Monday, December 30, 2013

Solar Panels: INSTAPARK Vs COPY


Instapark® - PACKING


A-01.- PACKING:
A-01.01.- Strong cardboard package, sealed with tape, includes descriptive black text printed on the box providing full details of the product.
A-01.02.- Side opening, internal expanded polystyrene reinforcements on all inner sides to protect the panel.
A-01.03.- Product very well protected to avoid shipping damage.

Instapark® - FRAME

A-02.- FRAME:
A-02.01.- Full frame with mounting bezel around the panel.
A-02.02.- Frame sealed with "black silicone" waterproof (sealed discrete).
A-02.03.- Drillings (4) located on the short side of the mounting frame bezel.
A-02.04.- The connection cables are covered by rubber boot and identified at the ends (positive / negative).

Instapark® - JUNCTION BOX & ID

A-03.- JUNCTION BOX & ID:
A-03.01.- Junction Box sealed with waterproof "black silicone" (sealed discrete).
A-03.01.- Main label identifying the brand (Instapark ®) and full product specs.

Instapark® - FINISHED

A-04.- FINISHED:
A-04.01.- Barcode label encapsulated on the upper left corner of the glass for product quality control ID.
A-04.02.- Frame with welded joints of black silicone flawlessly made.
A-04.03.- Product shipped with clean surface without scratches or gobs.
A-04.04.- Photocells with uniform surface in excellent condition.


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Sunsolar DJ-30D
http://www.extremepowercorp.com/  (???)
http://www.amazon.com/Sunsolar-Black-Color-Mono-crystalline-Solar/dp/B00E5VXUWA/

Sunsolar - PACKING

B-01.- PACKING:
B-01.01.- Lightweight package, closed with packing tape includes descriptive text printed on the box indicates the product without details.
B-01.02.- Front opening (as pizza box) cardboard sheet on the upper surface of the solar panel, no internal protection reinforcements.
B-01.03.- Product instructions, letter size sheet, printed B/W.
B-01.04.- Product deficiently protected to avoid shipping damage.

Sunsolar - FRAME

B-02.- FRAME:
B-02.01.- Frame with mount bezels only on the long sides.
B-02.01.- Frame sealed with white silicone to waterproof (sealed highlighted).
B-02.01.- Drillings (4) located on the long sides of the mounting bezel.
B-02.01.- Two separate connection cables color coded including clamps at the ends.

Sunsolar - JUNCTION BOX & ID

B-03.- JUNCTION BOX & ID:
B-03.01.- Junction Box sealed with "white silicone" waterproof (sealed highlighted).
B-03.02.- Main label with the brand "EXTREME POWER CORP" and product specs.
B-03.03.- The website listed on the main label does not exist (http://www.extremepowercorp.com/)
B-03.04.- Barcode tags (2) identifying the status of product quality control.
B-03.05.- Sticker (overlayed) identifying "Instapark 30 Watt" not corresponding to the original logo design of the product.

Sunsolar - FINISHED

B-04.- FINISHED:
B-04.01.- Absence of encapsulated bar code label on the upper left corner of the glass about the status of product quality control.
B-04.01.- Frame with knurled silver screws protruding and white silicone  at the junctions. Poorly finish.
B-04.01.- Product shipped with white powder dirt on surface, no scratches or gobs were observed.
B-04.01.- Photocells with burnt into some side edges.

INSTAPARK Vs COPY

INSTAPARK Vs COPY


Draw your own conclusions!

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