Darcy Klyne: Oh yes. Should have mentioned that i also moved the batteries away as far away so they are not sitting directly underneath the inverter panel any more. I just watched the video and noticed that hey are right below in that shot.
Not sure what to think on the -35 - -40 C temps for shed outside in winter? Really shouldn't matter as long as they stay charged. Would they lose potential amp hours when that cold do you think?
Darcy Klyne: Hi Barry. First part of my solution to help prevent generation of hydrogen sulfide was to increase the total amp hours of storage, to avoid the battery voltage extremes, from 4 batteries to 12 since this video was made. Have found my banks could now accept the full potential of my panels while boiling the electrolyte as little as possible. Will be enclosing that space, setting up voltage/temp regulated exhaust fan too.
Was considering battery shed outside, but Manitoba winters are a concern.
Barry West: You may have to move your Batteries away from your electrical set up because of the off gassing from the batteries will settle on and get inside all of the electrical components and eat it all up.
willey dok: ReneSola Virtus 2 300 watt for around $0.8 a watt pre shipping
Darcy Klyne: $519 for 315watts panel is actually $1.65 /watt. I haven't seen anything that is comparable with triple bus bars?
Darcy Klyne: No, not really. Initially i was, now I'm venting the room that they are in and on particularly sunny days I find it is always a good idea to increase your inverter draw so you can defer some of your charging to load balancing.
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Darcy Klyne: batteries? Yes, my inverter is 24volt. So technically i only had 480ah @12volts in that video, not @24volts. However i have since doubled my banks so i now do actually have 480ah a@24v. :P
Youtuvespyonyou12: 480ah you got em on series
Begbucks: $2 plus a watt is not cheap. Have you considered the Chinese made panels for as little as sixty cents a watt FOB?
high1voltage1rules: That's a realy cool setup mate! Thanx for sharing ;)
PhxSt0rmz: Nice..always wanted to make a solar system just to be able to have that feeling of knowing im running off solar energy i harnessed...
moffett8: Any problems with hydrogen gas in your house from the battery's charging?
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