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SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby tonyiiiafl » June 6th, 2021, 6:52 am

Those are the same as I have. Once you check out photo 2, same situation, Marked POS POS in, and NEG NEG out. Don’t quite understand that. However, I am running 4 panels,, 2 each hooked in series, then joining the 2 in series in a parallel manner, so these will work, just confusing as all Hell!

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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby tonyiiiafl » June 6th, 2021, 8:08 am

Also, here is the installation better than 1/2 done. I am surprised, but those panels are SOLID! Full cure in another 12 hours, but they do not budge! I have a cubby on my 390 behind the couch where the central vac is, I am going to tuck the MPPT charge controller in there. I am also going to place a disconnect switch before and after the controller. Over kill for 2?
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby Midnightsun » June 6th, 2021, 9:52 am

Marked POS POS in, and NEG NEG


That stands for "piece of $hit" and "no effen good". Got to buy some of the good stuff. :-D
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby tonyiiiafl » June 6th, 2021, 11:51 am

You made me laugh !
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby Tireless » June 8th, 2021, 10:36 am

Your panels mounted with 4200 are going no where. My friend had to move 4 elevator bolts this week end to install a new panel. He had a hard time getting the mounts off to move them. Mine are mounted the same way and I have had no issues.

The install looks great.

Greg
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby tonyiiiafl » June 8th, 2021, 12:46 pm

Thank you, I hope to finish up this weekend, final photos to come.
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby g36 » June 8th, 2021, 3:47 pm

Thanks for keeping the updates and pics coming
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Re: SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

Postby Viper » June 8th, 2021, 9:08 pm

Great job Tony, can't wait to get some real life operating numbers from you.

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