Help please - epsolar Viewstar controller

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  1. Daveg

    Daveg Funster

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    I changed our leisure battery last week. The solar panel regulator shows that the panel is working fine, but there is no charge going into the battery. Before I changed the battery it was performing, if not optimally.

    I have looked at the manual and it is beyond my very limited understanding. I can't find any reference to the problem in Troubleshooting and don't know how to figure out what to do. I am tempted to try the reset option, but don't know if that will fry something.

    I am intending to get the controller replaced later in the year, having been told by an expert that it is badly fitted and a poor fit with the shaudt eletrobloc. I would, however, like some use from the panel in the interim, as we spend a lot of time off grid.

    Can anyone advise please?

    Dave
     
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    i have have an inline fuse between control unit and battery ,if you have ,check its not blown.
     
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    when you changed the battery did you disconnect the solar as well?
    try disconnecting solar and battery then reconnect battery then solar panel

    joe
     
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    I just swapped the new one in without touching the solar regulator, which is directly wired onto the terminals. No inline fuse either - one of the things whoever installed it got wrong apparently.

    Dave
     
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    Try disconnecting solar and battery then connect battery then reconnect solar

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