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I know this has been up for discussion before. This group as a HF panel group, since then it has changed. Some including myself are still utilizing those kits with pride. I keep hearing negative comments on HF panels. I myself think they are great.…Continue
Any of members who have knowledge about using cordless tool chargers with inverters I have a question for you. I know that some do not work with modified inverters but I have been reading that some won't even work with pure sine wave inverters…Continue
If I add a wind turbine to my system, do I need to put blocking diodes on each one of my HF panels? I had planned to hook my turbine up direct to a 12 volt element but have been told that it a bad idea (stalling turbine, overheating wires, etc).Continue
Let me start by saying this is a great site. I started out with the HF 45 watt panels. This was my first experience with solar. After awhile I decided to add solar to my camper to get away from using a generator when off grid. I added a Morningstar…Continue
For sale, I have new 11 batteries ( 85 gxl hd ) plus (6) Harbor Freight mounting kit .(4) 12 volt light kit and clamps and includes and dc power adapters. If interested please text me at 412-304-8374 Greensburgh, PA. area.Continue
Harbor Freight has a Non Coupon Sale on the 45 Watt kit for $133.00. Limited to stock on hand on Black Friday. Has any one heard of anything else about this,DaveContinue
I got this idea to get a little warmth into the battery box just through winter. Not looking to 'heat' the bank so much but just to try and take the edge off.Using two sealed bulbs, similar to how the h/f bulbs are encased they would be located in…Continue
As I watched a storm roll in the other day I got to thinking about my grounding set-up.How is everyone grounding your set-up? Grounding your panels? Frames? Inverters? Charge controllers?I had some grounding rods left over from a solar electric…Continue
Came out of the bad weather slowdown. I got two 45 Watt kits up and tied into my two 12 Volt marine Batts, Lites should be good to go total watts in panels for the lights alone is now 210 Watts.
Small Job gave a moral boost to me
if i have 4 panels mounted and one of the panels becomes partly shaded will it effect just that
one panels output or will it effect the output of all of the panels.....i have installed 4 panels "dm 145" on the roof of a 19 ft. 5 th. wheel and find that at certain times of the day at least one panel will become partly shaded.