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Being an Electrician and carrying multiple battery operated tools and always seemingly running out of juice when there is no POCO power available I installed a second battery( deep cycle both as primary and secondary batteries, no problem cranking…Continue
My system is blowing fuses. Specifically it is blowing the fuse between the batteries and the inverter. I believe it is doing so because the controller is not doing its job.I have used two controllers. One was a PVM controller, and the other is…Continue
I need some advice I bought the Renogy Bundle w/ 2 - 100 watt panels I have had it hooked up for 3 days & the controller goes into float at 12.8 .I have it hooked up to 4 golf cart batterys have 25 ft. of # 8 stranded wire from panels to…Continue
Being an over the Hill IT guy and not an Electrician. As usual I have a Question. I was as a Garage sale in Dallas today and the Man and his wife had two 50ft rolls of stranded copper wire six gauge. I had looked at them they looked new. The man…Continue
Does anyone know of a 25-30ish amp manual battery charger I can run off my generator to occasionally charge my 240 amp battery bank?want a 20-30 amp manual battery charger.Continue
Hey guys, nice to meet you all!I'm working with a start up in Florida that's putting together a self contained solar power unit to run residential pool pumps. One of marketing point is that it doesn't require a utility grid hook up, so you don't…Continue
Anytime I can find a good lead in solar equipment I try and pass it on to others. Like the Xantrex Inverters in the classified ads. I believe they are all sold.Today I want to share another goodie. Some of you probably already know but, for others…Continue
We only use our solar at our cottage in the summer when we are there. When we are not there for a few weeks, or in the winter I take them down and store them. Is there actually any advantage to storing solar panels inside away from the sun when they…Continue
Need some help I bought the renogy bundle on Amazon the controler won't let the batterys get full charge . I have 25 ft. of #8 wire from the two 100 watt panels to the controller & 5ft. 0f # 12 from controller to battery bank which is 4 golf cart . batterys by Rayovac 20 AM cap 215 /105 Min 75 amps
I have a 20 amp fuss on the pos. # 12 from controller to the battery bank.
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I have HF panels hooked up to Harbor Freight controller & controller shows consistent 12.06 volts. And doesn't go up or down when the sun is out or it's dark. What could be my problem? Any help would be appreciated.