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Old 03-20-2019, 05:42 PM   #43
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450 watts of solar measured with my Mppt on a cool sunny day I'm getting 9 amps. I expect more amps on a hot sunny day .I'm using number 6 wire for my panels and batteries and 0.2 wire for the inverter.


With 450 watts of solar, 9amps is less than half of what you should be getting. A single 200 watt panel should be 9-11amps per the specs on the high tech site. Your wiring seems adequate so not sure why your amps are so low if it is truly sunny...temp wonít make that big a difference unless itís really cold.
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Old 03-21-2019, 08:16 AM   #44
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The system is new and most days where less then sunny the panel's are putting out 20 volts and keeping the batters at 90 percent . I installed the system this year my self and will investigate the amp issue when there is full sun .
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My agm battery charge best at 10.5 amps . I have mppt 60 amp controller with microprocessors it monitors amps the 10 amps for the agm battery.
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:25 AM   #46
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450 watts of solar measured with my Mppt on a cool sunny day I'm getting 9 amps. I expect more amps on a hot sunny day .I'm using number 6 wire for my panels and batteries and 0.2 wire for the inverter.
How are your panels wired? If in series 9a is almost max as the voltage adds not the current.
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I connecter the panel's in T to T AND N to N that's series . What is better series or parreal ? Im trying to figure if something is wrong with my system al I could come up with is the controller. I know the system works excelent .
As the O P mention heat has no effect on the out put of solor panels . I under right reflection will produce more energy from the bottom of the panel's up ward .
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I unpacked my panels yesterday. They look like top quality. Frames are very strong and put together well. Can't wait to get started.
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I recently had installed six of the Hitec 200 watt bifacial panels all in series. I haven't been monitoring much l, but I have seen ~129 volts when getting good sun.
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I went home and started mine last week. Got most of the rack done and 4 of 12 completed. Mounted the breaker box and both PT100ís on a piece of phenolic in the bay behind the batteries. Still have a long way to go.
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