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Old 04-08-2018, 08:13 AM   #1
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Solar Question

I have a 2017 Hummingbird 17FD ... it has a solar connector to recharge the battery. Question: If I am only using a small 10W solar panel to tickle during the daytime, do I need to add a controller for voltage flow? I have used permanent solar panels before for a boat and a controller is essential. However, they were bigger panels and on permanent use. If I do need a controller, is there any recommendation for a solar panel tickler that includes a controller or should I buy one and mount it somewhere on the trailer?
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Old 04-09-2018, 06:52 PM   #2
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No, you don’t need a controller. They are perfect for maintaining if you get enough sun. They may not charge w whole lot, but they maintain nicely.
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