Originally Posted by mikeo11
I would like to know more about the converter. I am contemplating going to solar and would like to know more about the converter and if it is a smart charger too.
CONGRATULATIONS on the JAYCO!!!
...and WELCOME TO JOF!!! The members here are GREAT!!! There is a lot of GREAT information to be found here. I am sure that you will have information and pictures to share with us... so please do!!
Yes your TT has a smart charge converter, SOLAR will require a separate charge controller. Below is a chart of how the Battery Charge controller works in my TT. If has been turned off since going SOLAR in 2012. We have a "RVing with SOLAR
" Social group with a lot to SOLAR and battery information.
2013 Jayco Eagle 284BHS
250Watt Grape Solar Panel, MorningStar MPPT 60 Charge Controller
1500 Watt Ramsond PSI, 2 Trojan T145 Batteries (260Ah)
2 - AirSight Wireless IP Cameras (used as rear view cameras)
EnGenius WI-FI extender, D-Link wireless (n) modem
MagicJack Internet Phone
2012 Ford F150XLT, EcoBoost w/3.73
157" Wheel base, HD Towing Package
Our Solar Album http://www.jaycoowners.com/album.php?albumid=329