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Old 30-11-2015, 09:40   #1
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What controller would you recommend for a single 75watt panel?

I have two and I'm giving one to a friend and we plan to mount them on the transom of a sailboat to keep out batteries trickle charged 4 hour bilge pumps and the LED lights. Any specific suggestions for the appropriate hardware to wire to the one house battery on both boats would be really helpful. Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

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Re: What controller would you recommend for a single 75watt panel?

P.s. I plan to add a dodger at some point and would add a second flex panel at that time so would be great if it could handle that upgrade eventually.
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Re: What controller would you recommend for a single 75watt panel?

A 8 amp charge controller will handle up to 130 watts of solar (12 volt).
A 30 amp charge controller will handle up to 360 watts of solar (12 volt) which will allow you to start with the 75 watt and expand from there... up to 360 watts.
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Re: What controller would you recommend for a single 75watt panel?

Great info, thanks.
Any good makes or models for either setup would be great.

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