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Old 03-02-2016, 10:30 PM   #1
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2016 Jayco Eagle HT 26.5 bhs-looking for the solar wire drop

So, been looking for the drop point for the wires that exit the rooftop solar rewire. For now, I just want to hook up a couple of panels to keep the battery charged.

The wires on the Go Power entry point look to be Red and Black (no picture sorry!). I have pulled off the cabinet wiring cover, on which the other side is the solar prep template, right above the green circuit board (first pic, looks like wiring spaghetti). I have examined the "hidden" fusebox/distribution center, don't see anything (all accounted for as far as i can determine, looks like a 12v dist. center). I have found what appears to be heavier gauge wires that lead back to the battery (Picture of the black and white wires parallel in the foreground, wiring spaghetti in the background, terminating in disconnected leads in the driverside battery/lift storage area). The last pic is whats behind the microwave.

I Can't find the solar drop! Is it behind the fridge? Am i missing something obvious? It seems that the solar prewire drop is not...there...

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-02-2016, 10:39 PM   #2
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Lancehead, I think your hidden distribution is the remote board.

Where is your converter?
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Old 03-02-2016, 11:31 PM   #3
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The controller is down below, offset of the Oven. I can provide pictures tomorrow. I have not installed anything yet!
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Old 03-03-2016, 06:50 AM   #4
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If it's not behind your panel and not behind the basement wall under the stair area, then it must be behind the converter
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Old 03-03-2016, 10:04 AM   #5
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did you call jayco .they will walk you through it.or get you in touch with a tech.
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Old 03-03-2016, 03:47 PM   #6
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I found mine long ago.
I'm just wondering why it's so hard for you HT guys to find.
Look here https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f6...les-27207.html
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Old 03-03-2016, 09:24 PM   #7
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ok, thanks all. I will call Jayco and provide a status update.
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Old 03-09-2016, 12:58 PM   #8
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The pics are where Jayco said the solar controller goes (mine wasn't sent with the template). The drawing and measurements are from their factory techs - the CS manager sent me the template with the diagram on the back. I took a pic of where it looks like it should be, but I'm hesitant to cut into the wall at that location. I'm checking with my dealer to see if it's something their service techs can do.
I might have found the wires at the battery - one white and one black - both 8G - getting there slowly!



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Old 03-09-2016, 01:28 PM   #9
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That does not look like a good location for the solar charge controller even if the wires do go there. You want the controller as close to the batteries as possible.

I would look into re-running wires if that is the case. Good spot for a remote but not the controller itself.

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Old 03-09-2016, 01:39 PM   #10
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This is the "controller" I'm referring to - thinking it's actually the remote for the controller?


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The wires are coiled up and hung behind the wall in the front storage. Where the rats nest of wires and plumbing are.

Here is the template, it is attached to the wall. Read the bottom line in yellow.

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