DIY Solar Panel Installation
Follow the Off Grid Project and learn how to install your homemade solar panels. The Project will guide you through the process of setting up your solar panels in an optimum location, how to connect the wiring, how to set up a power inverter and how to set up the charge controller.
Solar panel wiring must be done carefully and using the correct size wiring and electronics in order to prevent a fire hazard.
In the Off Grid Project, you will learn how to wire up your own solar panels safely. This includes getting the proper guage wire, connecting a solar charge controller. Connecting the battery banks and fuses, and how to set up a power inverter.
Here is a video of the off grid trailer electronics:
See how larger wires can increase solar panel output tremendously.
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