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Old 03-02-2016, 11:13 PM   #29
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Aye. Now we are getting some where. I failed to mention i am running an ac unit and a refrigerator. I picked a few brains in person, a rep at renogy, a rep at NOCO and a rep at abtteries plus. I was told( after calculations and math) if drained all four 125 AH batteries dead it would take 20 hours to recharge with 300 watts solar power.. However i was informed not to let them get below 50%.

I will not be really using any kind of power u til the evening. Past 5. And generally be in bed around 10. So i may ustitlize power for anywhere between 2 hours and 8 hours(depending on the day)

Ideally id like to enhance my schedule to be in bed by 10 every night regardless of work. I wont be in front of the tv always. I have other things to do. The mornings are for gym shower and work prep so no electro ics there. Soits days off im mostly concerned about. I do plan to keep my generator and fix it ...eventually.

This system cones with a 40 amp charge controller. Not sure about a battery monitor but sure i see good reason to get one (if that isnt the charge controller too).
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:03 AM   #30
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Heres an update of my solar set up so far.




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Old 03-22-2016, 01:38 PM   #31
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CgZito, it's looking quite good! What type of batteries did you choose?
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Old 03-22-2016, 10:55 PM   #32
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Alano i used vmax 12 volt 125 amp hour batteries. I have a xantrex freedom sw2012 pure sine wave inverter on the way. My next project is to clean up the battery bank area and build extra storage.
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Old 03-22-2016, 11:03 PM   #33
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Nice. Just wanted to make sure you selected AGMs for use inside the trailer!
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Old 08-05-2016, 05:25 PM   #34
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Just an update for those interested. I have renovated quite a bit inside my 1993 b190 airstream. Took two days but i got a 32 inch tv and some style in there.
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