solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

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xboxman
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solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

Post by xboxman » Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:10 am

Hi
just wondering if any one has a solar powered telo system up and running yet ?

i dont think it would take much to do it solar power as i read a topic on here that the telo was only about 10 or 15 watts or so ( can't remember now ) and what ever watts a modem was ..
i have not checked yet but it seems that the adapter puts out DC ?
thanks

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Re: solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

Post by bw1 » Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:19 am

What happens when the sun's not shining?

The Telo uses about 5-6 watts.

My cable modem draws 7 watts.

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Re: solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

Post by xboxman » Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:27 am

What happens when the sun's not shining?
well we would need some batts to store the power and count in about how many cloudy days one may have

thanks for the wattage info
thanks

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Re: solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

Post by Mike-o-Matic » Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:28 am

Probably wouldn't hurt to have up to 10w additional capacity though... in case a cloud wafts over :-)
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Re: solar powered ooma telo ...anyone doing that yet ??

Post by southsound » Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:19 am

xboxman wrote:
What happens when the sun's not shining?
well we would need some batts to store the power and count in about how many cloudy days one may have
I think here in the Northwest I would have to have batteries to last about 320 days. When people talk about "putting it where the sun don't shine" I always think they're talking about Shelton (that's our nearest town). :P
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