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Old 10-24-2016, 05:38 PM   #21
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The solar readout that Escape provides gives you the amps you are drawing and the battery voltage and % of battery remaining
Yes, but the State of Charge indication ("% of battery remaining") is a rough estimate based on voltage, and (in at least one of the two controllers which have been installed by Escape) never shows anything between 90% and 100%... anything over 90% just shows as 90% until the charge cycle is complete.

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Dual 6 volt has a lot more capacity than a regular 12 volt.
Yep, twice as much weight and volume of battery means twice as much ideal capacity, and for the same rate of discharge larger batteries are more efficient.
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