Installing Solar in a Small Off Grid Cabin II



Part II of installing a solar power generating system in a small off grid cabin in the woods. We install the second string of hightec solar panels. We install the PV wire cord grip which makes a water tight connection to route the wires off the roof. We change around the position of some stuff, install the Victron 100/30 charge controller, the Cotek SD 124 1500 inverter, the Victron BMV 712 battery monitor and the Victron temperature sensor. We mount the IOTA DLS 27-40-X 40 amp battery charger and IQ4X smart charger. In part III I’ll give a quick rundown of what each component does and explain some of the choices I made when selecting components.

Part I here: https://youtu.be/ahb_ENAfs4o

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Installing Solar in a Small Off Grid Cabin Part I



Installing Solar Panels in a Small Off Grid Cabin. In this video we get started installing my medium size solar setup. We install the wire from the panels to the Midnight solar combiner box, run wire to the Victron 100/30 charge controller, install the Cotek SD 124 1500 watt hard wire inverter, the breakers and the Crown CR 260 Batteries. There is a summary of the total system cost at the end of the video. Here are some links to some of the components used. Thanks for watching!

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Cotek Inverters: https://amzn.to/2PHuj09

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