Solar Panels

Discussion in 'Green Energy and Sustenance Living' started by VanMark, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. Oct 25, 2016 #1

    VanMark

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    Hi
    I have a chance to get 3 solar panels for free. They are about 2 by 3 feet.I dont know anything about Solar so my question is,should I take them? I,ve only got 2 car batteries around the house. Would it be more trouble than its worth?
     
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    There was a good thread on this stuff a while ago. I will see if I can find that.
     
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    Not enough info about the panels and siting to go on here, but the car batteries won't do; you need deep-cycle batteries for this as well as a charge controller and an inverter if you want AC instead of DC.

    Phil
     
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    They were 2014 Coleman panels with an 8 volt charger
     
  7. Aug 15, 2017 #7

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    Go for them or not? What's your success been like if any?
     

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