Measure the power used when the platform running different operations. They will be the basis for an energy budget for your project.
- So, I ran into issues with using the 6V solar panel, I didn’t have screw terminals nor the right jack on hand.
- As an alternative, I decided to solder my own small solar panel into the dc power and ground pins.
- Soldering time! This is not my own capacitor so I didn’t want to cut the pins off.
Helpful resources I stumbled upon as I was figuring this out: