Fusing charge controller

landyacht.318 Solar Expert Posts: 82 ✭✭✭✭
I am trying to answer a question for another person on another forum.

Long story short, she had a "professional" install an additional battery and Morningstar 10 amp controller and a KC135 watt panel. This "professional" used no fuses, anywhere.

I know My BlueSky CC said to install a fuse between the panel and CC and between the CC and batteries. I assume this is standard practice on every solar installation, and have said so, but thought I should check with the experts.


  • westbranch
    westbranch Solar Expert Posts: 5,183 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Fusing charge controller

    read this thread for the main info on what you are looking for,



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  • icarus
    icarus Solar Expert Posts: 5,436 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Fusing charge controller

    Simple answer, fuse between the CC and the PV, and a Fuse between the battery and the CC. I like the BlueSea fuse and fuse holder for the battery, simple elegant solution. (You should also have a fuse(s) on any load side of the battery as well).


  • landyacht.318
    landyacht.318 Solar Expert Posts: 82 ✭✭✭✭
    Re: Fusing charge controller

    Thanks for the confirmation.