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Old 06-22-2014, 08:50 PM   #1
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My Renogy solar set up

Here is my set up now , i just added the second panel a week ago and
the 30 amp charge controller . each panel is 100watts, 200 watts total. haven't been able to camp with it yet but thought id put a couple pictures on to show set up, its portable with a bout 35-40 ft of cable so i can move it around camp site as we are always in the trees around here in northern wisconsin.
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Old 06-23-2014, 12:06 AM   #2
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Welcome to JOF

Looks like a nice solar set-up, definitely look forward to your feedback on how it performs during your next trip.

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Lookin' good! I like that you made it portable. I like to set up the trailer in the shade to keep it cool. The portable panels w/the 35' cable allow you to set it up in the sun while the trailer is in the shade. Best of both worlds!

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That looks good. Hope it works out for you. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-23-2014, 08:58 AM   #5
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Thanks Rustic Eagle and Brownie. I used the one panel and a sunnsaver 10 amp controller last summer and it worked great. I then thought 2 would be better lol. Will see how I do with it next time out hopefully. I'm just running one group 27 deep cycle batty now might wait till next spring to add a second batty to set up . This should help charge batt even on cloudy days.
I already have led lights in camper and just added the led light strip out side the camper with remote. Will have to get some pictures with the panels set up next time out.
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Welcome to SOLAR Camping!!! Keep us informed as to how it performs. Just remember not to let the battery voltage drop below 12VDC and it will last a lot longer.

Enjoy!!

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I like the portable idea. Been looking at something for the camper and the shed to keep toys charged during the winter and this might just do the trick.
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Thanks Mustang65, its been fun learning a little about the solar side .
it was a toss up between a honda generator 2000 or learn about solar , glad i went solar so far .
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Stingray75 , if you look up renogy on amazon.com , renogy now offers kits that come with a 100 watt panel , 20 ft of cable and a 30 amp controller , when i started my thing last year i did not see the package kits like i see now but its been fun putting it together so far .
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Add a lock to them or they will develop legs and disappear.
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