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What would be an adequate size wire from the battery bank to the inverter on the Tiger Claw pure sine inverter? Assume max load, although this would rarely be the case. That probably affords an adequate safety margin so just go with the minimum to…Continue
OK, So I won't do this for another two weeks as that is when I will be coming back home from offshore. Hence I have a little time to figure out the best method for this. I need input on these things listed below.A.) Permanent Installation of LED…Continue
I bought one of these over a year ago. Extended warranty maxed. I am Looking at it New in the Box still. I am at the point of wiring a tiger claw 1500 up. But this thing keeps glaring at Me.What I am asking because I cannot find a review of it. Is…Continue
I am at the point Where common sense is winning out. So I need some Advice. I will have two inverter coming off one battery bank.One Tiger Claw 1500 will Keep the Fridge and Freezer going. I want to keep this one on all the time. I think over…Continue
I have 7 Harbor Freight panels (2 kits plus 1 panel ) and the 30 amp charge controller. My question is, I know each panel is 1amp for a total of 7amps. I am noticing on a good sunny day my charge controller shows 8 amps coming in at times, is…Continue
Some members on here know, That I am a Electronics's Tech / Disabled Vet. So every once in awhile I throw it out I collect up blown up . Inverters, Grid Tie Inverters, Charge controllers. Mainly if it deals with Solar I collect and try to fix them…Continue
Analog meters may seem to be “old school” in this digital world, but there’s a lot to be said for them.It’s much easier to see a voltage dip or current spike on an analog meter when an inverter kicks in than a fluctuating digital meter.I like the…Continue
If you guys haven't built a small portable solar generator yet I highly recommend that you do. My gal Sara has never played with solar first hand and this has been the best teaching tool you can imagine. I have built these in one form or another…Continue
New member, first post. So far I have 1 Harbor Freight kit and 2-35 ah Harbor Freight batteries. When hooking up these in parallel does the charge controller need to be hooked up to negative on one battery and positive on the other or can it just be hooked up to the closest one? The other question is how many kits can be controlled by one Harbor Freight controller. I have an array rack built for four.
Thanks for your input.
Trying to spec out a new LED board. It would cost less to build if the board was designed to operate in the 10-24 volt range instead of a 10-30 VDC range.
What is the maximum voltage I should expect to see in solar systems? Would a 24 volt upper limit be a problem for many users?