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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by isangjohnson: 2:44pm On Jul 14
These are the details of our discussion.
I'll really like this noble house to go through it and tell me tell me my fault.

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by isangjohnson: 2:47pm On Jul 14
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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by dragnet: 2:53pm On Jul 14
isangjohnson:
My discussion with you was more of advice

I'll rather say you were just looking for an opportunity to vent, and the opportunity you chose doesn't really fit.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Penuelseun(m): 2:59pm On Jul 14
dragnet:

I'll rather say you were just looking for an opportunity to vent, and the opportunity you chose doesn't really fit.
Noticed that too.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Valto(m): 3:53pm On Jul 14
isangjohnson:
My discussion with you was more of advice.
this was no advice bro. i cant see the correlation between my honest suggestion to you, on the type of efficient pressing iron to buy and this your sudden vent. u have been using the same fan since 3months without a single problem. i sold u the fan according to the specifications written on it, which u have even acknowledged that the lowest speed is 13w. btw, since u are taking a wierd offense on my honest suggestion, i reserve the right to delete my comment as i deem fit. thanks.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by isangjohnson: 4:38pm On Jul 14
[quote author=Valto.

Guy, I'm thanking you once again for trying to help me to buy energy efficient pressing iron, but you still haven't answered my question.
Were you not supposed to give me comprehensive information about the products when I asked you?
Were you not supposed to inform me that the 18w full blast was only for DC?
After noticing that what I paid for wasn't what I expected, I should've come here immediately for complaint, right?
My little advice for you is, always learn to tell your customers "sorry" when you make mistakes.
Dragging on issues trying to claim right may not always help you.
This is my last debate with you on this issue.
Thanks

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by saint2ace(m): 5:25pm On Jul 14
@valto and @isangjohnson, can u guys please give it's rest already? You've both made ur points, act as men and take this offline and find a resolve, this is getting petty. Remember the internet never forgets, so be forewarned.

My 2kobo......
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Tommynaku: 6:44pm On Jul 14
Please great Minds, which these is very or more rugged
1. TBB
2. Growatt
3 INVT
Apart from Deye, which other very rugged inverters. Can you also tell me the reason for your choice. Thank you guys cos you all the Best
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by dollarnaira: 6:50pm On Jul 14
Sincerely, the way some of us make this thread look enh,you will think solar is not attainable.

SOLAR IS ATTAINABLE!!!

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by samnaija: 9:02pm On Jul 14
Tommynaku:
Please great Minds, which these is very or more rugged
1. TBB
2. Growatt
3 INVT
Apart from Deye, which other very rugged inverters. Can you also tell me the reason for your choice. Thank you guys cos you all the Best

You should not only look at ruggedness, also find out which inverter is easily repairable and ease to get replacement parts.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by zeestone99(m): 9:37pm On Jul 14
Jefferyzz:
Yh. I'm planning on getting this. Which charger controller under 100k that can handle 130vdc do you recommend.

Must mppt 60a - 100k

Call/chat - 08117398294 to order

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by zeestone99(m): 9:41pm On Jul 14
chris81964:
It is going down

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn9QC_ott4k

Oga chris. Tiri gbosa 4u
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by mctfopt: 9:48pm On Jul 14
Tommynaku:
Please great Minds, which these is very or more rugged
1. TBB
2. Growatt
3 INVT
Apart from Deye, which other very rugged inverters. Can you also tell me the reason for your choice. Thank you guys cos you all the Best

Growatt
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Jefferyzz(m): 10:32pm On Jul 14
Thanks man
1. My inverter manual states 14awg cable since all panels must b in series.. i used 8awg just Incase I av any reason to go parallel
2.i did. Each had above their normal volt but not up to d stated amps. I guess it's due to the sun's intensity.
3. I checked the mc4 twice just to b sure the metal inside are out enough to make firm contact
4. I don't no of this orientation thing. But I nailed my panels where dey focus on the sun. The other side of the roof cant receive enough sunshine as it not facing the sun directly unlike the side I placed d panels
5. It's a 400w panel n I know it won't produce less than 380w. I attached d picture of the panel
6. No damages.
7. I reduced it to 40a already. Still won't go above 30a wen it working at full power. N it only for few minutes sef. It goes down to 12a afterwards.
TheBestGovernor:


Before you buy a new charge controller, have you actually found out what the problem is?

1.What type of cables and cable size did you use for the installation?
2. Have you tested the solar panels independently? - Test them in pairs to see the performance since your current inverter can handle the voltage range, test the solar panels independently with multi-meter to see voltage output of each.
3. Are there loose connections between your solar panels and your inverter? - Check all the connectors, confirm your MC4 connectors have proper contacts.
4. What is the orientation of your solar panels? - best orientation for Nigeria is True South if your solar space can be titled in this direction, Optimum is between True South and South-West.
5. What type of solar panels are you using - are you sure your panels are actually rated at 400W - many dubious solar panel sellers in Nigeria print labels for low rated panels as high power panels?
6. Inspect each solar panels to see there is no damage(s).
7. Does your charger have a setting for current limit? Have you confirmed the limit was not adjusted to a lower limit?

Eliminate all these one by one to see if you can locate the problem.

After you have done all these, then you can decided whether to buy a new CC or not. I can see some people are against hybrids, but good hybrids will save you the headache of overcharging your batteries if you use public utility + solar charging as an option.

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by earthrealm(m): 10:41pm On Jul 14
saint2ace:
@valto and @isangjohnson, can u guys please give it's rest already? You've both made ur points, act as men and take this offline and find a resolve, this is getting pretty. Remember the internet never forgets, so be forewarned.

My 2kobo......

NAAAAAAAH, mek we enjoy small rofo rofo fight grin grin grin grin, it yaff tey naah, we usually have such skirmishes every 10 to 15 pages, the last skirmish don tey small grin grin grin grin.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Jefferyzz(m): 10:41pm On Jul 14
I just checked the datasheet of this. Is it's 15-95vdc input n 100vdc max for 12v. My pv is 131vdc
zeestone99:


Must mppt 60a - 100k

Call/chat - 08117398294 to order
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by earthrealm(m): 10:48pm On Jul 14
Jefferyzz:
Thanks man
1. My inverter manual states 14awg cable since all panels must b in series.. i used 8awg just Incase I av any reason to go parallel
2.i did. Each had above their normal volt but not up to d stated amps. I guess it's due to the sun's intensity.
3. I checked the mc4 twice just to b sure the metal inside are out enough to make firm contact
4. I don't no of this orientation thing. But I nailed my panels where dey focus on the sun. The other side of the roof cant receive enough sunshine as it not facing the sun directly unlike the side I placed d panels
5. It's a 400w panel n I know it won't produce less than 380w. I attached d picture of the panel
6. No damages.
7. I reduced it to 40a already. Still won't go above 30a wen it working at full power. N it only for few minutes sef. It goes down to 12a afterwards.

the advice supplied by TheBestGovernor: while being theoritically correct, is not relevant for your scenario, i guess he didnt read all ur posts to undertsand what is going on.

then @ poster, this ur panel is a fake one, the true capacity is 330 watts, not the 400 watts sticker they put on it. hope u bought it less than 80k

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by zeestone99(m): 11:00pm On Jul 14
Jefferyzz:
I just checked the datasheet of this. Is it's 15-95vdc input n 100vdc max for 12v. My pv is 131vdc

Oops my bad. Can u do epever 60a.
125k

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Namzy(m): 7:54am On Jul 15
Jefferyzz:
Thanks man
1. My inverter manual states 14awg cable since all panels must b in series.. i used 8awg just Incase I av any reason to go parallel
2.i did. Each had above their normal volt but not up to d stated amps. I guess it's due to the sun's intensity.
3. I checked the mc4 twice just to b sure the metal inside are out enough to make firm contact
4. I don't no of this orientation thing. But I nailed my panels where dey focus on the sun. The other side of the roof cant receive enough sunshine as it not facing the sun directly unlike the side I placed d panels
5. It's a 400w panel n I know it won't produce less than 380w. I attached d picture of the panel
6. No damages.
7. I reduced it to 40a already. Still won't go above 30a wen it working at full power. N it only for few minutes sef. It goes down to 12a afterwards.

Producing 380w from 400w even with tier 1 panels depends on a lot of things and is asking for too much. Meanwhile your panels from the specs are not even 400w. Why do our people keep doing this fraud? If you multiply the vmp and imp, it gives you the panel watts eg below. Infact I'm beginning to doubt your panels specs is even up to 330w maybe that's your problem all along and your panels are not hitting the voltage required for charging all the time

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Jefferyzz(m): 9:35am On Jul 15
Got them for 78k
earthrealm:


the advice supplied by TheBestGovernor: while being theoritically correct, is not relevant for your scenario, i guess he didnt read all ur posts to undertsand what is going on.

then @ poster, this ur panel is a fake one, the true capacity is 330 watts, not the 400 watts sticker they put on it. hope u bought it less than 80k
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Jefferyzz(m): 9:40am On Jul 15
Yh. That's the point. I didn't really carefully check out the sticker. I just carry multimeter n saw it was between 43.7-44.2v each n I guess it was due to the intensity of d sun at each test periods.
Namzy:


Producing 380w from 400w even with tier 1 panels depends on a lot of things and is asking for too much. Meanwhile your panels from the specs are not even 400w. Why do our people keep doing this fraud? If you multiply the vmp and imp, it gives you the panel watts eg below. Infact I'm beginning to doubt your panels specs is even up to 330w maybe that's your problem all along and your panels are not hitting the voltage required for charging all the time

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by Jefferyzz(m): 9:41am On Jul 15
My budget no carry epever. Nah y I dey look for 90-100k type
zeestone99:


Oops my bad. Can u do epever 60a.
125k
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by zeestone99(m): 10:03am On Jul 15
Jefferyzz:
My budget no carry epever. Nah y I dey look for 90-100k type

No go buy nonsense o. Before they give you pwm disguised as mppt. If you want good stuffs, you pay for it.
Don't waste your money. I will advice to chil til wen u can afford the likes of epever.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by bbally: 1:10pm On Jul 15
[quote author=Jefferyzz post=114749428]My budget no carry epever. Nah y I dey look for 90-100k type
[/quot

I advised that since ur battery is 12v, just get a good cc that can switch btw 12 - 48v with 100amp and connect ur solar panels in parallel.
with this setup u will have good voltage reading and high current on ur cc to charge ur 12v battery.
u can then use ur hybrid inverter for ac charging and inverting only. " if I get ur situation correctly "

attached is my cc on a 12v battery and 1200w panels awaiting additional batteries later.

Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by dollarnaira: 2:16pm On Jul 15
zeestone99:


No go buy nonsense o. Before they give you pwm disguised as mppt. If you want good stuffs, you pay for it.
Don't waste your money. I will advice to chil til wen u can afford the likes of epever.

How are u so sure the one he bought wasn't even pwm disguised as mppt hybrid. Still suspecting his hybrid.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by zeestone99(m): 2:24pm On Jul 15
dollarnaira:


How are u so sure the one he bought wasn't even pwm disguised as mppt hybrid. Still suspecting his hybrid.

grin
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by dollarnaira: 2:26pm On Jul 15
[quote author=bbally post=114755221][/quote]

As much as this is available it will do a great job for him.It is an affordable mmpt out there. It goes beyond aesthetic so far the job is done.
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by obinna37(m): 2:38pm On Jul 15
[quote author=bbally post=114755221][/quote]pls how do you connect your solar panel on this system, series or parallel
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by FEGEITOK: 3:04pm On Jul 15
NiyiOmoIyunade:
You may be misreading your inverter manual.


In UPS mode, your inverter will allow mains voltage from PHCN or Gen from approx 170v - 275v to pass through to your loads. Also the transfer time in case of mains failure is shorter so that your sensitive equipment e.g computer does not reboot.

It is clear that these basic inverters offer scant protection to your equipment or loads at the voltage levels they allow to pass through - it is always best to install voltage protection at the input side of your inverter and set a threshold between 180v - 248v.


earthrealm:


Its a normal warning on luminous, simba and other low end inverters.
The have a switch at the back normal and ups.
The significant difference in the output between the 2 modes is transfer time <10s3cs for ups and greater than 10s3cs for normal/eco ...

What this means is if you are on nepa and nepa goes, the inverter transfers from pass thru to inverter mode, this transfer takes some time...which sensitive equipment like computer can detect and go off, but the human eye is unable to detect this.

Well-built and Mid to high range inverters usually have ultra short transfer times...so this warning is irrelevant

Just additional notes on the above and for those who want real world reviews of the Homaya 1.5KVA.

Sometimes the transfer is seamless, except for the inverter beeping I would never know they took light.

Sometimes, it is not seamless, because the LED TV will black out and come back on, the sound system may also turn off, and connected lighting may also go off, but since the computers are laptops, they never go off completely.

Speaking from my seven months or so of experience running this thing.

I truly look forward to experiencing the imperceptible transfer times of the high-end specs of inverters

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by bbally: 5:33pm On Jul 15
obinna37:
pls how do you connect your solar panel on this system, series or parallel

parallel connection
Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by mctfopt: 6:05pm On Jul 15
bbally:


attached is my cc on a 12v battery and 1200w panels awaiting additional batteries later.

Peel off the waterproof film on the body of the CC, it'll help it run cooler.

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Re: Solar Energy, A Complement To FTA by obinna37(m): 8:27pm On Jul 15
bbally:


parallel connection
thank you,are your panel 24v

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