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  1. Antony bleasdale

    Antony bleasdale Funster

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    hi all, just installed a 100w panel and connected direct to the Sargent ec325 as per manufacturers info. I am receiving a positive charge of about 2amps on a semi sunny day here oop North. Does that seem about right and what sort of input would you expect to see on a nice sunny day
    Many thanks
     
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    That seems perfectly OK. It's a good amount considering it will have been charging all day, even while you were still asleep!
    It will also depend how charged your battery's are and it will be less as the battery's become fully charged.
     
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    2A is pretty good here. Your max is on the lines of 100/12 = 8A BUT because it's flat, not pointing at the sun, this becomes 6A.

    I saw 3 to 4A in Benidorm last month.
     
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    Yes agree.. sounds good.
    Depends on how clear the day is and how much charge is already in the battery..
     
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    Maximum you are likely to see, summer on the med is 5A to 6A.
     
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