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  1. outkast

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    was thinking about installing a 80 watt solar panel to the roof of my van, what else will I need for it to work other than the panel itself?

    Thanks, Dave
     
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    at least 4mmsq cable, a quality solar controller/regulator and a waterproof junction box for the wiring where it enters the van.
     
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    Thank you. :Smile:
     
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    The SUN!!! ::bigsmile::winky::RollEyes::thumb:::bigsmile:
     
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    Cable, solar regulator, sealant, fixings to mount to roof.
     
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    Make sure you have adequate batteries to store the power. I also recommend a Battery Master to transfer excess charge to the engine battery when leisure one is charged, useful if you leave the vehicle parked up especially if you have an alarm fitted.
     
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    More the merrier, have you compared prices on 100 and 125 ?
     
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