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Originally Posted by sailingdog View Post
They don't look too bad, but they're only 55 watts each...Don't know about the brand though, as I've never heard of them until you posted. I'd look for panels from Kyocera, which are pretty highly rated...do you have room for two 3' x 22" panels on the womboat??
SD, Apologies, I didn't see your reply to my post.

Mispelt the name btw...should be Enertech.

55w panel is 900 * 550 (36'" * 22") 5.5 sq ft

80w panel is 1200 * 550 (47" * 22") 7 sq ft

Kyocera 70 is 800 * 650 (32" * 26") 5.75 sq ft

The 1200 panel is pushing it for space but we could handle two of the E55s or two of the K70ws. In fact the K70 would fit the available space(s) better than the EN55w. Twin panels would be mounted fore/aft on either side of bimini, alternatively we could possibly go for a single K135w across the stern.

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