makerPower Solar

by danjuliodesigns

An intelligent solar power system for the internet of things.

Oct 09, 2019

Production Underway

A quick update. The parts finally made it through customs and production is underway. Read the full update.

Sep 16, 2019

Thank You!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported this project! I'm excited to get the boards and accessories to you all. Read the full update.

Sep 03, 2019

Firmware Uploaded and Critter-Cam

Version 1.2 of the firmware source code has been uploaded to Github. Plus, a demo using makerPower Solar's "Night Only" configuration for a Critter-Cam. Read the full update.

Aug 23, 2019

New Feature

Based on some early feedback and supporter questions, I have added, and am testing, a new feature in the firmware to allow the user's application to shut down power for a programmed amount of time to allow increased control over power management. Read the full update.

Aug 06, 2019


The project is funded. A big thank you to everyone who has pledged! Components for the first 250 boards have arrived and will be shipped to the Contract Manufacturer shortly. Also, a note regarding high-current applications. Read the full update.

Jul 29, 2019

Campaign is Live!

Get 24/7 power for your remote projects with makerPower Solar. This device is a combination intelligent solar battery charger and 5 V power supply. It allows technical professionals and hobbyists to take their embedded systems and Internet of Things devices off the grid and locate them anywhere. Learn more and back today! Read the full update.

$7,260 raised

of $2,000 goal

363% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices


makerPower Solar Board

Board only


Dual Board Kit

Two boards and two wiring kits (wiring kit includes nine 20 cm female-female Dupont wires, two 20 cm battery wires, header to make temp sensor remote).



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