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Old 01-04-2010, 04:35 PM   #1
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Solar Panel Trouble Shooting Help

Hello, The Husband would like some help troubleshooting his solar panel outage....

Oh, that's right we are heading into 'Global warming' 36" of the white stuff since 12/31/09... Upstate NY
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Old 01-04-2010, 04:43 PM   #2
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moving the trailer south 1200 miles may help
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Old 01-04-2010, 04:58 PM   #3
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Hello, The Husband would like some help troubleshooting his solar panel outage....

Oh, that's right we are heading into 'Global warming' 36" of the white stuff since 12/31/09... Upstate NY
Funny!

Great photo too.
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Old 01-04-2010, 05:39 PM   #4
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Time heals most all wounds.

Your solar should repair itself in 3-4 months all on it's own. Or, you can do as Rick says and take a little trip.

Not to worry.
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Old 01-04-2010, 10:13 PM   #5
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Throw the mode switch . . .

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Hello, The Husband would like some help troubleshooting his solar panel outage....
Did he remember to throw the mode switch from "Solar" to "Snowlar"?
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If you haven't waited too long, try a leaf blower up on a ladder.
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:51 PM   #7
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Solar Heater for Solar Cell...what an idea!

Seems to happen here in TN also, I went out today and got the snow off my solar tender that keeps battery up all winter. Maybe someone should make a solar heater for the solar cell to keep ice off .
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You might move the solar panel to a side window. Well, you might have to put another panel in the side window. By the time you get to the one on the roof, you won't need to move it.
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TN Solar bounce

Try this upload thing again. In my case I did put my two solar tenders in the front window, so with all the snow I had good reflection.

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