The io Starter Set is a solar solution developed by Shamba Technologies that consists of a 3 Watt solar panel with power electronics that provides power throughout the solar day. The Starter Set does not include a battery, but can easily be upgraded to include several battery packs and additional solar arrays. The io system allows users to scale up the size of their system, adding power and functionality, at their own pace. Shamba Technologies is located in Tanzania and the United Kingdom.
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Shamba Technologies is the main distributor.
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