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Old 04-04-2014, 13:25   #1
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Connecting solar to batteries

I have bought solar panels. Is there any reason I can not connect them to the house terminal of my battery switch. This would save running wires the extra 20 feet to the batteries. I do have controllers for each panel.
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Re: Connecting solar to batteries

no reason, I connected mine to the main DC panel
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Re: Connecting solar to batteries

Connecting to the switch if fine, just make sure that you install a fuse in the positive wire just before the switch. The size depends on the wire size: 12 gauge use 20 amp, 10 gauge use 30 amp, etc.

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