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MPPT Solar Charge Controller Comparisons

Posted on Tue 27 September 2011 in Pearson 424

I made another of my feature comparison spreadsheets this time comparing the features and prices of MPPT Controllers. ~You can see the MPPT Solar Charge Controller Comparisons on SKyDrive. I always use SkyDrive with IE.~

NOTE: Link lost due to bit rot.

Here’s a little sample of the data

Make Model Price Google Shopping Max PV Watts (12V)
Morningstar Sunsaver MPPT 199.00 200
Morningstar TriStar MPPT 45 390.00 600
Morningstar TriStar MPPT 60 478.00 800
Outback Power FlexMax 60 520.00 900
Outback Power FlexMax 80 599.00 1250
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 2000E 258.00 350
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 50L 407.00 700
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 3048L 456.00
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 3024iL 334.00 540
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 1524iX 222.00 270
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 2512i 198.00 350
Blue Sky Electric Solar Boost 2512iX 197.00 350

Solar Panels on Peregrina

Posted on Thu 24 March 2011 in Suggestions & Ideas

An excellent write-up and photographs of the solar panels and mounting system on s/v Peregrina reminds me that at some point, I need to give our system a thorough once-over.