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Tag Archives: small solar systems
If you have read this post, you know how to figure out how many panels and batteries you need. You can use either new or used solar panels.
To build your small solar system you will need
- Solar panels — make sure they are matching panels, same size same manufacturer. You can mix some panels but it takes a bit of expertise to get this right.
- Controller — make sure the controller you get will handle the voltage put out by your panels and it needs to protect your batteries by keeping them from being overcharged.