This is my first project ever, I'm running into some problems with the power supply stage, I hope you could help! I want to power a solenoid (12v/2A), which will get its voltage from a battery (12V/3000mAh) connected to a Solar Panel (12V/430mA – 5.2Watt). I would really appreciate it if you could show me a schematic design to this simple circuit. To sum my idea up [solar panel >> battery>> solenoid]. Thanks in advance!
components used: Solar panel: Mini Solar Panel 12V/430mA – 5.2Watt, Solenoid: JF-0826B Push Action Type Electric Linear Solenoid 12Vdc, Battery: Lithium-ion Super Rechargeable Battery Pack (12V, 3000mAh)
I would like to connect the solar panel directly to the battery: Can you please explain why it is a bad idea to connect the solar panel directly to the battery ?