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Old 02-19-2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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80 watt charge controller ????

because of shading from my acs and the width of the panels i can use, i have a problem. i'm stuck with 18 volt panels. around 840 watts to 1040 watts. shadows are making me wire parallel. does anyone know of any larger charger controllers. morninstar and others seem to stop at 60 watt. (3 panels will be up in the morning with 2 shadowed. in the afternoon 2 panels will be up with 3 shadowed)

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Old 02-19-2013, 02:21 PM   #2
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Outback Power - FLEXmax 80. Or a pair of Morningstar 45's or 60's.

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You mean amp rating not watt? The morningstar 60 can handle 60 amps and 800 watts of solar.

What and how many panels are thinking of using?
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:17 PM   #4
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OP is up to 1040 watts of 18 volts so a 60amp morningstar controller is to small.
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