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Old 08-26-2010, 08:19 PM   #1
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Solar panel installation

I'm in Australia, and are completely off the mains grid. We wish to install the 9 24VOLT 200watt panels on our shed but have no wiring diagrams.
Hubby is a very competent, qualified auto elec and has done other successful wiring jobs. (ie, still alive, hehe)
Does anyone have any diagrams to share please? Or direct me to a site i can get them from? Thanks!
Much appreciated, Claire
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Old 08-26-2010, 09:40 PM   #2
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Solar panel installation

The charge controller you select will probably dictate the hookup of the batteries. I'd go for a series hookup to keep the current small. You should probably get a controller with Maximum Power Point Tracking.

1800 W for 6 hours each 24 hour day will give you about half the energy that a US house uses each 24 hour day.

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