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Posted by in Solar Lights and Chargers on Nov 24, 2014 .

The Evo SMD solar security light is the latest in our range of solar security lights. A quality LED floodlight coupled with an integral battery, PIR motion sensor and solar panel the Evo SMD provides an unparalleled amount of light and reliability.

If you need an outdoor, motion activated light in a location that has no mains power, or you simply want an easy DIY installation without the need for an electrician the Evo SMD is the solution!

This light has excellent water resistance being IP56 rated and is suitable for use in even the most exposed outdoor positions.

The PIR motion sensor can be adjusted to activate the light for...

Posted by in Solar Lights and Chargers on Mar 25, 2014 .

Solar garden lights are a great way to bring your garden to life at night. They can add an instant magical feel to outdoor spaces and are relatively cheap and simple to install. 

Mains powered garden lights on the other hand require significant disruption and expense to install with cables to bury and electricians to pay!

So, if you have decided that solar garden lights are the way forward for you, here are a few simple tips to help you get the most from your solar garden lights.

  1. Position your solar garden light so that they can benefit from the most sunshine possible. It is not always possible to get the ideal position for...

We have just added a new Solar Security Light to our range and it is already proving extremely popular! The big selling point for the Eye Solar Security Light is it's high level of protection from water ingress allowing it to be installed in even the most exposed positions in these (often) wet and windy isles. 

The Evo36 and Evo56 are great solar security lights but it is recommended that they are installed in sheltered positions to ensure long term outdoor performance. The Eye boasts IP56 rating which means it is one of the most waterproof solar lights available today. IP56 means that it is fully protected against ingress of dust...

Posted by in Solar Lights and Chargers on Jun 03, 2013 .

At last! Summer sunshine is here! If you want to add some sparkle to summer parties, weddings and al fresco entertaining why not take a look at our fab outdoor solar fairy lights? Our solar fairy lights are designed sepcifically for the UK so will keep on shining even if the sun doesn't! 

Available in various set sizes and colours and with the option of adding simple push on attachments such as butterflies and stars they can transform any night time scene. Super bright and super reliable we guarantee you will not be dissapointed. If you want to use the lights inside or need to charge them in a hurry ahead of a party these solar fairy...

Putting a vehicle, caravan or boat away for winter? 12V solar chargers are perfect for winter maintenance of 12V vehicle starting and caravan/boat (leisure) batteries. But which is best for you?

There are numerous 12V solar trickle chargers available and choosing the right one can be difficult. Cheap is tempting but not always cheerful and who should you believe when it comes to performance and quality?!

Well worry no more. Here is Ecofreak's definitive guide to choosing the right 12V solar battery charger for winter battery maintenance.

What size solar charger do I need? 

Whether you are wanting to maintain a starting battery...

By using solar chargers to give your device some life, you are reducing your carbon footprint as well as many other things such as making use of the abundant power of the sun.
 

With many of us carrying and using gadgets such as ‘phones, MP3 Players and such like on a daily basis, it was just a matter of time before the world started to look for alternative ways to charge up these devices whilst you are out and about without the use of a mains power supply because let’s face it, many people run out of battery at a crucial time.

These chargers seem to be an attractive choice to parents of teenage children who own devices such as...

If you are getting ready to put your classic car away for the winter months, you may be wondering about the best way to keep the battery in tip top condition. A good solar trickle charger might be just the thing you need....
 

A solar trickle charger  of the correct type and size will keep your car battery in good, fully charged condition even through the darkest mid winter months. If you are not sure which 12V solar battery charger  is best for you read on!

The first thing to decide is if the solar panel will be mounted in the car itself or externally somewhere (on the roof of your garage for example).

In Car Solar Trickle...

There is a huge array of solar security lights  on the market, some good, although unfortunately, all too many bad. 

Rest assured that Ecofreak have tested lots of solar security lights  over the years and we only sell those that we feel are good quality and able to perform as indicated. Unfortunately some of our competitors seem less concerned about the quality of the lights that they sell.

Making the right choice is difficult if you are not in the know and making the choice can be critical if you really need to rely on the light.

If mains power is not readily available or is some distance away it can be an expensive route to...

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