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Old 09-10-2015, 01:22 PM   #1
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First Solar Installation...

I'm going to do my first solar system install shortly and am gathering as much info as I can before proceeding. Trojan battery and AM Solar Rocker hardware on the way; Grape Solar panels, Zantrex charge controller and inverter in hand; and Trimetric 2030RV coming also.
My question has to do with penetrating the roof to run the MC4 cables inside. What method/ hardware is used to do so? I can't see drilling a hole through the roof large enough to fit the MC4 connectors through and filling with SikaFlex. It seems I've seen a video where someone had a junction box mounted up on the roof.
Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
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How may solar panels of what size? Based on that the supplied cables may be undersized in gauge to maximize the output of your panels. AMSolar sells a junction box for exactly what you need.
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I called AM Solar after my thread post. Roger there set me up with C box cables, and connectors. Great people over there!

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How may solar panels of what size? Based on that the supplied cables may be undersized in gauge to maximize the output of your panels. AMSolar sells a junction box for exactly what you need.
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