17.5V solar with Electron

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#1

Is following solar panel suitable for use with Electron, or it can cause PMIC (or other) damage?

Open Circuit Voltage: 21.6V
Short Circuit Current: 1.23A
Maximum Power Voltage: 17.5V
Maximum Power Current: 1.14A
Peak Power Watts: 20

Thanks


#2

The Voc voltage is above recommended max input voltage, don’t do it. Get a lower voltage panel or voltage down converter to buck to 5v.


#3

Added LM2596. Thnx.