Solar regulator, is this one OK

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  1. Billy23

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    You arn't going to get a genuine MPPT regulator for 22 quid.
    This is a good one, they also do a 200W version about 10 quid cheaper.
     
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    I've got a Victron 75/15. This is the only make recommended by a well known trader on this forum. It is very compact (for easy fitting) and the manufacturer (Dutch) will answer email questions promptly. You should get one for around £80 or less and it will easily cope with 200W but they do bigger models if needed. They are clever bits of kit, fully automatic and run a daily programme as the sun rises and sets to keep the batteries in top condition.
     
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    That's gonna come from China too, look at sellers address.
     
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    I bought a very similar controller from ebay claiming to be mppt. Then i saw an ebay video reviewing them and exposing as fake. It is not MPPT. I opened it up and checked.



    I bought and installed the Victron 75/15 and it is excellent.
     
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