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So, after following online advice about running more than one controller into the same battery bank (parallel), I have found out that the reality is that you don't want to do this...We started with 6…Continue
Hello again.I'm stumped and hope some can share some light...I presently have 2 250watt panels feeding a Tracer 40 amp MPPT controller.On a sunny day I end up with about 77 volts coming in from the…Continue
After starting out with two HF panel kits I decided to start collecting regular 100w panels on my roof because they are more efficient. On my first panel last year I made a tilt bracket system to get…Continue
Brief description:18 of the HF 15 watt panels (6 of the 45 watt kits), all in parallelTracer MPPT charge controller8 GC2 batteries (2 each in series = 12 volts, 4 sets in parallel) 900 amp/hrs…Continue