Thinking of Buying solar?

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    They are used, whatever the advert says, and they are 60-cell household panels, not immediately suitable for motorhome use with 12V batteries.

    You would need to be very careful choosing an MPPT controller for that panel.

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    More or less any MPPT controller of a suitable rating will be fine with them. I think the only issue is their size, 1.65m by 1.0m. Not every MH would have room for them and they might need extra supports underneath, depending how they were mounted.
     
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    Andy might be interested in half a dozen.. ;)
     
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    Not that careful!
    Use with Tracer MPPT's - for a single panel on a 12V system you can use a 20A MPPT with this panel but will only generate a maxium of 260W as they have a current limiting function. To get the full 270W you will need to use a 30A MPPT.:LOL::LOL::LOL: Also check out these

    50W 12V Small sized solar panels - £55
    These are a small size to fit in those spaces where our bigger ones just don’t fit
    http://www.bimblesolar.com/12v-vikram-50w

    Also we’ve got 12V 100W panels too - £105
    http://www.bimblesolar.com/12v-vikram-100w

    max
     
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    No i dont have to work on the side:LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    That i am, if i can save any members from being ripped off then i would be HAPPPPPEEEEEYYYYY:LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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    I don't have to work at all :LOL:
     
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    but your 100watt units are poly and dearer than very many mono of the same wattage?
     
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    Tut tut tut in breach of the rules
    Rule 2 Do not post defamatory comments on this forum.
    Motorhomefun is not the place to post defamatory posts about any person or company no matter how you might feel justified in doing so. This is a forum to discuss the Fun aspect of motorhomes and not a place to 'rubbish' others, spread gossip or assist campaigns against companies or individuals.:D:D:D
     
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