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Old 08-02-2015, 06:04 AM   #1
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2000 Winnebago Suncruser Solar?

Can anyone help me to understand what the small solar panel on the roof is doing and if I can up grade it to do more?
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On our Vectra, it's a 10w panel that charges the starter battery, I think consensus is to leave it as it is.
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It's a 10 watt panel intended to keep the house batteries from completely discharging mostly when in storage. It's the equivalent of a trickle charger. I'm not sure if the circuitry is robust enough to take the current of a more powerful panel. It might be best to call or e mail the people at the factory service center.
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The newer (2014 and newer) units come with a 100 watt or larger solar panel
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Very small trickle charger. If you want to add a larger panel you must use larger wires. When we added a 220 watt panel we used the refrigerator vent on roof to run large wires into the coach.
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