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Old 11-18-2014, 09:50 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Sandiegodoug View Post
So my question still out there
Do I need a solar shut off switch
Or can it be on all the time even when I'm plugged in? Hooked up to batteries

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It can be on all the time - even when hooked up to shore power. The charge controller will send or not send the solar power to the batteries as needed.

The disconnect would be more for when you need to do maintenance I would think - but (carefully) disconnecting the wires at the controller would accomplish the same thing.


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Old 11-18-2014, 09:54 AM   #12
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The controller has an on/off switch
So if I have to I would use that
I just want the simplest system with least amount of connections to corrode over time

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