Need advice

slim1962 Registered Users Posts: 5
I have 12 x 24v 245w poly panels, 12 x 12v 230Ah deep cycle calcium batteries and a samil 3kw inverter

The inverter and batteries are 10meters from the panels.

what would be the best and cheapest way for a charge controller.

Will be very grateful for any replies Paul


  • BB.
    BB. Super Moderators, Administrators Posts: 33,442 admin
    Re: Need advice

    What battery bank voltage and AH capacity (20 hour rate)?

    And I assume you are out of the Netherlands????

    Near San Francisco California: 3.5kWatt Grid Tied Solar power system+small backup genset
  • westbranch
    westbranch Solar Expert Posts: 5,183 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Need advice

    Also what is the array configuration, how many panels are there in series?
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