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This instructable will show you everything you need to put together a pretty good sized electric solar panel system. Things you will need: Supplies: ...
The first thing you want to do is charge your batteries with a charger. This will insure they are charged to capacity and ready to go at set up. I pur...
Once the batteries are fully charged, place them in the container and. Make sure all the positive (+) terminals are on one side and negative (-) on th...
Next, we want to connect the batteries in parallel. To do this, Make some jumpers out of 2 AWG cable.Note: Make sure to size your jumpers for your sys...
Now, add some holes in the lid to run the wires for the charge controller and the inverter. I wanted the charge controller outside so it was visible. ...
Next we connect the charge controller and the inverter to the batteries. You will want to make sure the inverter is turned off and the charge control...
It should all be wired together. All that is left is to connect the charge controller to the solar panels and turn the inverter on and check to see th...
I originally made this set up as a back up power source for when the power went out. But, I think I will use it more often than that. I don't think th...
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