Solar Charge Controller
Whenever you utilize a board that is more than 5 watts evaluated yield, we suggest utilizing a sun based charge controller. All things considered, a charge controller is a smart thought in a dominant part of utilizations, as it can give a few advantages, for example, averting cheat, improving charge quality, and avoiding battery release in low or no-light conditions. Some sunlight based boards are made with blocking diodes pre-introduced that anticipate battery release amid low or no-light conditions. Much of the time where a 6-watt or bigger sun powered board is introduced, the utilization of a charger controller is very prescribed. Basically, a sun oriented charge controller acts like an on and off change, enabling capacity to pass when the battery needs it and cutting it off when the battery is completely charged. Something to know about while choosing a controller is that they are regularly appraised in amps, while photovoltaic boards are commonly evaluated in watts. That implies a sun oriented charge controller, for example, the Morning Star SS6L, 6-amp controller will work with almost every board we sell, straight up to around 70 watts.
POWER RATING WATTS AND AMPS
Solar panel manufacturers rate solar output in watts. As a rule of thumb, a rating of 15 watts delivers about 3,600 coulombs (1 AH) per hour of direct sunlight. As an example, the Pulse Tech SP-5 panel can output .33AH per hour of direct sunlight. This is a very popular panel for maintaining single and dual batteries for stand-by and storage applications.
Solar panel ratings are calculated in bright direct sunlight. Conditions such as indirect sunlight, overcast and partial shade conditions will decrease the output. We always recommend over-sizing the size of your solar array, as these conditions occur often. Also, remember that the length of daylight in summer vs. winter can make an impact.
One of the biggest errors commonly seen is when a solar array is designed in summer using summer daylight hours, but then it’s also used in the winter. The first complaint is often related to the batteries no longer holding up under load. This is a gradual process that begins when you lose daylight hours, and you start taking the battery pack beyond a 50% depth of discharge. When this happens, the batteries start to sulfate at a much quicker rate, and begin to no longer hold under load. As you can imagine, this is an expensive mistake! The solution generally involves more panels and new batteries with a higher Amp/Hr reserve. Therefore, we advise our customers to be conservative when accounting for daylight hours. Also, if you plan to utilize a solar array year-round, then you need to factor in your daily solar input for winter.
Solar Charge Controller
SOLAR INDIA SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLER
MODELS AVALABLE:-6 AMP, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 AMP (12v, 24v & 48v)