I have acquired some solar panels that have some blown and shorted bypass diodes. The diodes I pulled out are 20a and 40v, but I'm struggling to find any diodes that match. Does anyone know a good place to find bypass diodes? Do I need 20a(on ebay I'm able to find some up to 15a), my panel's short circuit current is 8.71a and open circuit voltage is 44.7 and has 3 diodes installed. I'm planning on using these with micro inverters is it still important to get replacement diodes, or are hotspots only a real problem on strings?
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