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    Need Help with what hardware I will need.

    Currently I have an off grid cabin that I power with a 3100 watt inverter generator. I want to switch to battery and solar with generator standby. I just ordered the MidNite Solar DIY series MN3024DIY inverter charger, I Have 4 Lifeline GPL-6CT AGM batteries, I am this is going to be a 24...
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    This is what I have and thinking of buying for my off grid cabin, I would like some input on components if they are good quality.

    Water is gravity fed spring. This is a cabin we will be using part time right now, thinking maybe it will be a summer home in 5 years, so the equipment above would be where I would be starting and expanding later if needed. I have generators to help with charging batteries if needed, and also...
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    This is what I have and thinking of buying for my off grid cabin, I would like some input on components if they are good quality.

    Any recommendation as far as equipment or number of panels would be appreciated. I will be running a full size refridgerator and a microwave that is 800 watts, I will have about 150 watts for lighting, and maybe 100 watts for TV, of course not everything will be running at the same time. that is...
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    This is what I have and thinking of buying for my off grid cabin, I would like some input on components if they are good quality.

    First off I already have 4 Lifeline 6v 300 AH Deep Cycle Sealed AGM Battery GPL-6CT, I want to hook them up in series for a 24 volt system. I am looking at : COTEK 3000 Watt 24V Pure Sine Inverter SP3000-124 Victron SmartSolar MPPT 100 / 50A Solar Charge Controller 2 Solar panels...
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    Off grid Breaker box, generator / solar inverter hook up

    I have an off grid cabin, I installed a breaker box, and wired it for a generator. The generator I use is an inverter type with a floating neutral. So inside the breaker box I have bonded neutrals and grounds. Now I am getting ready to hook up solar, and want to hook up my inverter to this...
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    Small off grid cabin questions about batteries and panels

    Thank you for the info, Im new to solar, have watched a lot of videos, and have been to a few sites, but sometimes looking at all the hardware and equipment can get overwelming. I did price panels from Santan solar, great prices, but shipping was horrible. I have seen some locally that are...
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    Small off grid cabin questions about batteries and panels

    I have a small off grid cabin we are building, for the next 5 years it will be used for weekends mostly , in about 5 years it will be used during summer months mostly full time. Right now I want to build a system that will run lights and TV. Microwave and Refridgerator will be run off of...
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