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Old 02-16-2023, 11:09 AM   #21
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Hey Tony,

I think my Giggy box is a bit different, but it could be mounted upright rather then length wise. You are correct, no hydraulics. And yes the MPPT and SmartShunt is still active. I realize 4 watts is not much but that adds up to 96 watts a day or 8 amps in 24 hours.

I'm hesitant to disconnect the battery completely without having a solar disconnect in place. This might be my next move!
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Old 02-16-2023, 01:09 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Foldbak View Post
I have the same unit. Need more info. As far as the giggy box as you see in the picture. When the key is removed all 12 volt power it disconnected from the trailer except,
  • Power to the solar side port
  • Power to the breakaway switch. (No draw if in normal condition)
  • Power to the hydraulics (Shouldn't have a draw)
I assume you don't have hydraulics and you're shutting off your inverter prior to testing? I think what you're seeing is the battery draw from the solar panels?
Concure - should be amperage flow from the solar panels TO the batteries. Cold here today but will test this more after I get our Victron shunt installed.
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