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Old 08-28-2018, 09:30 PM   #1
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Used 245W Bosch Panels in Houston - $75

So I had intended to post the link where I bought my used panels from, but on the phone, its a pain to get a link from facebook, so here it is.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...5175150673221/

These are 245W Bosch Module c-Si M60 NA30119
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Old 08-28-2018, 09:35 PM   #2
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$75 is a great price. To bad I am not in the area.
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Old 09-02-2018, 11:17 PM   #3
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Solar Panels?

Have you hooked up your discounted solar panels from Houston? If so, do you have photos and do they work well? Curious because the place seems sketchy.
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Old 09-03-2018, 07:05 AM   #4
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If I didn't already have a solar power system I'd be buying some of these for sure. That's a great price but I'd have to upgrade my whole system to use them!
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Old 09-03-2018, 08:21 AM   #5
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Anyone interested in some of these at $100 each if I get some to north eastern Indiana? I'm trying to figure a way to help defray the costs of me driving to Texas to pick some up.

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How were these people to deal with? Were you able to test before you bought, or did you have to take your chances?
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There's a guy in Houston who has been going there, testing panels, buying them, and then shipping them to other people. Probably save you a bundle over a drive from Indiana. I can get his info if you like.
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There's a guy in Houston who has been going there, testing panels, buying them, and then shipping them to other people. Probably save you a bundle over a drive from Indiana. I can get his info if you like.
I would appreciate it.
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These are 30-37 volts right? How would you use this with a 12V or 24V charge controller?
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Old 09-03-2018, 02:49 PM   #9
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These are 30-37 volts right? How would you use this with a 12V or 24V charge controller?
Use an MPPT controller. They accommodate higher input voltage and are significantly more efficient than PWM controllers. Example: Midnite Classic 150 will take up to.... You guessed it..... 150 volts on the input.

It is very common to run high voltage panels in series to increase voltage and reduce current.

There are some great stickies over at www.sloarpaneltalk.com that talk about panels, charge controllers, batteries and inverters.
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Re: mppt, I just changed from pwm and it makes a big difference.
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