With Industrial quality Morningstar charge controller this 12v Solar System is extremely efficient and dependable
It's easy to install and a good match for lithium or lead acid deep cycle batteries
(controller has an option to charge two separate batteries at the same time)
2 x 180W MONOCRYSTALLINE RV SOLAR PANELS
Size 58.3″ x 26.5″ x 1.37″ 24lbs
Tempered glass – Anodized Aluminum Frame
25-year power output warranty
Voltage at Pmax (Vmp) [V] 16.7 Volts
Current at Pmax (Imp) [A] 11.2 Amps
3 foot cables w/ MC4 connectors
25-year power output warranty
12v 45 amp Morningstar Tristar PWM Solar Charge Controller
Morningstar charge controllers are the most advanced and highest-quality products available. For over 20 years helping provide stand-alone, solar-electric power to over 2 million off-grid solar power systems
OPTIONAL MPPT CONTROLLER
Excellent performance at sunrise, sunset and low solar isolation levels
Morningstar’s TriStar MPPT solar controller with TrakStar Technology is an advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) battery charger for off-grid photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 3kW. The controller provides the industry’s highest peak efficiency of 99% and significantly less power loss compared to other MPPT controllers. The TriStar MPPT features a smart tracking algorithm that maximizes the energy harvest from the PV by rapidly finding the solar array peak power point with extremely fast sweeping of the entire I-V curve. This product includes on-board Ethernet for a fully web-enabled interface and includes up to 200 days of data logging.
Kit includes flat roof mounts and MC4 connectors and ext cables
Z type 4-mount Brackets
Heavy duty with stainless steel screws
2 sets of MC4 Branch Y connectors
10 Ft 10ga MC4 Male to Charge Controller Positive Lead cable
10 Ft 10ga MC4 Female to Charge Controller Positive Lead cable
Remote meter $149 free Shipping HERE
It ships with 30 meters of cable and a flat face plate for convenient mounting away from the controller. This meter will display a great deal of information about the TriStar controller and the operation of your system.
Add Optional RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SENSOR.
Included with MPPT controller
It sends more voltage when batteries are cold so they still 100% charged.
It sends less voltage when batteries are hot so they don’t overcharge.
Your 540 Watt RV Solar system is only as good as your charge controller and will work reliably and be dependable for many years using a Morningstar Duo Charge Controller. These are widely considered the very finest solar charge controllers in the world.
Morningstar controllers have a 5 year warranty with a 15+ year expected life.
There are actually many Morningstar controllers still functioning perfectly in the field after 25 years of continuous use. At BHA Solar we've carried Morningstar charge controllers exclusively for 13 years and never had a failure reported.
For small systems 12v Inline fuses and breakers are very inexpensive and easy to find locally at auto parts or car stereo stores
A 25a fuse would be used between the 25a charge controller and pos battery post with this kit
12v inline fuses and breakers