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Old 05-05-2021, 07:48 PM   #1
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go power GP-PWM-30 solar controller

I have a solar controller installed in my e pro. It is running correctly I think. What I wound like is a video or simple instructions on how to use it.

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I have a solar controller installed in my e pro. It is running correctly I think. What I wound like is a video or simple instructions on how to use it.

Model go power GP-PWM-30 solar controller

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not much you can do accept set the battery type.
there are a couple different versions, one has bluetooth.


on mine the solar wire was never attached from the factory.
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I have a solar controller installed in my e pro. It is running correctly I think. What I wound like is a video or simple instructions on how to use it.

Model go power GP-PWM-30 solar controller

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Set the battery type, point at the sun, and collect energy. You can use a multi-meter to test (check) the output of volts and amps shown on your PWM screen anywhere in the wiring system.

That is about all there is for user settings with a PWM. A good MPPT charge controller like a victrom has a myriad settings.
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not much you can do accept set the battery type.
there are a couple different versions, one has bluetooth.


on mine the solar wire was never attached from the factory.
How do you set the battery type? And mine doesn't have bluetooth
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You read the instruction manual which tells you how to do it.
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You read the instruction manual which tells you how to do it.
I was especially impressed with that little controller because it allows you to connect two separate battery Banks of two separate battery types and the charger would switch over from one to the other
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Every controller I've used says to connect to the battery before connecting to solar. I burnt out the LED charge indicator light in mine by not reading that in time.
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Smile Go Power PWM-30 non-Bluetooth solar charge controller

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How do you set the battery type? And mine doesn't have bluetooth
It's done from the buttons on the front panel. It's not a great user interface, but here are the instructions for the non-Bluetooth charge controller:

https://gpelectric.com/files/gpelect..._GP_PWM_30.pdf

Check out Section 7.0 on page 11. Your controller, like mine, may have additional battery types, e.g., Lithium, but you cycle through those types using the procedure shown. The device shown has provisions for two separate battery types, but as long as there is a battery connected to Battery 1, you're fine. If you don't see Lithium as an option (that means you have an earlier production version of the PWM-30) and you wish to use Lithium batteries, the next best option is "AGM". Mine was in a 2020 ePro that we bought in 2019 and it had the Lithium option.

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