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Suntech 5 Watt 12Volt multi-Crystalline Solar Module


The STA005-12 is a 5 watt, 12 volt solar panel and will provide enough power to trickle charge a 12V vehicle or deep cycle battery. Helps run pumps, lights, fans, and small appliances such as stereos, televisions and VCR's in caravans, boats or cabins.


The STA005-12 modules are composed of 36 multicrystalline silicon solar cells of similar performance, interconnected in series to obtain the 12 volt output.


A heavy-duty anodized aluminium frame provides strength and convenient mounting access. For each 18 cells series strings, one bypass diode is installed. Cells are laminated between high transmissivity, low-iron, 3mm tempered glass and sheet of tedlar-polyester-tedlar "TPT" material by two sheets of ethylene Vinyl acetate "EVA". This protects against moisture penetrating into the module.




  • 36 high-efficiency Suntech Power Silicon Solar Cells
  • More power in peak hours through Suntech Power Cells
  • Optimized module performance with Nominal Voltage 12 V DC
  • Bypass diodes to avoid hot-spot effect
  • Cells are embedded in a sheet of TPT and EVA
  • 3.2 mm high transmissive low-iron, tempered glass
  • Unique esthetic appearance of cells
  • Attractive, stable,heavy duty anodized aluminum frames with convenient mounting-access, for high wind-pressure and snow-load
  • The backside frames are equipped with drainage holes. So we eliminate the risk that rain or snow water may accumulate in the frame lumen and freeze or even bend the frame in cold season
  • Pre-cabled with fast-connecting systems Customer-desired packing



  • 25 Years on output



Electrical Characteristics
Maximum Power at STC - Pm 8 W
Open Circuit Voltage - Voc 21.4 V
Short Circuit Current - Isc 0.33 A
Max Operating Voltage - Vmp 16.8 V
Max Operating Current - Imp 0.3 A
Mechanical Characteristics
Cell multi crystalline silicon
No of cells 36
Connections 4 x 9
Connections 4 x 9
Dimensions 216 x 306 x 18 mm
Weight 0.8 kg

Quality and Safety


  • Certifications: IEC 61215, TUV class II, CE
  • Manufactured in ISO 9001:2000 standard




  • Model: STA005-12
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8kg
  • Manufacturer:
    Suntech Power