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Old 10-03-2022, 07:16 PM   #1
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Correct wiring for installing Solar Charge Controller

I can't find the answer to this precise question anywhere.

I have four 6V LA batteries wired 2S/2P. I'm installing a solar system.

Do I wire the charge controller to the same two leads that are going from the battery bank to the coach? Or is there a better way?

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Old 10-03-2022, 07:34 PM   #2
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Same, that's how the charger is wired.
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The output of the solar charge controller needs to connect to your Pos/Neg coach battery terminals.


I would also highly recommend something like this (with appropriate amps) on your wire from your panels to your controller and from your controller to your batteries.





From time to time I find myself needing to turn off one or the other and this makes it VERY convenient. Also good for safety reasons.


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I would suggest checking out the explorist.life website and YouTube channel. Tons of great info there!
Here’s a link to get you started:

https://www.explorist.life/solarwiringdiagrams/
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Duh. Great answer.
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