Solar panel kits for charging leasure battery

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yoda

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I'm thinking of getting a solar panel kits for charging my leasure battery,so I can run my cool box during the day. The cool box draws 5A. So looking at 25W 10A kit on eBay. Does anyone have any suggestions. Ta Yoda.
 

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Hey Yoda, there’s quite a comprehensive thread over on the late bay. Better still, it’s been running on and off for a couple of years so they’ve found out most of the gremlins and what really does work and what is just pretend stuff.

Ozziedog,,,,,,,, experiences count big time :mrgreen:
 

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You will need much bigger than 25w to supply the fridge. If it isn't a compressor fridge then it will be a continuous draw of 5 amps so during the day you will need to replenish what you use during the night. Assuming a 50/50 day/night split you will need to charge 10a during the day with a suitably large battery.

I finished fitting a 100w panel to mine this weekend and the max power output for it in perfect conditions is a shade under 5a so you will probably need 2-300w of it's a thermo-electric cool box

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