these lights to operate. The solar spot lights will work consistently, even if the whole neighborhood is dealing with a power outage.

Solar Spot Light
Plastic Solar Spot Light (4 Super Bright LEDs).
Image by Your Solar Link.

Solar spot lights efficiently use energy stored in the rechargeable batteries when it uses multiple LEDs. In this case, 4 ultra-bright LEDs provide bright and effective lighting.

These Ultra Bright Solar Spot Lights can be used to light up many different features of a landscape at night. You can create an interesting focus by putting light on an appealing tree or a flowerpot. Another practical application would be to increase visibility along the exterior walls of a home, driveway or a walkway.

Solar Spot Light
Plastic Solar Spot Light (4 Super Bright LEDs).
Image by Your Solar Link.

All solar spot light models are adjustable in their positioning. It could be directed up, down or forward, and at different angles around the post. All you have to do is to turn the wing-nut to secure its position.

Even on cloudy days your solar lights will charge, but it is always best to choose the sunniest location for your spotlight to get the most charge from the sun. Typically, the charge will last throughout the night. Your solar light will also turn on and off automatically every day.

Solar Spot Lights can also be used as a low voltage substitution to your existing outdoor lighting. At www.yoursolarlink.com, you can check out our Solar Calculator for your energy bill savings when you decide to replace your existing electrical spot lights with solar spot lights.

In the video below you can see it in a night setting. The 4 LED bulbs create an effective and sufficient directional beam.

The more LEDs a solar light has (it can be as much as 6, 10 or more LEDs), the sooner the rechargeable batteries will get used up for the night. This means that you could get fewer hours of a more intense light. But for this particular solar spot light, a perfect balance is achieved. The design gives the brightest light output with the longest duration throughout the night. And its LED bulbs never burn out.

These solar spot lights is corrosion and water resistant, so it’s safe to leave outside during all weather conditions. Each light is 6.5 by 7 inches square and 18 inches tall. They also come equipped with 3 Nickel Cadmium AA batteries and are ready to go right out of the box.

What Lights Your Pathway?

Posted By: Your Solar Link Team on June 26, 2010 in Latest Technology, Solar News - Comments: No Comments »

Today more and more people discard the idea of using standard electric lights and are exploring the possibilities of using economical and eco friendly solar lighting solutions.

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The Solar Path Lights. Image by Your Solar Link.

Path solar lights are an excellent choice for lighting paths, walkways, driveway perimeters or other regions around your home and in your landscape. They are often used in multiples to guide the way along a set of stairs or a dark walk.
Video below is showcasing the Stainless Steel Conical Path Lights. They are sold in sets of 2 at Your Solar Link’s website.

These solar path lights are 5 and a half inches in diameter and 14 inches high.
To get the most benefit from the sun, try to position your solar lights in a sunny place. The fixtures turn on and off automatically for your safety and convenience. This also allows you to “store” the electrical charge for a special event and ensure the longest possible run time.

A solar panel that collects sun energy during the day is located on the top of the light fixture. This highly efficient solar panel collects enough energy during the day to provide 8 to 10 hours of free light during the night. This Stainless Steel Solar Light set uses 2 ultra-bright LEDs for maximum light output and minimum battery usage. It comes with 1 rechargeable Ni-Cd AA battery. The lights are safe and water and corrosion resistant.
No wiring is required to install your Solar Light set, no need to call an electrician, just stick the ground stakes in and they are ready to go!

Have a look at them in a night setting (video). These solar path lights emit a soothing glow and softly light up flowers and shrubbery surrounding them. They release just enough light to guide you along a path or accentuate the beauty of your garden.
Solar path lights fall into the category of solar accent lighting and are designed to mark a place. You can use them exclusively or to compliment other types of outdoor lighting. Perhaps somewhere where you don’t need extremely bright (like a solar spot light), but want something subtle, producing just the right amount of light.

This Stainless Steel Solar Path Light set is an excellent savings not only because you can buy it at a lower price from www.yoursolarlink.com, but also because you get free, clean and renewable solar energy while using them.

Happy Earth Day! Grab Your Solar Coupon Here.

Posted By: Your Solar Link Team on April 22, 2010 in Solar News - Comments: No Comments »

Happy Earth Day!
Celebrate our Earth Day with alternative energy sources!
Today we offer 10% OFF on any of our Solar Powered Products. Just use this coupon number at checkout: f1fe2471c3
This offer will last through May 31st, 2010.
Don’t forget to recycle!

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Solar Coupon for the Earth Day. Use the code above at checkout.

Outdoor Lighting – Solar Motion Sensor Light.

Posted By: K.Kohlwes on January 15, 2010 in Solar News - Comments: 18 Comments »

When it comes to outdoor lighting we have a vast number of options available to light up our houses, depending on our needs and desires. With the current energy crises in mind, some of us became intrigued by the idea of free energy for outdoor solar lights. But are outdoor solar lights good enough to replace our current and conveniently available electrical lights?

Solar Sensor Light
© Image by www.YourSolarLink.com. Sensor Garage Light with 36 Ultra Bright LEDs. This Solar Motion Sensor Light has 2 plastic panels. One is the actual light with 36 LEDs. The second panel is the solar cell. The solar cell panel can be mounted at a distance from the light itself.

Looking at solar lights reviews from customers using what is available on the market today, and considering that those are legitimate reviews, there are still small inconveniences and prices you have to pay and consider before getting into free energy choices. My personal preference from everything I’ve seen on the Outdoor Solar Lights market is the Solar Motion Sensor Light.

In addition to having the obvious benefits of Outdoor Solar Lights, such as easy installation, the ability to place the light separately from the location of the solar panel itself (the panel is designed as a separate unit and connected to the light by a long wire) and safety at night in areas where I don’t have electricity access, a Solar Motion Sensor Light is much brighter than any other solar lights on a market and do not have to be charged every day. These benefits exist because a Solar Motion Sensor Light stays on only for a few seconds (5 to 30 seconds) at a time, allowing the charge to last up to 2 weeks without being exposed to the sun light. Also Solar Motion Sensor Lights are much brighter because they usually use on average 35+ LEDs as opposed to 1 or 2 LEDs as with your typical pathway solar light. Solar Motion Sensor Lights become an ideal solar light for northern parts of the country where sun is not available especially during winter days.

Also, as this light is not connected to your conventional electric energy source, it will always be there during your power outages. I would like to have that security!

Solar Garage Sensor Light
© Image by www.YourSolarLink.com. The solar panel has 3 rechargeable batteries that are located in the solar cell panel unit.

With other outdoor solar lights still needing a bit more thought put into them, the Solar Motion Sensor Light is my choice for savings and an energy efficient outdoor lighting design complement.


 
 


Juicebar Pocket Solar Charger.
This stylish, sleek and reliable pocket size Universal Battery Charger (Juicebar Solar Charger) is proven to be your best friend in a situation when conventional electric supply is not available or if you are trying to use eco-friendly renewable power supplies.
Great as a solar phone charger for any type of Mobile Phones, IPhones, PSA, PDA, Mp3 Players, Satellite Navigation, and much more.
Get it HERE.

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Solar Garden Lights


SOLAR PATH LIGHTS.
Stainless Steel Conical Solar Path Light (Set of 2).
Path solar lights are an excellent choice for lighting your garden paths, walkways, driveway perimeters and other regions in your landscape. They are often used in multiples to guide the way along a set of stairs or a dark walk.
Featured Stainless Steel Solar Light set uses 2 ultra-bright LEDs for maximum light output and minimum battery usage.
The lights are safe around kids and pets and water and corrosion resistant.
Read more HERE

STONE SOLAR SPOT LIGHTS.

Stone Solar Spot Lights (also known as Solar Rock Lights) completely camouflage with existing landscapes and look like any other rock in your garden.

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Solar Fountain Pump System

SOLAR GARDEN FOUNTAINS.
How to start using ecologically friendly energy to power up your garden fountains and other garden water features?
Why not go with a solar powered water pump?
To accommodate your needs the Solar Fountain Pump Systems we carry range from 2 to 8 Watt. Browse our collection of solar water pumps for your fish ponds and solar fountains.
Enjoy your garden water features and your energy savings at the same time. Make a note of the various power levels and the flow rate of the solar water pumps before your purchase.
Please write us your review after your purchase. Your opinion is important to us!

HOW TO INSTALL A SOLAR PATH LIGHT.

Stone Cylinder Solar Path Lights (Set of 2).
See how easy it is to install a solar light. No wiring required!
In this particular case a ground fastener and a stake are included for quick and easy installation. Read more HERE

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DECORATIVE SOLAR ACCENT LIGHTS.

Solar accent lights (Set of 2) create an enjoyable and inviting glow for your landscape.
They are designed to mark a place.


Super High Output Spot Light

Solar Spot Light - $26.99
Super High Output Spot Light (4 Super Bright LEDs). Free Shipping!



Solar spot lights like this one rely on energy from the sun to charge their batteries and provide light throughout the night.
This means that there is no need to tap into the electrical grid for these lights to operate.
The solar spot lights will work consistently, even if the whole neighborhood is dealing with a power outage.
Learn more about Solar Spot Lights at http://www.yoursolarlink.com/solar-spot-lights, where we have a great selection of solar spot lights to choose from.

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