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Old 08-12-2018, 01:13 PM   #1
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Best Solar Panel

I have a 2018 Laredo and would like assistance picking a solar panel to keep our battery topped up when we are away from the RV if the electricity should go out. There is a solar plug in already built into the trailer.

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Old 08-12-2018, 01:45 PM   #2
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If you are like me and don't like the idea of drilling holes in the roof then a portable solar kit might be the answer. The good ones come with a controller that will vary the charging amps according to the discharge level of the battery; thus protecting the battery from overcharge. I'd recommend a 100w minimum size. Good companies to look at for both kits and permanent mount are Zamp and Renogy.
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Old 08-12-2018, 01:50 PM   #3
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Look at the plug on the side of your trailer, itís probably 10A max, not really that much.

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Old 08-12-2018, 02:25 PM   #4
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I use a single 100W Renogy solar panel with a 30A charge controller. Works like a champ. This is the exact system I have installed.


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