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Old 05-19-2017, 09:47 AM   #31
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The Blue Sky battery temperature sensor has an eyelet large enough that it can be (and directions note it should be) connected to one of the battery terminals. I suspect they give a more accurate internal temperature than the case of the battery.
I have no terminal posts on my AGMs. I could see that being a good idea though, as heat transfer would be better than through the casing with it being more of an insulator.

Maybe taped down with a thin layer of insulation on top?

The controller assumes a temperature of 25°C without the sensor to determine charge parameters.
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:54 AM   #32
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I just got a reply from Epsolar.
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Hello Sir,

You just put the sensor near to one of the battery.

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That helps. LOL
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Here is a copy of the layout I did a ways back for how I am wiring up my solar. Kinda boring, but thought someone my be interested.

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Jim - this looks like a well thought out system.

What wire sizes did you use for the roof and portable systems?
Also, how are you passing your portable system wires into the trailer? I am assuming the two 6v batteries are inside the 5.0?
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Jim - this looks like a well thought out system.

What wire sizes did you use for the roof and portable systems?
Also, how are you passing your portable system wires into the trailer? I am assuming the two 6v batteries are inside the 5.0?
All wiring down to the controller is #10, and from there to the battery #8.

I am using a Cnlinko 2 pin connector going inside. Even though waterproof, I am planning to put it and a few other connections in this hatch, TV, WiFi and cell booster.

The batteries are inside, you can see the box to the left in the photo of the inverter.
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