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Old 12-06-2014, 18:20   #1
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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
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Old 12-06-2014, 18:55   #2
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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.
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Old 12-06-2014, 18:58   #3
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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,
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