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Old 03-22-2016, 02:20 AM   #11
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Thanks for the info fairenatic, most helpful.
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Old 03-22-2016, 06:23 AM   #12
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I wouldn't think they prewire a TT different then a 5th.
If they aren't using 8ga from the roof connection, the roof solar would be about useless. Just the fact the run would be 20-25 or more feet to the batteries makes me think they are using 8ga.
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Thanks for the info fairenatic, most helpful.
No problem. That is what this forum is all about.
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This thread has some more info on the prewired units.

https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f6...rop-33934.html
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Was hoping someone replied to your question Sheldon. Doesn't seem to be a lot of information out there kinda surprised.
Here's to hoping mine comes in from the factory quickly and I can answer for you!

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The pre-installed wiring could also handle more than 200Watts of power. If you assume the 20 amp limit as mentioned before that would be around 300 watts using 12v nominal panels 17-18 volt panels. If you use high voltage panels and a MPPT controller the sky is the limit really. Theoretically you can have 20 amps and 150 volts coming from your roof for a total of 3000 watts and not exceed 20 amps. You would have to upgrade the wiring between the controller and the batteries but that is a short run hopefully.

A single 36 cell panel (260 watts) will only output around 8-9 amps. Pair that with an MPPT controller and you would have a pretty capable system. Add another panel and you would have lots of power and still be under 20 amps.

Or you can use the smaller 12 volt panels and wire them in series for higher voltage from the roof.

Hope that makes sense.

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