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Old 07-26-2021, 05:46 PM   #1
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Solar controler with battle born Lithium Batteries

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Today our 3720 went in to have our deep cycle 6V batteries changed to battle born Lithium Batteries. The inverter charger is compatible (magnum) per the company tech support and the version is correct for Lithium Batteries. We have a propane generator and solar panels. The go-power solar panel controler set up only has agm or flooded. Their newer model says they have a Lithium setting so I'll need to change out the controler. Lots of different models and brands. Recommendations appreciated. Picture shows the go power controler we have now.
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Old 07-26-2021, 06:24 PM   #2
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I installed the 60A model. Been working flawlessly since January. We're full timers that run virtually everything (including residential fridge) except dryer and AC's off solar even when plugged in so it's gotten a real workout.

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The new Super Solar charge controllers I hear are going to be Victron. We also use the Victron battery monitor. So, both solar charge controllers and battery monitor will run on VictronConnect app. Another option.
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Big Victron fan however in the OP scenario I would recommend using a Magnum PT-100 as it will communicate with the Magnum I/C and is configurable via the ARC-50 remote.
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Old 07-27-2021, 04:53 PM   #5
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I purchased the Victron Energy SmartSolar MPPT 100V 50 Amp 12/24-Volt Solar Charge Controller (Bluetooth). It's more than I need based on 2 160 W gopower solar panels but if I add 2 more the 100/50 model will be better for that wattage.

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