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    Cerbo gx relay wiring

    Hi, Thank you Jimmy. This really makes sense now. Very exciting! And cool. I’m going to have a go wiring it in soon. Do you have any of those wires fused? So great full for this, I would have never understood it other wise. Many thanks. Fraser
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    Cerbo gx relay wiring

    Thank you for the reply. My little Honda has a digital display too. Sorry to be a dummy but how is it wired into the little plastic relay 1 thing. I see 3 slots. Are they pushed into the left side near where on the gx it says NO. I really haven’t a clue. Thanks so much for your help.
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    Cerbo gx relay wiring

    Thank you for you reply. Yeah I think mine does. My generator is a good 15 metres from my cerbo though. That may be a issue with the thin wires and the distance? What distance is yours working at? Many thanks Fraser
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    Cerbo gx relay wiring

    Hi everyone. Does anyone have a cerbo gx that uses the stop start generator relay? The relay things on the cerbo don’t even seem to have a screw on them. Never wired a relay and these ones look extra special. If anyone has any pictures of this and can give me advice on how to wire the thing and...
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    Panels have oily marks all over them.

    Thanks for your reply. It wasn’t that hot here few weeks ago when I finished putting them up. But the marks have got worse as it’s got hotter this last week. So some residue is baking on and making it look awful. I don’t think I can scrape them without doing more damage.
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    Panels have oily marks all over them.

    I will try get one tomorrow. Camera doesn’t do it justice. Thanks
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    Panels have oily marks all over them.

    hi everyone. Looks like I have made a big mistake: I put my solar panels up and when I did, I covered them in black plastic because the manual said not to connect or disconnect under load. The plastic had left oils marks on the panels. Looks awful. I have washed them off with just water and...
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    Earthing of panels

    Sounds good. My AliExpress order is on its way too. Thanks for that.
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    Earthing of panels

    So I could just get two 2 pole SPD? Thanks for the link. I can just use one of them with each one of my 63amp dc breakers and happy days. Do you think I should get another earth pole in the ground somewhere as well then. I have one for the house and one for all the mppt and batteries and...
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    Earthing of panels

    I have isolation switches and inline fuses but no spd. Not sure how to size it for my arrays. We rarely have lightning so at the moment I’m going to rush out there if I’m home and disconnect stuff 😬. My bigger array delivers just over 40 amps and nearly 190 v Not sure if I can connect an spd to...
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    Earthing of panels

    Hi guys. Needing more help. I have 20 solar panels and they are on a metal roof connected to short metal rails. Can I not just earth the metal roof or one of the one foot metal rails that is screwed to the metal roof? or should I earth every panel? I have a 5ft grounding rod in the ground right...
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    Fitted a Midi fuse in a Victron Lynx Distributor. Is it OK?

    Thanks for your reply. Yeah it works a treat. I’m using it. All my solar positive and negatives go to it and right on the ends of the lynx I run my cables off into the mppt.
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    Power in

    Would anyone know or think it ok to use a lynx power in as a combiner for solar strings? It’s just thick copper bar and had no circuit board so the 60v as stated on other lynx distributors shouldn’t count on the power in. I can’t find a descent combiner box in the uk.
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    Fitted a Midi fuse in a Victron Lynx Distributor. Is it OK?

    Sounds good. I have been dealing with same issues I ended up getting slightly bigger wire to warrant the larger mega fuses higher amp ratings. Now having trouble finding a combiner box. I’m actually thinking of connecting all my strings into a lynx power in. No idea if that’s the right thing to...
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    Strings from pv array.

    Thanks for your reply. Yeah I can’t get an 8 string one here. Only as high as the 6. America seem to be better geared up for this stuff. I bought a combiner box and found that someone asked if it would do a 48v system with a large wattage and the answer came back that it couldn’t. So that went...
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    Strings from pv array.

    Hi everyone. I have 8 strings from my pv array and I need to get them down to just one positive and one negative. I have dc isolators for them to go through and they are fused before they get to this. But when they come out trying to find something with a large enough amperage and voltage in the...
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    48v isolation switches stopping 58v pylontech batteries?

    Hi everyone. I bought pylontech batteries and along side them I wanted to be able to isolate them. (Extra safety) because they can be turned off. They say you have to isolate the negative and positive. Now is that because 48v isolation switch isn’t enough on a 58v battery and it somehow works if...
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    48v 400amp ANL fuse holder?

    Yeah I have added a 48v isolation switch between my power inns. Now this is where it gets tricky and I’m going to ask this question which is similar to yours somewhere else on this forum. when I bought the pylontech us3000 c batteries they say you don’t have to have a isolation switch because...
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    48v 400amp ANL fuse holder?

    It may be able to but I haven’t found anything definite. The other problem with the lynx system is that I read the power in can only take a 22 mm cable where the fuses go. That isn’t big enough to take my inverter cable 50mm . So I’m attaching it to the bus bars at the ends that stick out and...
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    48v 400amp ANL fuse holder?

    Thank you! that helps because that site also had a data sheet. A lot of the ones I found said they are 32v. The one you found says 80vdc which is great and I have seen that fuse holder here in uk. So I now know that’s fine. Surely the fuse is the bit that matters the holder should be able to...
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    48v 400amp ANL fuse holder?

    Hi everyone. I can get 48v 400amp ANL fuse but can’t find a holder that is for a 48v system. I can get a class t fuse rated the same but not the holder. What the heck! Some don’t state what dc volts they carry. Any help much appreciated. Fraser
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    Fuse problems. With 48 v lynx distributor

    Yeah that’s what it looks like which is really annoying, plus they are soo expensive. It’s a fuse 🤷‍♂️.
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    Low amp 48v fuses?

    Yeah wishing I hadn’t git 2 lynx power inns as my distributors now.
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    Low amp 48v fuses?

    Yeah them fuses they have sent all have to go back. It does annoy me when you even ask just to make sure they really are 80vdc. Just lazy incompetent people. So don’t bother with them. Not sure what I’m going to do about the 400 48v fuse. I have upped my wiring so 125 amp fuse will work on the...
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    Fuse problems. With 48 v lynx distributor

    Hi everyone. Really wishing I hadn’t bought lynx distributors my 48 v system. I just can’t find 400 amp mega fuse. Can I use ANL fuses in the distributor.?
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    Low amp 48v fuses?

    So far they have sent brand names ‘little fuse’ and ‘MIA’ I think that’s what it says. I will see if I can get a data sheet on them.
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    Low amp 48v fuses?

    I agree. Plus they arrive in a little plastic bag with no details. They just have their business card in the bag.
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    Low amp 48v fuses?

    Hi everyone. I thought it was too good to be true I found a place that sold 48v mega fuses. Or did I....... So found a place online called altecautomotive. Their web site stated that they are 32vac and 80vdc. So I thought great! I sent the guy a message to make sure that was correct, and he said...
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    48 v 40 amp mega fuse?

    That sounds interesting. I honestly haven’t been able to find things like this. I first bought a combiner box for the solar strings but found it couldn’t take the amount of watts I had in my array. I wouldn’t know what I was looking at in that box. My electrician would but I would have to watch...
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    48 v 40 amp mega fuse?

    Many thanks! That has helped.
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    48 v 40 amp mega fuse?

    hi everyone. I’m stuck. I can’t find any fuses with small enough amperage to work with my victron 150/35 mppt and the lynx distributor. The wire size I’m using was 10mm going out. I thought a 40 or 45 mega fuse would do. Can’t get one for 48v system.......So I’m looking to use the max wire that...
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