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Old 10-27-2013, 10:34 AM   #21
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Re: solar panels

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Originally Posted by moo View Post
1) panels and batteries in series (24V)

2 panels @ 40W = 80W (
solar kits array area)
80W / 24V = 3 1/3 Amperes
115 Ah / 3 1/3 A = 34.5 hours of FULL sunlight to charge a DEAD batteries

2) there are three different stages of charging a lead-acid battery, good to have something to limit the float charge current to reduce heat and gassing off of electrolyte

3) you can use the solar array to ensure your batteries are full all
Awesome details.. I have been using solar panels for two years on my home roof..Yes the cost of installation is bit high but eventually the electricity bill will come down

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