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Old 10-19-2014, 08:12 PM   #1
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Generator with solar questions.

I am going to add solar to my trailer, but I know I will still need the generator for some stuff. My question is when I need the generator, do I turn off the solar charger. I am just wondering if it is OK to have the converter charge the batteries at the same time as the solar.? Thanks for any help.
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Old 10-20-2014, 06:45 AM   #2
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I have 4 panels on my trailer and I never disconnect when hooked to the truck or shore power. as long as it is wired correctly you should be fine.
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It is all automatic.. nothing to worry about..
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As far as wiring it right, I would go from the panel to the charge controller to the batteries? Is that the right way?
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