• Fuses between. a) Battery and Inverter 100A b) MPPT and battery 60A. c) General supply box Max 60A to Fuse box (6 x 15A~25A) ✓ Get cable for a) 35㎜ Get cable for b) 25㎜ Get switch to isolate a) Get switch to isolate b) Get switch to… more »
  • Have laid 13A cable to an external rubber housed 13A socket. This has a 13A plug in the toolroom which plugs into a 3 gang socket block which inturn plugs into the inverter. Rubber housed external socket External wiring from socket, with kinks to allow… more »
  • The batteries arrived today with the MPPT and have been installed. It was late in the day before I had finshed and initially the controller went to bulk then abs. The first thing I did was to make a stainless steel backplate to fasten the controller to… more »
  • Morning Low :: ≥ 12.63 | < 12.63 | < 12.39 | < 12.03     Yield :: ≥ 900 | ≥ 540 | ≥ 230 | ≥ 100 | ≤ 90 Morning Low is the voltage before any charge or use, if I'm up, else it is the lower… more »
  • Yesterday I spoke to Les at Durite about my concerns and today 29th May spoke to Mellisa who is sending an email to Les with directions to this page. a) there is difficulty in viewing the thermometer liquid, being red doesn't help as that is also the… more »
  • Durite 472 (May 2020) Set in adapted Vintage Port wooden box. For more detail see: hydrometer-durite472 more »
  • I have labeled the two S6 145s A and B and the cells in each are respectively (neg to pos), (pos to neg) ~ 1,2,3 Specific Gravity Readings May 12th just before sunset. A1 = 1.280 :: A2 = 1.275 :: A3 = 1.250 | B1 =1.280 :: B2 = 1.275 :: B3 = 1.260 This… more »
  • For the workshop. 3 x REC 250w input in series to 250Ah 12v Rolls S6 145 Low temperature cut-off This setting is available when a VE.Smart network is set-up and the battery temperature is available (e.g. by for example using a Smart Battery Sense or a… more »
  • Just before installation around sunset May 12th the values are 1: 1.260 | 2: 1.265 | 3: 1.250 | 4: 1.250 | 5: 1.245 | 6: 1.250 more »
  • I have bought Rolls again, 1 off Rolls S12 27 (105Ah @ 20Hr) this time direct from Barden UK. A major factor in choice is weight. I only want to lift around 30Kg. The previous HT 31 was 27.5Kg. The new S12 27 weighs 24.5 Kg, one size down from the… more »
  • This is some 10 to 16 years old. Model 651.626. Brought it out as moved the Victron 1200 to the workshop and want soemthing to recharge the Fridge, Bag of Riddim II, Old Nokia 6303, and more. It seems fine though a bit noisey with the fan running even… more »
  • Cable or Wire: The tendency is to think of cable as large diameter and wire as small, but there is no definition. Here I'll use Cables for Electrics and Wire for Electronics. Although I intend to use the term cable, in using or refering to third party… more »
  • May 9th Initially the controller default programme is the lowest, so I have now set it to option 4. The nominal voltage then is 14.9v and tested at 15.1 probably due to temp compensation, which has to be set. Once I have a second Victron Direct USB… more »
  • Have extended the cooper strip to a piece of copper pipe some 4 to 5 feet of which is burried in a shallow channel that is used for rain overflow, to help conduction. The copper strip can be seen @ https://unveiled.info/solect/cables-from-panels; the PV… more »
  • Yeap! have bought Rolls again, this time direct from Barden UK. They also supplied the Victron controller. I have bought 2 off Rolls S6 145 (250Ah @ 20Hr) and 1 off Rolls S12 27 (105Ah @ 20Hr) A major factor in choice is weight. I only want around 30Kg… more »
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  • Bought Victron MPPT 150|60 from Barden UK at £460.66 to manage 3 x 250w REC pannels. 750 ÷ 12 = 62.5 :: 750 ÷ 15 = 50 more »
  • Batteries are 250Ah @20 hour rate. At 12v that's some 2.6Kw :: At 14.5v that's 3.68Kw of power to charge. If battery doesn't go below 80% then 800w should be fine or approx 1 good hour of sunshine. OR 6 hours of peddaling??? more »
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