It works!

Phase Three: PROFIT! But before that... We ran into an issue as we were nearing the end of the installation of our components. It just wasn't working as expected. The Quattros would come on and pass through shore power, but when shore power was disconnected, they wouldn't start inverting. Also, they were misbehaving when the …

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Solar – The Other Components

Phase Two: Install Inverters, Charge Controllers, Wiring, Breakers, Switches, Batteries and Etcetera. We made a project board the same dimensions as the wall in our front pass-through, so we could play around with positioning components trying to come up with the best fit and flow. Here's some of our early ideas: After this, we found …

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Solar Panel Installation

Phase One: Collect Underpants Install Solar Panels Here's the roof diagram again: They are Grape Solar 180 watt panels. They were the best bang for the buck for us, the form factor was correct, and they are assembled in Eugene, OR. Home Depot is even a distributor! https://www.homedepot.com/p/Grape-Solar-180-Watt-Monocrystalline-PV-Solar-Panel-for-Cabins-RV-s-and-Back-Up-Power-Systems-GS-STAR-180W-US/301024442 After dinner one night we assembled the …

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