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Old 11-11-2015, 12:13 PM   #1
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Suitcase Solar and semi-permanent install

Have a suitcase 100W panel that comes with alligator clips to connect to the battery. I would like to put a permanent wire to the batteries and place a connector / plug on the coach for ease of setup.

Anybody done that? Have any ideas on the type of connectors/plugs?

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Old 11-11-2015, 12:29 PM   #2
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Wondering the same thing myself as this is what I want to do. Also do you have to do anything with the existing charging system when plugging in a solar charger?

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Old 11-11-2015, 01:33 PM   #3
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I use a connector similar to this:


Attach it to a short section of battery cables connected to the posts. Mine goes right next to the steps. Make sure the cables are well protected from nicks.
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Old 11-12-2015, 06:20 AM   #4
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I ordered a custom cable set with ring connectors on one end and Anderson Power Poles on the other end that matched the connectors on the Renogy alligator clips. Another solution would be just to cut the alligator clips off and install ring connectors on the ends instead.
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