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  1. Electrical Systems & Solar
    Hi I am redoing my house electrical system. Looking for recommendations on solar charge controller (mppt), 12V nominal for LIFEPO4, at least 60A/800 W. Would sort of prefer something with possible addition of wind input and with a load dump when battery fully charged, but that is optional -...
  2. Electrical Systems & Solar
    Bought my Hunter 23 in the spring and am working to get all of the kinks worked out of it. The PO had a two battery bank that was kept charged by a small solar panel mounted on aft cockpit railing. He told me that it used to do a good job of keeping the batteries topped off, but noticed that...
  3. Electrical Systems & Solar
    High Output Alternator & Charge Controller/Voltage Reg I am looking to replace my stock 80AMP Hitachi (Yanmar) with a higher output alternator and serpentine kit. My house bank is 420ah AGM, and also a bow thruster using two batteries. The internally regulated Hitachi is really outgunned here...
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    Hello everybody, I am currently planning, trying to calculate and figure out what works best electricity wise, so I was wondering what everybody has on their boats: - What Pannels (how many Watts), Wind generator, etc? - Charge Controller (one or two or more?) - How big a battery bank? - And...
  5. Electrical Systems & Solar
    I've been reading sailnet for years, gleaning little bits of information here and there. One thing that I have done an extensive bit of reading on is solar power. I've learned quite a bit, and since buying my own cruising yacht I installed my own system and am now using it to cross the Pacific...
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