Solar Panel

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  1. WorkandTravel

    WorkandTravel Read Only Funster

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    New to the community, just bought an 04 Pilote Pacific P6. We find it is a really nice 'home and remarkably (in my experience) everything is working :BigGrin:

    We are now kitting it out and are considering installing a roof fixed solar panel so we can use more of the small (non hook-up) sites across the UK (and beyond later). Anyone any recommendations on installers? (as I am rubbish at DIY and fear connecting it with the existing power arrangement which seems rather complicated).

    Thanks in advance :Smile:

    WorkandTravel
     
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    Mark from C.L.S. fitted ours at the Pickering show last year. Good job and pleased with them. :BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Good tip from the last poster. Get it fitted at a show and you can try it out whilst there.

    A panel of 75w or bigger will probally be needed ad battery capacity of about 120-150 amp hrs. If you are only using a small leisure batt your not getting the most out of the panel as as soon as this small batteru gets full the panel will switch off.

    Phill
     
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    Detroit solar fitted mine at a show, good job done and good price.:Smile:
     
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    Great, thanks for the replies, so I might need a new battery too :(

    Where can I find CLS on the web? Googled it to no avail :Sad:

    thanks again... 20 days to go and then off for years to come !
     
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    Look in the member list he is there. The reason you could not find it on google s you have to put a period C.L.S. like so. :Smile:
     
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    Many thanks all, I've got in touch with Mark and two others and have three 'quotes' now from 'reliable businesses' :BigGrin:

    All looks good and we'll be adding a panel in a few weeks, and as suggested add a second leisure battery too.

    Thanks again all! :thumb:

    WorkandTravel
     
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