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Old 10-04-2019, 02:16 PM   #1
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Battery Maint./ Panel Mounting

What keeps a little 10w solar panel from overcharging?? We use 2-100watt portable panels to mounted 30 amp PWM controller for boondocking. Would conectting 10w to controller work or would controller use the energy produced by parasitic draw? Would need change controller wiring to be before disconnect Dragging out a panel or running out 150 ft of cord is a pain. I prefer solar over crappy factory charger. We run the slides about 2-3 times a month while sitting backyard to check int. of TT. I maintain my Flooded batteries, would like a simpler way. Has anyone tried this?? Does anyone know a secure method to mount 100 watt panels to the thin plywood of a Rockwood laminated TT roof. This would be easest solution.
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Old 10-04-2019, 02:19 PM   #2
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I don't think 10w would keep up with any loss while sitting and not being used.
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I don't think 10w would keep up with any loss while sitting and not being used.
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