Just got a great deal on a little system
First time posting.
I've been looking into solar for several years now. I just got my first "starter setup" and have a couple of questions.
First the stuff. Bought this system for $340 from a school that built it with grant money for educational purposes. The class ended and I bought the system.
Batteries: (4) 8D 1720 CCA deep cycle marine https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBE8276
Panels: (6) Instapark SP-50W https://www.homedepot.com/p/Instapark-50-Watt-Monocrystalline-Solar-Panel-SP-50WU/303696065
Charge Controller: Tracer-3215RN 30a MPPT http://www.renogy.com/template/files/Manuals/20A-30A-40A-MPPT-Solar-Charge-Controller-Manual.pdf
Inverters: (3) a 5000w AIMS modified sine wave, a 2000w Power Bright, and a Sun Solar 1000w pure sine wave.
The PV array was wired at 36v (2x3). Should I keep it at that or just run all the panels in series? The controller is labled at 150v max. I have about a 40-50 foot run from the panels to where the controller/batteries will be located.
Right now the system will be running the garage but I plan on adding some more panels/batteries because I would like to add in some of the house to the system as well. The goal is to learn enough to go completely off-grid as some point.
Any words of wisdom would be appreciated as I don't want to screw this up.