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    1st build- Am I missing anything?

    thanks, i've never heard of supercaps. i'll have to do some research.
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    1st build- Am I missing anything?

    So it's charging and the wires aren't too hot with 1500 watt heater load. That's a 50 amp breaker connected to charge controller. and 200 amp fuse. All connected to 100 ah lithium LIFEpo04 battery. I plan on adding another similar battery and make a battery bank. System is powered by 4 100...
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    mounting solar panels on roof

    I have a rolled roof and 4 small 100 watt solar panels. I was thinking I would mount the solar panels onto the roof studs using the mounting brackets that came with my solar panels and fill the drill holes with wet patch before tightening down screws. Then a similar plan with the cable entry...
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    Should I get a lifepo4 battery charger?

    Thanks everyone Ok, so it sounds like I shouldn't really need to have a charger. My inverter doesn't seem to have built in charger but if I do decide to get one as backup I can get a cheaper smart charger with litium option rather than a dedicated lifepo4 charger. And if the batteries are...
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    Should I get a lifepo4 battery charger?

    This is for my house. I will probably power my computer with it to get some use and savings out of it but it is mostly going to be for backup power or emergency use.
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    Should I get a lifepo4 battery charger?

    The items that I have purchased so far are: 1. 4 renogy 100w 18.6v solar panels 2. 2 100ah chins lithium batteries 3. giandel 220 watt inverter 4. epever tracer 4215bn 40a 150v 5. 50amp circuit breaker 6. 200amp fuse I haven't started to put anything together yet. I still need to...
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    Should I get a lifepo4 battery charger?

    Hello, As this being my 1st system, should I purchase a battery charger? I have 2 100ah lifepo4 chins batteries that state they are 50 percent charged when shipped. A battery charger seems like another purchase when the solar panels should charge the batteries. But it seems like something...
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    1st timer. solar panel placement and wire size questions

    it could probably be done but i have a lot of large trees on the west side of the house that would block light later in the day. but that is something that i had not considered...
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    1st timer. solar panel placement and wire size questions

    I'm building my 1st solar panel system. I know next to nothing about electricity and am going mostly off of will's video/blueprints for a beginner 400watt system. Also I'm not to bright. I have most of my core parts which include: 1. 4 renogy 100w 18.6v solar panels 2. 2 100ah chins...
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