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Does this manage the load? Output to load?
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Does this manage the load? Output to load?
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Ref: NPower Ditigal Charge Controller - 30 amp
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will this work with AGM batteris
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will this work with the 7 watt panels that you sell?
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Does this manage the load? Output to load?
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Does this manage the load? Output to load?
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What type of connectors are used for the solar panel hookup and the battery hookup?
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My trailer has two 6 volt batteries connected in series for 12 volts. Will there be any issues with this controller?
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Ref: NPower Ditigal Charge Controller - 30 amp

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"NPower Solar Charge Controller - 127 Watts, 8 1/2 Amps"

Item# 27650
"NPower Solar Charge Controller gives you maintenance-free protection for your batteries and 12V solar panels. Keeps 12V batteries in a fully charged state and maintains battery voltage while protecting against overcharge and discharge. Amps 8 1/2, Product Type Charge controller, Watts 127. Handles up to 127 Watts of solar power LED status light indicators 8 1/2 Amps Alligator clips not included"
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What type of connectors are used for the solar panel hookup and the battery hookup?

 
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asked 1 year, 1 month ago
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This charge controller includes a few feet of wire for each side of the connection. It includes two leads of bare wire to be spliced with the solar panel and two leads with ring connectors for the battery terminals.
answered 1 year ago
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This controller comes with two color-coded sets of wires, one for the battery bank and one for the solar panels. The battery bank wires come with 10 millimeter ring connectors. The solar panel wires do not have any connectors installed. You can remove insulation from the red (positive) and black (negative) wires and connect them directly to the wires coming from your solar panels. You can also install the appropriate connectors that match your solar panel connectors if you wish.
answered 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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 - Snellville, GA.
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My trailer has two 6 volt batteries connected in series for 12 volts. Will there be any issues with this controller?

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The NPower Solar Charge Controller will work with two 6 volt batteries as long as they are connected in series.
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Six volts plus six volts (a series circuit) total twelve volts. This controller will work fine for this pair of batteries.
answered 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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wdwrkr51
 - Snellville, GA.
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will this work with the 7 watt panels that you sell?

asked 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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 - New York, NY
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This item allows the use of up to 127 watts of solar panels. A charge controller is not needed for any solar panels that produce less than 15watts of power. This item will work with any of the solar panels sold by Northern Tool that is 127 watts or less.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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How does the controller lower voltage?

Is this a linear controller or a dc-dc converter? A dc-dc converter takes the extra voltage and turns it into current. Linear just turns the extra votage into heat and wastes power Which is this one?
asked 9 months ago
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kscmac
 - Florida
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This charge controller is a DC to DC controller.
answered 9 months ago
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NPower6
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Controller Disconnect

Does controller have to be disconnected from RV batteries when batteries are being charged by generator or shore power?
asked 11 months ago
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 - North Augusta, SC
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You would not need to disconnect the charge controller or solar panel when charging the batteries with a generator or other power source. You should leave the charger and solar panel connected all the time.
answered 11 months ago
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NPower6
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Do I need a larger solar panel?

I have a 20watt panel and a 8.5amp controller charging a deep cycle marine battery. For about 2 months worked fine. Now it doesn't charge past 11.5 volts. The output from the controller reads about 19 volts.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
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A larger or more solar panels would improve the charging rate. A 20 watt panel is only producing 1.6 amps. Maxing out the charge controller with 127.5 watts of solar panels would provide 10.6 amps and would charge the battery at a quicker rate.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
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what are the physical dimentions and mounting

hole locations. Is there a drawing you can provide?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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This solar charge controller is 2 3/4" W x 4 1/4" H x 13/16" D. This solar charge controller only has one mounting hole and it is the kind were you slip it over the head of the bolt/screw and pull down, and it is located in the top middle of the charge controller.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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What is the size of 127 1/2 Watts, 8 1/2 Amps solar charger, as I need to mount in contorl panel

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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The NPower Solar Charge Controller is 2 3/4" W x 4 1/4" H x 13/16" D.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
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Will this work with item 27922 when I leave it hooked up to my truck for up to 5 months of nonuse?

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
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This charge controller would work great with the solar panel to keep it from overcharging your battery.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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I have two 52 watt solar panels charging two 6V golfcart batteries. What controller do I need. This is used in a travel trailer.

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
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This charge controller will work for up to 127.5 watts of power on a 12 volt system. This controller will work on two 6v batteries hooked in series.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
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NPower13
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