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Solar garden ornament
« on: July 29, 2018, 11:57:16 AM »
I recently purchased a solar garden ornament which does not work I have checked the bulb and battery both are ok but I noticed the negative wire from the battery was not attached.  I have tried to locate where it was attached to the circuit board or switch.  Perhaps someone could assist me pictures are attached.

The supplier is hopeless cannot advise or replace.

Kind regards
Martin :(


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Re: Solar garden ornament
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 03:09:22 PM »
Negative from battery generally is attached to the same point as the solar panel negative wire in most of these. Solar panel will have 2 wires on the board, and the battery connects to one of them, use a multimeter to measure the solar panel voltage to find the negative one if they are not coded the regular red and black colours.