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Old 09-18-2019, 07:03 AM   #1
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Apex 300BHS solar wire routing

I will be moving solar from my older camper to my Apex 300BHS, and I'm curious what the "standard" method of routing the wiring is for these model RVs. I see two challenges - getting the wiring from the roof into the RV, and getting the wiring into the electrical area under the dinette seat. I guess technically I could stick a charge controller about anywhere and keep all the wiring exterior (put the charge controller in a box by the battery on the tongue) but I would really like it centralized. I also want to be able to see the status info on the charge controller as well.

Anyway, just curious how others have already tackled this issue. I don't see any kind of factory wiring or support for solar on this unit. All it would have needed is a two conductor wire from the roof to the electrical area. :/

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Old 09-30-2019, 08:38 AM   #2
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To answer my own question...
I was able to route the wiring from the roof to the electrical area underneath the dinette bench without any drilling, cutting, etc, at all. It wasn't particularly easy but at least it is possible. I made a video showing the routing if anyone is interested.

Basically I went in through the AC unit on top, then followed those wires into the ceiling. The wires travel across the ceiling and come out in a little boxed in area of the cabinet above the kitchen table. Then the wires go from there down the wall and come out under the bench where all the wiring is.

Feeding the wires along the ceiling was the difficult part and took a lot of patience. Once I had one wire through I taped the other to it and pulled it through along with the first.
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