Charge Controllers

DIY Solar – Charging a Golf Cart with a Solar Panel

We’re here to demonstrate how you can charge a 36V or 48V golf cart battery bank with a single solar panel using Genasun’s GV-Boost solar charge controller. Unlike most solar charge controllers, the GV-Boost increases the voltage and decreases the current at…
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DC Coupling – Another Way to Add Backup Power to Grid Tie Solar

DC Coupling as a New Alternative to AC Coupling Three years ago, we wrote a blog about adding deep cycle batteries to your existing grid tie solar system with AC Coupling.  It was the best way at the time to convert a…
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Sizing MPPT Charge Controllers and Temperature

Sizing MPPT Solar Charge Controllers and the Effects of Temperature When attempting to determine how many solar panels one can put on a string for a given MPPT charge controller, it is important to account for the temperature coefficient of…
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