solar panels

Discussion in 'The Beginner' started by jgee, May 10, 2012.

  1. jgee

    jgee Read Only Funster

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    i am considering buying a freestanding solar panel my leisure battery is 75amps does anybody reccomend size type supplier etc who i could buy from as i have no ideas on what i need
     
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    ask in salford someone will get you one and at a low price ask them nice they will get a full van :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Might be worth looking at upgrading the existing battery to a 110Ah first. Then maybe a second battery.

    It really depends what you want to achieve. Are you looking to last 2 nights without hookup or a week?

    For a 75AH battery with very light usage an 80Watt panel will be more than enough. These can be had for around £100. You will need a charge controller as well. It is a DIY job if you are a competent DIY'er. Otherwise the cost can escalate...
     
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    why have it freestanding ? For less than £150 you can get an 80w panel and do a diy fit and forget.. :thumb:

    Just have a read up on the threads, lots of info already posted..
     
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    My Bad, I didn't see the freestanding bit..:Doh:
     
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