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Carl Stevenson replied to Carl Stevenson's discussion Display went blank
"Update on this, now the display seems to have died a permanent death. Nothing will revive it.…"
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"I have a grid tie with batteries. I use breakers to "shunt" the solar panels from the…"
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Use 400 but charges more

been a while since I've been here... My system has been running flawlessly for quite a while now,…See More
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Johann replied to Kenny Kemp's discussion Starting a Solar Retail Store
"Brick and mortar stores are on the way out. They cost to much on overhead to operate. I could have…"
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"My thoughts are there are plenty of installers around my area. They want to sell you a complete…"
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Gary replied to Kenny Kemp's discussion Starting a Solar Retail Store
"Unless your in a  very high solar usage area I suspect it would fail. You can live on sales…"
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Starting a Solar Retail Store

I'd like to get some opinions on an dream I have.As all of you know that's in our hobby, usually if…See More
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Display went blank

Started by Carl Stevenson in Harbor Freight Charge Controller. Last reply by Carl Stevenson 6 hours ago. 6 Replies

At our cottage on the weekend, I switched the charge wires on the controller from one 12 volt battery to another, while it was charging. My display went blank. I've had this kit about 3 years, done this many times, never an issue. I have a black…Continue

Plug in Grid Tie

Started by dave in General Discussion. Last reply by Dave Bryant on Saturday. 9 Replies

I would like to use the plug in GTI with a battery bank and to get the most out of it. I would start with 400 or 500 and build from there. I can set them true south with ground mount peak 4662kwh low 1845kwh. I am getting a gas dryer we do need A/CContinue

Use 400 but charges more

Started by Dave Bryant in General Discussion on Saturday. 0 Replies

been a while since I've been here... My system has been running flawlessly for quite a while now, feeing back to the grid. For the past week I've been running my desk/computer/desklight and router totally off my 4, six volt US Batteries, wired for…Continue

Starting a Solar Retail Store

Started by Kenny Kemp in General Discussion. Last reply by Johann Jul 21. 4 Replies

I'd like to get some opinions on an dream I have.As all of you know that's in our hobby, usually if you want to buy anything you have to go online for it.I'd love to open up a retail store and sell the same products, no installs or anything just…Continue

RV reefer Swap

Started by Joe Taylor in General Discussion. Last reply by Joe Taylor Jul 7. 4 Replies

Hello all We are in the RV now full time, and we are thinking of changing out the RV fridg for a house style one. Have been researching this and lots of people have done this to their RV's. 2 6v GC batt's and a   700 to 1000w inverter is what most…Continue

Thanks for the Advice Everyone : Up and Running good now : *Salutes Dale* Thanks Man for the support!

Started by Ryan Paul Romero in General Discussion. Last reply by Ryan Paul Romero Jul 7. 61 Replies

I already know I will be purchasing 1300 Watts worth of Panels along with a …Continue

Empty Battery - How Can I Prevent This?

Started by Clayton Perry in General Discussion. Last reply by Johann Jul 2. 11 Replies

I have 2 deep cell Marine Batteries in parallel. Just went to check my batteries and found one completely empty. Why?How can I prevent this?Will it fully charge if I fill it?How often should I check the batteries??Thanks in advance for any help...Continue

Renogy voltage

Started by Gary in General Discussion. Last reply by Johann Jun 26. 4 Replies

I picked up 2 Renogy 100 watt poly panels model RNG 100P with the follow specs.100 Watt (Pmax)17.8Volts (Vmp)5.62 A (Imp)22.4 V (Voc)5.82 A (Isc)System Voltage: 12 VThe charge controller I current have is having issue with vmp near 18v and is…Continue

Cooling the Battery Bank Questions

Started by dave simmon in General Discussion. Last reply by Johann Jun 25. 7 Replies

Well another rookie question. I am asking how you folks are cooling your battery bank area? I have 8 in my bank. Is this an issue with anyone else or is it just my paranoia again?Any advice?DaveContinue

The MPPT charge controller putting the amps out as promised.

Started by Johann in General Discussion. Last reply by Ryan Paul Romero Jun 25. 16 Replies

Despite the recommendation of Raymond, Gene, Ryan and George to save my money up for an very good Midnight Charge controller, I went and bought a off-brand 75 amp MPPT ( maximum power point tracking ) charge controller.The solar fever got me and I…Continue

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Harbor Freight 750 Inverter

Posted by Patricia Hubbard on June 17, 2014 at 1:03pm 0 Comments

I did speak with the rep at Harbor Freight concerning the alarm and red light flashing and checked my batteries, but my batteries are fully charged. I don't know what else could be happening. Any ideas?????

Thanks,

Patricia

 
 
 

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