Small Solar Panel

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Small Solar Panel
Tier Small
Group Power
Type Module
Recipe 1x Copper
Crafted at Backpack
Research 400 Bytes

Description[edit | edit source]

The Small Solar Panel is one of the Solar panels in Astroneer as well as a power source. It can be placed on a Platform, Vehicle, or the player's backpack. As expected, it only works during the daytime. It is smaller than the Solar Panel. At night, the small solar panel orients itself completely upward (or perpendicular to its slots). During the daytime, it will orient itself automatically toward the sun (if possible). When placed on the ground, it will create a small platform.

Usage[edit | edit source]

  • A small solar panel produces 0.5A of power. Without any other source of energy, a single small solar panel will fill a backpack main battery in about 20 seconds, or a Small Battery in 64 seconds.
  • Small solar panels will transmit energy even when placed on Storages, except if they can't orient themselves toward the sun because the Storage is not properly oriented (or is underground).
  • When placed on a Medium Storage that is flattened, it can be filled with Small Solar Panels, which will create the same amount of energy as two Medium Solar Panels (2A each).
  • As of the 0.6.5 release, Small Solar Panels can be placed on the ground and attached individually to any object with a port connection.

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