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Getting ready for lithium batteries in my

Kedron 2013 AV2

3x300 solar Panels on the roof

60W Morningstar controller MPPT

60amp Enerdrive battery charger 

DC2DC Enerdrive 40+ charger all wired in 

35mm cable 

Thanks to Tony’s great advice 35mm Cable is the go 

1000W Redarc inverter as well
so I think I am ready to go lithium batteries soon

just need to convince the wife 

cheers

Rod

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Looks like a very neat installation Rod, good to see those ‘fat’ cables!

Going to lithium are you planning on fitting a bigger inverter? With a 1000w unit you will only be able to use a VERY small toaster or VERY small electric jug & NOT together! But then you may only want to run a CPAP machine which that inverter will do with ease.

Sorry to rain on your parade. 

Cheers

Tony

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All good and thanks for the good advice on the cable size 

I was very low cash 💰 

so a new 2600W inverter was out of the picture 

I had the 1000W Redarc in the shed from my old van

when I go lithium batteries I am thinking of 3x120 itech world batteries 

have you got any info on them 

good or bad

cheers

rod

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I am with Tony on the size of the inverter.  The beauty of lithium is the ability to use an electric kettle or coffee machine etc.  A 1000watt inverter will be very limiting.

 

I love being able to use the electric items while off grid, all powered free by the sun.

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