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opinion:frater_secessus:beginner_mistakes [2020/06/24 09:36]
frater_secessus [thinking like an apartment-dweller]
opinion:frater_secessus:beginner_mistakes [2020/06/24 09:43] (current)
frater_secessus [relying on tilt]
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   * tilted panels take time to deploy, store, and interfere with your ability to leave a given location for safety or other reasons.  ​   * tilted panels take time to deploy, store, and interfere with your ability to leave a given location for safety or other reasons.  ​
  
 +==== failure to add alternator charging ====
 +
 +[[electrical:​12v:​alt_and_solar|Adding an isolator]] can be very cheap and //​supercharges//​ solar configs;​((this effect is strongest on systems with PWM controllers)) ​ if run at the right time it [[opinion:​frater_secessus:​panelsizesforinsolation|can double or triple the effectiveness of solar]], meaning one can
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 +  - run more loads; and/or
 +  - reduce the amount of panel; and/or
 +  - use the excess capacity to extend [[electrical:​solar:​sizing#​your_reserve_needs|autonomy]]
  
  
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