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post #4 of Old 08-24-2004 Thread Starter
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Combining 110v & 12v charging systems

Ahh... I just knew you couldn''t simultaneously connect the solar panels/controller to the batts with a 110v charger wired to the batts as well without one charger ''interfering'' with the other.

Makes sense to disconnect the solar charging circuit when attached to shore power (and using the Xantrex).

It''s a shame to ''waste'' the power being generated by the solar panel(s) even when connected to shore power though. hmmm... maybe in addition to the disconnect I could have an extra switch position that would shunt it to a seperate, dedicated 12v outlet as well.

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