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holzknecht 09-27-2020 05:56 PM

solar panel
 
i have a 2021 flagstaff 205 with an 80w nature power solar panel. the panel charges my 2 12v batteries but does not fully charge them after all day in direct sunlight. also i would like to use the solar panel for AC power as well and would like any ideas on what kind of inverter (power brand etc) to use and where to place it and any other ideas or comments.

Flybob 09-27-2020 06:34 PM

You are not going to be able to run your AC on solar panels mounted on your PUP. An 80W panel will provide about 5 amps in full sun. For a mid summer day in full sun you may get 40AHr. into your Battery in a perfect situation. This is why you panel will not fully charge your two batteries. Lots of choices of inverters, remember for each 1 AHr of 120VAC power you use your solar panel will need to replace 10AHr of 12VDC power.

woo10-210 09-27-2020 06:38 PM

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Originally Posted by holzknecht (Post 2422268)
i have a 2021 flagstaff 205 with an 80w nature power solar panel. the panel charges my 2 12v batteries but does not fully charge them after all day in direct sunlight. also i would like to use the solar panel for AC power as well and would like any ideas on what kind of inverter (power brand etc) to use and where to place it and any other ideas or comments.

AC as in 120v alternating current or A/C as in air conditioning?

holzknecht 09-27-2020 08:49 PM

AC as in alternating current... don't have air-conditioning.... sorry


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