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    LiFePo4 addition to a SLA House battery?

    Stumbled upon this gentlemans approach to mixing battery technologies, and gotta say, I like the sound of this. I am running 100% Lithium right now, but my brother has a large Lead Acid system and wants to add some Lithium Iron Phosphates to his, using this method. He would be building his...
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    So this happened today

    He was so proud of his new 48v parallel series configuration. Charging the cells up... How it ended up: Crank the brightness to see this aftermath photo a little better: I don't know what caused it, but he was not using any bms. I believe the inverter was a Grow Watt.
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    2K offgrid solar cabin layout check please

    Please forgive the sloppy paint work. Graphic design is not my strong suit! 6 335w Canadian Solar PVs will be roof mounted, I may add a 3rd mppt for vertical wall mounted winter panels at a later time. Cabin is intended for full time use, and should have thermostat controlled propane heat, with...
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    Layout check? 2K Off grid solar cabin

    edit: wrong forum. Where is the delete button? Please forgive the sloppy paint work. Graphic design is not my strong suit! 6 335w Canadian Solar PVs will be roof mounted, I may add a 3rd mppt for vertical wall mounted winter panels at a later time. Cabin is intended for full time use, and...
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    40 new Grade A 100AH 3.2v matched prismatic cells, building a 24v 500AH setup.

    40 cells 8 cells per battery in 24v series 5 batteries in parallel setup for 500AH. New to solar, and never built a battery before, so bear with me but I think I've almost got this figured out. I plan to test each cell and carefully assemble each battery, using solder for BMS leads if needed...
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    Hello DIY Solar forum!

    Glad to have found this forum, and Will's youtube channel! I am in the process of going off grid full time and wanted to build a solar power system that has a decent capacity to minimize dependence on a genset. Looked at some all in one systems, spoke to some installers, and quickly realized...
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