Can I replace solar controller with a lcd (1 Viewer)

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I have this. (in pics) and i want to reolace it with a lcd contoller.
Can i just swap this out for a new one or is it more complicated?
This one doesnt show me anything.
All help appreciated.
 

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Jan 19, 2014
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That just looks like an ammeter with battery selection switch. Have you got an actual solar regulator? If the solar panel is small you might not have one. (n)
 
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There is a large rectangular solar panel on the roof but that's the only item i can see to do with solar!
 
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Hmm, it needs somebody to suss it all out with a multimeter and find out what's wired to what etc. I think Some motorhome electric panels have solar connections so will have a built in regulator.

Anyway regarding your question, yes you can either have a new separate regulator with screen or maybe just replace the ammeter with a battery monitor, our BM2 is very good and you can get a mini version too :)
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https://www.nasamarine.com/product/bm1-compact/
 
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Does it go up when the sun shines? Say up to 5amps?

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That is a monitor dedicated to your solar regulator so you won't be able to just swap it.
Better to replace it with a battery monitor like the Victron BVM 700.
 

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