This solar-charged spot light features bright LEDs perfect for illuminating trees, shrubs, signs, a flag pole, or your home. The lens can adjust to either a narrow or a wide beam. This spot light includes a detachable solar panel that can be mounted up to 8-feet away for optimum sun exposure.
Shipping was perfect, instructions were simple. This is sturdier than any other solar spot light that I have ever examined or purchased. It also came with an additional stake in case one wanted to ground mount the panel instead of mounting on a structure. The mounts are interchangeable.
We bought four lights, three of which have performed very well. One light started blinking at night. When we inquired, we were told to disconnect and reconnect the batteries and check the connections. This corrected the problem, but now the light is on during the daytime and off at night unless I turn it off during the day, then I turn it on at night. I think the photocell is defective.
Pros: Solar panel can be located remotely from the fixture.
Cons: The distance from the fixture to the solar panel is limited to a maximum of 6 to 8 feet.
I have a wide tall tree. 35 to 40 ft. high. I recently bought a Hampton Bay High Powered Solar Spot Light. It is 70 lumens. While I do like it, I still don't feel that it is putting out enough light, so I am disappointed in that. How many lumens would you suggest for a tree this size? Thank You
Lorna: Our customer service reps did a little research and found that professional landscapers recommend using a 75-watt MR16 lamp with a 36 degree beam spread to light a 40ft tall tree. But they also suggest using 3 uplight fixtures placed around the trunk of the tree to achieve an even amount of light around the top of the tree. If using 3 uplights then 50-watt MR16s 30-degree beam spread can be used.
Question from CBC:
Can this be mounted above a sign and angled back (Down) to the sign? We have a post behind the sign, so there is something to attach to but would need an extender. Ideas? Thanks. CBC
This product mounts into the ground using the included stake. I do not think that you could attach it to a post securely. It does pivot up/down. In addition, there is not an extender available for the solar panel. It can be up to 8ft away max.
Question from Lynn:
Is the lamp in this light replaceable? If so, what type lamp is it (i.e. MR-16, etc.)?
We are looking to light an elevated outdoor sign where wiring is not practical. Can the fixture head pivot to the vertical so one can be placed underneath and illuminate both sides, or would we need two, one fixed directionally at either side?