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Old 07-30-2015, 01:16 PM   #11
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I believe the Zamp has a reverse polarity to the other units out there. Its there way to have a proprietary system that only uses there product. this can be fixed with a little wiring change I believe.
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Old 07-30-2015, 01:20 PM   #12
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That was my fear...my luck I would fry something then have to explain my "tinkering" to my husband : > )


Zamp seems a bit pricey in comparison to what is available in the market.
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Old 07-30-2015, 01:33 PM   #13
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Yes - make sure to read instructions which connection goes to positive and negative - always check w a volt meter -

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Old 07-30-2015, 01:57 PM   #14
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:22 PM   #15
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Seems like that is only a matter of wiring, connectors and polarity. With only a little DYI electrical skill and that should be doable.
Dealer told me on the 26RR I am ordering Zamp only. Read the Zamp literature on line Solar Ready RV Solar Kits - Zamp Solar for a unit for pre wired RV,s and they include a controller which leads me to believe the plug on the side of the unit is just wiring to the battery. Also Zamp literature mentioned the new wiring unit replacing alligator clips going to the battery. Of course the three plugs on the roof for big units is something else.
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:53 PM   #16
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I have the Zamp connection on my XLR Hyperlight 29 - it's 2 wires with a plug on the end mounted to unit - nothing special- no controller involved -
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Old 07-30-2015, 10:45 PM   #17
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This is what is included with Zamp solar prewireClick image for larger version

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I'm not against Zamp - I think they have a great solar product - just very expensive compared to anybody else
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I checked out the HF solar kit back in March when not on sale. I bought a Renogy 100watt solar suitcase with the View Star 10amp controller for $235 and free shipping. See they are now $280. Works great and fits nicely under my dinette seat. I even made my own permanent fused pigtail with Anderson connectors for easy hookup to my coach batteries.
Note: the View Star controller allows me to do up to 16 volt equalization of the batteries.
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I should of named this post Solar on a Budget - 😃


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I've been researching solar panels and for the money Harbor Freight has a sweet deal till friday for member ($10 yearly) thunderbolt 45 watt / 3amp output - portable solar panel kit

3 15watt panels, voltage regulator light kit mounting hardware ect

For $129 dollar by 2 and your set up - or by another just to have for $129 you can't go wrong. I bought 2 😃

Check it out on Harbor Freight Tools ‚Äď Quality Tools at Discount Prices Since 1977 item # 68751 non member price $189.99
$129.99 with coupon 65367390


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Have you tried it and does it work?
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