Monitoring solar panels:-
Charge controllers are designed to regulate and protect batteries
from overcharging and deep discharge.
Above is a very basic model and perfectly adequate for solar
panels rated up to 4 Amps and cost around £20.
Above is a more sophisticated model that has a limited battery
status feature, this one costs around £32.
These small controllers/regulators are readily available and
can even cost as low as £10, there are many types and
makes readily available.
Other pages to help you with
the installation are:-
To communicate with us over technical
issues please use the Solar
Chat Forum, also take a look at the Solar
Warming - it's why we are making changes to our way of life!
David Bellamy has a very interesting article on global warming
where he gives another point of view, Read