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    Southwire 10 AWG THWN Ok ?

    Great thanks guys.
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    Southwire 10 AWG THWN Ok ?

    Great, thanks guys. I will certainly go with the PV wires instead of the THWN wire. I was thinking of putting the combiner box about mid-way between the panels and the inverter/batteries. But I should put it close as possible to the panels, correct? To save on wire size? Can I get away...
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    Southwire 10 AWG THWN Ok ?

    Is this the type of wire most people are using for their solar panels to the combiner box? My setup is 2P2S, 250w panels and looking to adding another 2P2S later on, or may go go 3P3S. The run from panels to combiner box is about 50-70 feet...
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    Help With Choosing Breakers, Combiner Box, Wire Size, etc For My System

    Ok got it, thanks guys. I'll most likely go with the Midnite combiner box.
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    Help With Choosing Breakers, Combiner Box, Wire Size, etc For My System

    Thanks for everyone's feedback. Yes I'll most likely go with a 2S2P panel setup. Regarding the Midnite combiner box, can I use just a outdoor small breaker box like this from Lowes/Home Depot? https://www.lowes.com/pd/Square-D-100-Amp-6-Spaces-12-Circuit-Main-Lug-Load-Center/3129229...
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    Help With Choosing Breakers, Combiner Box, Wire Size, etc For My System

    I need help with choosing wire size, combiner box, breakers, etc for my system. I have the bulk of the equipment which is: 1. 4 x 250w panels (photo with specs below) 2. Renogy Rover 40a MMPT charge controller. 3. 4 x 28a SLA/AGM batteries. I'll be upgrading these batteries in the near...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    Quick question. For a 1s2p setup, would 12ga wire be ok for a 30' run to the charge controller? Or would i need 10ga wire?
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    I see just a graph as well. But on the left side of the graph in very small print, the bulk charge indicates .25c so you're right on about that. Well I'll go with just 2 panels then for a 1s2p setup with a 24v battery setup. Also if I wanted to hook up my existing 12v landscape lights...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    2s2p sounds like a plan. I guess for summer use, I would have to make sure there's a pretty good angle away from the sun? Looks like the batteries are gel. Manual below...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    Ok thanks, got it. That's what I was considering...one facing SW and the other facing SE with the angle. VOC on these panels is 37.5 Ok but with the 48v, 4 panel setup, that would be pushing too much current to my SLA batteries right? Unless I can lower the current on the Victron?
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    Thanks Hedges for your insights. Yes forklift batteries are flooded and I believe they can be charged at around .2 - .3C. Now I have a Victron MMPT 100/12-48v (20amp), and I know I can hook up one 250w panel for the current 12v battery configuation. My question is can I hook up two of my...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    Thanks for the feedback. I didn't know SLA's had such a low charge rate requirement. I'll hook up 1 panel to the existing batteries, and will have to get some more robust batteries, possibly fork lift batteries for the remaining ten 250w panels. Can you all recommend a decent charge...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    What I'm looking to doing is not combining the 100w panel and 10a charge controller, but rather upgrading the inverter and charge controller to a 24v system. I'm wondering what the max charge controller and inverter I hook up to these smallish batteries without overloading them. I have 10 250w...
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    4 x 12V 28Ah SLA ....Max Solar Panels recommend?

    I have four 12v 28Ah SLA's powering a 12v landscape system now with a 100w panel and 10a charge controller. I'm wondering if I can hook up say 2kw of solar panels with a 24v charger controller and inverter and power a small 500w dish heater during the day? Thanks in advance.
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