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So I got one of the cheap 30amp controllers last year as a back up. I got it out yesterday to play with it and HOLLY COW the wire input area is tiny! For all of you using this controller, what did you do? I have my panels on 4 awg wire from the…Continue
This may seem like a silly question because one would think that solar panels and most things associatied with the components that need to be outdoors would be designed to withstand exposure to the elements, but what are people doing with the wires…Continue
Any of you know of a decent Tankless Water Heater that you can run on solar? I been looking and found a few but / After reading reviews those only have .5 GPM. Which is not quite enough for a shower. So anyone know of one? 12 VDC or 120VAC? that…Continue
Trying to price a few things and I need a little help, as instructions....well are a bit confusing on some of these Large CC.Assume you have 8 Panels @ 250 Watts.Your Battery Bank is 12 volts / and needs to stay that way because all your appliances…Continue
Thank each and every one of you who had a say in getting me accepted on this solar forum.As you might have guessed I am a new~bee to Solar applications of electricity.What I need to Know:My Wife and I just sold our house in Lake Havasu city, AZ and…Continue
I presently have 3 of the DM 145 solar panels all hooked in parallel going to my 30 amp controller. My question is should I have a fuse between the solar panels and the controller and if so, what is recommended? I'm presently using a 30 amp car…Continue
Wood Furnace was a bear but up. Solar hot water heater in use daily. 4 sunforce kits 60 Amps on the roof. 10 DM 148s and Two DM 158 on the roof. A NG conversion to a generator.
Lots of wire. Mostly salvage. I did not fry near as much as I thought I would. ( Mostly due to the support of fellow users on this form) I haven’t burned my house down. Not bad for a ex Medic. No Smoke and no fire yet
Lots of sunshine today battery’s stayed topped off. Then one of my 30 AMP APGtek CC did the magic smoke show and leaped to its death.
It Had been one that the lights never seemed to work the same as the others but it would go to all green lights, Yep it was a problem child but no pulse .ugly baby but it was ours, Joking squirrelly as it was it still worked righ up to its failure for 25 bucks and a year hot. I cant complain. I am ordering two so to have a backup on the…Continue