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Old 12-14-2010, 03:20 PM   #1
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04 American Tradition Solar Controller?

I have a solar panel on the rear roof of my coach. I can not find a controller box which might tell me if it is working or not. I have seen on other posts that these monitors are located in different places on other coaches. Any information/discription on this monitor would be much appreciated.. Thanks
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Old 12-15-2010, 10:01 PM   #2
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There should be a red led on one of your air conditioning units that lights up when the solar is working. Mine has a label indicating it is for the solar panel. It is a fairly weak panel do not expect very much.

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The solar panel charging is controlled via the Intellitec Batetry Charge Controller (BCC), which is in the battery compartment. It is a black box on the rear wall on the right. You can get a service manual for the BCC on the Intellitec web site - yours is a Model 800 like mine. It explains the functions of the BCC, including solar, and shows schematics as well.

There is no solar charge LED in a Tradition. Wish there was - I've though about adding one some day.
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Home is in the Ocala Nat'l Forest near Ocala, FL
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Thanks for the information. I appreciate it.
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