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So, I have like a ton of questions scattered all over the forums, a pain to try to follow and understand with everything else mingled in. So, if ya all don't mind I thought I would just start this one page that I can post to and do be able to find it easily later for future reference.
Currently I have a one set of HF 45 watt system. It is the old kit....ugh....hate the metal mounting system...thank God I don't need it!
Here is the battery I bought , I paid $69.00. I really went what I can afford then anything else. I had to pry this much out of my wives hands as it was!...lol.
My goal is to just have emergency power for now. Sure I would love to run the whole home off grid BUT I need to take baby steps.
it says 230 volts...I am not sure what I am dealing with here...it is my well system...and when power goes out...I have no running water!
so How can I hook this up to run off HF panels?
Keep an eye on the Home Depot page, they are blowing out generators from time to time this summer but they don't last long. Last month we snagged up a 2000 watter for $149.00. With shipping like $162.00. This thing rocks. Includes a 12 volt outlet to charge batteries, nice little feature.
next question---- What kind of meter keeps track of how much power I am generating, using and money saved...I saw on in a video on u tube a while back.