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Old 06-14-2014, 09:28 AM   #1
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I have a small rooftop solar panel on my 1997 dolphin that looks like it was installed by previous owner. I do not to my knowledge have an inverter. What does this do?
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Normally, it just charges your 12V battery system, but all depends on how it was set up.
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Probably set up to charge house batteries. If you look in the bays you should see a controller & so can see where the wires go from there.
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If it's the same as mine mounted on the cover of one of the air conditioner covers it is connected to the house batteries. However, it is not large enough to charge the batteries. It's only designed to maintain fully charged batteries, and it doesn't do a very good job at that. Doesn't have a controller to small to need one.

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