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Gadget Freak Case #200: The Sun Lights Up the Deck at Night
12/12/2011

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This application includes a solar panel, a power monitor, and a 12-volt storage battery.
This application includes a solar panel, a power monitor, and a 12-volt storage battery.

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Jennifer Campbell
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Re: Environmental ambiance
Jennifer Campbell   12/12/2011 11:37:20 AM
I was a bit taken aback when I started watching the video for this gadget. My first thought was that I could buy something similar to this in a store and also that the lights are way too bright to stay on at night. But the fact that the lights are on separate dimmers sold me. This is a cool gadget if you have the skill and know-how to rig it up.

Beth Stackpole
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Environmental ambiance
Beth Stackpole   12/12/2011 7:38:11 AM
A creative and enviromentally-friendly way to protect his property at night yet still get some outdoor ambiance. Nice application.

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