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Old 02-02-2015, 10:34 AM   #1
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Does anyone use a portable solar panel at the same time as the eti installed roof panel.
If the portable panel is hooked up direct to the battery, then will the 2 separate charge controllers try to beat up on each other leaving one of them not working.

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Old 02-02-2015, 12:53 PM   #2
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Read this thread. Combining "new" 160W solar with "old" 95W?

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Old 02-02-2015, 02:10 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by padlin View Post
The important part of my post that the link refers to is the problem occurs when the roof top panel is in the shade. When both are in the sun, the two controllers work well together.
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