Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-06-2014, 18:20   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Punta Gorda Fl
Boat: 40' Leopard
Posts: 316
solar panels on e-bay

Has anyone bought the Remogy Kit [solar complete kit ]
from e-bay?
The kit included 30 amp charge cntroler,20' of cable ,mc-4 branch controler
and,1000 watt pure sine battery inverter. the price was 5hundred something or best offer. today I got an email offering this item to me for jjust under 3 hundred. Has any one bought one of these kits ?

Any advice on solar kits. I am installing solar on a 40 leopard
rancher44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2014, 18:55   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Southern Tier, NY
Boat: Newport 28
Posts: 273
Re: solar panels on e-bay

Renogy? Or is it really a Remogy with an 'm' ?

I have a 100 watt kit, purchased from them direct through Amazon was about $160 or so. They offer the 100 watt kit, with that inverter, direct at $379

Complete Kit 100W Poly | Renogy Store

It's the same kit I got, plus the inverter (which I didn't need anyway). That said, I've been pretty happy with my panel. It might not be as aesthetically pleasing to the eye for everyone, but function-wise, it works great for me. I have it wired to a pair of GC2s and it keeps it up just fine. I was out in a couple pretty cloudy days, and the panel had them topped back off in just a few hours of sun the next morning. if you're able to get it for under $300, and it's a new kit, I'd consider that a pretty decent bargain. I assume it's the 100 watt kit, but you didn't mention if it it was that, or 200w, etc.

There are a LOT out there, all depends on what sort of usage you have, what loads you're putting, and what kind of amp draw you have and need to replenish.
CharlzO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-06-2014, 18:58   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Melbourne Australia
Boat: Paper Tiger 14 foot, Gemini 105MC 34 foot Catamaran Hull no 825
Posts: 1,740
Re: solar panels on e-bay

I just put my Solar Panels off my boat onto my 36 foot Coach, Its Been there for ten years,

I have 270 Watts of panels, one 30 amp MPPT Controler, One 30 amp fuse, I Never run out of power,
I have 400 Amp hours of Batterys,

My Boats new system, will have 400 Amps of Solar, 40 amp MPPT controler, One 5000 Watt Invertor, With a 10,000 Watt surge, and 400 amp hours of Battery, and a wind genny,

400 watts of panels, 200 amps X two, $440-00 Delivered, 40 amp controller, Approx $60-00 Delivered,
5000 watt Invertor was $500-00 delivered, Fuse about $5-00,
The Prolink battery monitor was $300-00 Delivered,

The Diodes are already in the panels,
Mine is as simple as you can get, But it does work and very well,

I also put heavier wiring in,
Mr B is offline   Reply With Quote

panels, solar, solar panels

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wiring of Wind Generator and Solar Panels Da BigBamboo Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 38 15-10-2007 12:21
Full Spectrum Solar Panels (Relocated) GordMay Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 1 01-02-2006 11:59
Do You Need Solar Panels? StoutWench Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 3 15-12-2005 20:33
Solar panels - life expectancy Talbot Construction, Maintenance & Refit 3 16-11-2005 16:52

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:33.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.