solar regulator instructions

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  1. walburga

    walburga Funster

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    IMG_20150815_132751.jpg Anyone got instructions for this solar reg ?
    Trying to rig it to control my stand alone 60 watt folding panel, but the battery voltage is going into 15v+ in bright sunlight.
    The light on the left is flashing blue, middle light nothing, and on the right it's amber.
    Got the reg given to me last year.....maybe that's the answer !

    Regards

    Allen

    ps: Also, the button top right appears to be an on / off switch...tried it..nothing changes?
     
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  2. Flamenca

    Flamenca Funster Life Member

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    I would buy a new controller if I were you.
     
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    Looks like it.
     
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    The controller is wired correctly as per photo.
    The 3rd terminals are for dusk to dawn lighting, once the panel stops charging it allows a limited current to flow to a night light or porch light etc without direct battery connection...the button top right controls the light on and off at night.
    4th terminals are for a low powered, usually around 2 amps max, secondary supply...12v cig socket for phone charge etc.

    By your description of lights function its knackered.
     
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    I have a similar one and it's important in what order things are connected. If memory serves me right, as I can't find original instructions, you need to connect the supply from the panels last otherwise it displays a fault light.
     
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    This is my regulator (EBAY item No 331490150750, has worked faultlessly for 5 years. Not bad for under a tenner :)
     
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