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Old 09-02-2016, 11:53 AM   #15
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Depends on your application.

I use mine to top off batteries with a 100w panel when in storage.

I considered removable but I am too lazy to keep lugging it around. I always have my gens anyways.
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Old 09-04-2016, 10:51 AM   #16
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Still trying to think it all through. Leaving for the Canadian Rookies this week so it will have to wait. I have just installed a TM 2030 and SC 2030 in anticipation. I hooked up a portable 80w with its own controller through the trailer and the TM 2030 so now I can watch as the electricity travels.
Right now I am leaning towards a roof mount system. Everything is in place (monitor and controller) and I have identified the factory installed solar wiring. The TM 2030 is working great and I know the portable works. Now I just have to decide if I have the guts to rip off the TV (television) antenna and start putting holes in the AS. (One idea was to cut the post on the mushroom antenna low enough for the panel to sit over and cap it off. Comments?)
Lew I'll probably purchase the AM panels and mounts. I've read most everything posted here. With the 2030's and the pre installed wires any additional points of wisdom??? THAANKS
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A nickel says Lew will tell you not to bother with the pre-installed wiring. It's too small.


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Little 54, I used the same TM2030 with SC2030 hooked up to an Anderson plug at the battery box so I could plug in the 22ft umbilical to a connection on my truck where I had 3 Renogy flexible 100w panels mounted. All was we until 2 of the 3 panels went south. Renogy fully reimbursed me for the panels and shipping.
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And I meant to say before my fat fingers got in the way, I will do it again when I can find the right panels. But this time I will leave air space and mount them on some sort of tilt arrangement.
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A nickel says Lew will tell you not to bother with the pre-installed wiring. It's too small.


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Solar on TV?

Meh. In my opinion the factory installed pre wire is only worth s nickel. 😀


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