Sonaray Off Grid Solar

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  • 2018

  • Product Design
    Commercial and Industrial

Designed By:

  • Sonaray

Commissioned By:

Sonaray

Designed In:

Australia

Sonaray OFF GRID is a simple D.I.Y all in one stand alone solar solution built to withstand the harsh Australian conditions. Features including an inbuilt optic control system to extend battery life to 17 continuous hours, multiple adjustable axis for optimal positioning and circuit protection to last.


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  • To design a simple all-in-one lighting system to withstand the harsh Australian conditions for multiple applications with the focus on simplicity, durability, performance and sustainability. Key points to address - Easy install. - Ability to install anywhere - fully adjustable for the sun location and light direction. - Adaptable to a large range of applications. - Increase efficiency and control of lighting. - High durability to withstand the harshness of the Australian environment, (heat, hail, corrosion,etc ) - Quality built to last a long period of time. - Replaceable components

  • The result we obtained was, an all in one solution, encompasses simplicity, durability, efficiency and adaptability. **EASY D.I.Y** User friendly any D.I.Y can install. Multiple adjustment points for optimal sun and light angles. **Optic control System** Increasing the brightness levels as the ambient light decreases, prolonging battery life (up to 17hrs) and efficiency. **Circuit Protection** A unique one-way release valve designed for the Australian heat. **Durability** Water, shock and insect resistant plus anti-corrosion. Polycarbonate lens - prevents clouding and yellowing. **Range** There are two models available, 4W and 10W with the same core design for different applications.

  • **Social Impact: ** * Sustainable solar powered lighting completely off grid. * Affordable and easy for any person. **Commercial Impact: ** * Multiple application use. * Set & forget + ease of install, appeals to end user market. * Affordable long term lighting solution any one can afford. **Environmental Impact:** * High Efficiency of light will consume less electricity. * Better controlled lighting reduces light pollution. * Built with the highest quality material and modular components for easy maintenance to prolong the product life cycle and less material wastage. * No global warming emissions from the light hence reduction of carbon foot print.

  • With a lot of trial and error we have came up with the perfect light for the Australian weather conditions. Biggest issue was the heat the light was absorbing, we designed the one way pressure release value on both the driver box as well as the LED light head. This has further extended the product life. Plus a bigger solar panel to collect more charging light to prolong the power and charge/discharge rate efficiency.