Adding panels

yodbaryodbar Registered Users Posts: 2
After combining 3 strings in a combiner box is it ok to put all that power on just one line into the inverter. To give some history, I have a solar edge 10kw inverter and 2 strings of 18 for a total of 36 panels at 280 watts a piece. Checking with solar edge they say I can go up to a max of 12.25 kw and it won't be a problem. I bought 7 panels at 330 and took 3 panels off each of the 2 existing strings and combined them in a combiner box. My question is can I now run the single existing wire that has been combined from the 3 strings and run it into 1 of the 2 existing openings? 

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  • PhotowhitPhotowhit Solar Expert Posts: 5,974 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Home system 4000 watt (Evergreen) array standing, with 2 Midnite Classic Lites,  Midnite E-panel, Magnum MS4024, Prosine 1800(now backup) and Exeltech 1100(former backup...lol), 660 ah 24v Forklift battery(now 10 years old). Off grid for 20 years (if I include 8 months on a bicycle).
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