The box does not need direct sunlight, but must be placed in an area where it is regularly exposed to the sky and daylight. If such a place is not available, it is likely that the box will work in shaded areas, however, we recommend that you try to find one of the most open areas around your home. We recommend places where plants grow well. If you’re not able to place your ParcelHome in such a space, you can also charge the box with external power. For this we recommend using a universal AC – DC adapter of 7.5 V with plug size: 5.5 x 2.1mm.