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I have a small 12v system, and have come to the limits of staying 12v with a 50a charge controller. I want to add additional panels, so it would require a larger charge controller and the price goes up steeply. I've read about "follow me" charge…Continue
You guys all bought up the Renogy 100 watt panels Johann brought to our attention. Here's the best deal for the monocrystalline version going on Amazon right now,…Continue
So we had our first sunny day with temps above 40 and I am already thinking air conditioning ;) I have seen it said many times that running air conditioning with solar is not worth it. Yet I have heard that about solar and heat and it worked for…Continue
So here is my situation:I am setting up a solar PV system with a 24V 430Ah battery bank for a remote cabin in MT. I will be using 6x Canadian Solar 320P panels, connected 3 in series and 2 strings in parallel. The panels have a Voc of 45.3V and…Continue
I think I posted his in the wrong place earlier. Sorry for the duplication.Hello to all. I just bought a good radio with SW and Weather capabilities as well as am/fm. It takes 4 D cell batteries to make 6V or runs on 120 which I only have through an…Continue
This is a post from a survival forum that I did since then I have properly wired this into my battery bank and it works greatIf you have any question just ask ans I'll be glad to answer. With a good battery it would barely go down overnightI took a…Continue
I have 11 HF 15 watt panels and one 145 DM panel my question is this.....why could i not add all of the HF panels together to create 165 watts and then using a single cable from the combined HF panels to the single 145 panel to create a total of 310 watts.....i am not just putting all the panels on the same input.....i would be using two inputs and combining them together.....why would that not work????.....what would be the problem.....i know the panels are two different types and slightly…Continue
I was curious to see what type of batteries others use with their HF set up. I check this site almost daily, but it doesn't seem like there are any new posts or content.
I use 2 HF setups together with a sunsaver controller and 2 wally world deep cycle batteries and it seems to work work good. How about you?