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This article contains FAQ details related to the RE201 Repeater.
Yes, if the solar powered battery system is able to stay powered at all times and effectively supply the needed power requirements. Please contact the Support team (firstname.lastname@example.org) for help calculating the electricity demand for a specific Repeater.
If powered by a Solar powered battery system the Repeater will need a compatible power supply that meets the following requirements:
- 6V-20V DC input power (12V Typical)
- Spike power usage of 450mA
- Continuous Power Rating of 2 Watts @ 12 Volts
Some GFCI models are not well-shielded are are susceptible to nuisance tripping caused by two-way radios or other radio-emitting devices.
The radio frequency from a NextCentury Repeater or Gateway can also cause a trip when it is in close proximity to a GFCI receptacle. Installing Repeaters at least 3 feet away from a GFCI should prevent any nuisance tripping.