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I have a Paramax M/N DF-SP-LI. It is barely putting out 3000v. I checked the battery and sure enough it had only 4.5 volts. Now I figured it is winter and the fence runs all the time so mabe not enough juice is being provided to run the fence and charge the battery. When the sun came out from the clouds it charged 9 volts but only put out 20 to 50 ma. Isnt that way too little juice because according to my math it would't it take like 500 hours to fully charge the battery at that rate?

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We have one of these, it's great.

See these links:

http://www.parmakusa.com/Battery_Maint.htm

http://www.parmakusa.com/service.htm

I would try removing the battery and charging it with a proper low-amperage charger (1 amp). Your battery will either be 6 volt or 12 volt, just be sure the charger matches.

Also check the ground rod and all wiring connections.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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We have what looks like the same charger. When you open the box right side up, from the front, the yellow wire is soldered to the right side of the circuit board right above the little white box that is marked .47363. It is next to a small round black transister.

Posted on Sep 23, 2010

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I have see this happen before and its usually do to most moisture/rain getting in. ie use multi meter to varify solar charger putting out current/voltage. Odds are its not anymore. Rechargable batteries are notorius for not lasting but not in 2 months.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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try going to parmak web site

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solar panel went kaputs they dont last fore ever go to radio shack they have solar panels

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