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    Solar PV Issue…

    Great advice, thank you. I was thinking something similar. Removing each panel, testing each panel, or half the array. Would you see scorch marks on the back of the panel on the white sheeting for example? Thanks again.
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    Solar PV Issue…

    Binky, Thank you for your input, much appreciated. What I just don’t understand though is that when the circuit is split, I.e. the positive MC connector in one hand, the negative MC connector in the other hand, and test I am getting decent ampage. I then connect and the amps decrease to almost...
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    Solar PV Issue…

    The installation is less than a year old, String One is fine, String Two is the issue. Inverter just reads what I have found up on the roof. As I mentioned before 3.90A up on the roof, and when connected together it all drops out. Using clamp meters, multimeter you name it. The only thing I can...
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    Solar PV Issue…

    Evening, Hi there hope everyone is well. I have a question for something that I have never seen before on a fault find, and wanted to get your opinions on it if you have the time please. Six panels up on the roof, connected the two MC4’s below in the house together (just before the inverter...
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    Solar PV - Henley Block

    Thank you for your help, much appreciated.
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    landline number without the landline

    Hi, I have a ‘landline’ number through ‘EverReach’. It costs about £12.00 per month, and you can pick what STD code you want. I has voicemail etc.
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    Solar PV - Henley Block

    Hi, It is pretty bad yes to say the least. Apart from the issues I mentioned, I am trying to work out that if the CT clamps are connected below the meter, will the PV array work through the Henley block. Part of me says it might, but part of me says run a new feed to the main CCU in the...
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    Solar PV - Henley Block

    Morning, I was called out to a fault find the other day, (photo attached), with regards to Solar PV connection. So the installer has connected the inverter straight into the Henley block as pictured. There are multiple fuseboards in the property, and are only linked via this block. When we...
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    Growatt dongle help

    Hi, 'Without Prejudice' - but the Growatt dongles are useless. In our experience as an installer, their dongles do not connect properly, even with all their kit and extra kit that they supply. They sell a product which can connect to Wifi over multiple meters, but in reality talking to their...
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    Solar Panels Advice

    Agree, two strings all day long. We have a similar set up at home, but only six panels with a 3.68kWh inverter. We are pulling in just over 10kWh at the moment. I would not use Growatt inverters though. In my experience their technical side of things are next to useless, and the WiFi dongles are...
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    MCS Scheme Redevelopment...

    Morning, So I went to a job the other day, and the client wanted a ten panel installation with a 3.68kWh inverter, plus 10kWh'ish of batteries. We were then asked to trench out about 40 metres of ducting, plus the scaffold was to be three lifts high, by about ten metres wide, plus take up a...
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    Solis 6kWh Inverters

    Morning, We recently pulled out a Solis 6kWh inverter, and replaced with a Sunsynk inverter. Long story but we ended up fitting additional panels. Is there a place on here where we can sell it, or is it worth trying to sell it on here. We have the CT's, Eastron meter etc. It is literally only...
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    Growatt!!!

    Evening, I have had to fit a Growatt inverter today. I have tried to create a plant on their website, and it is saying that the 'assigned user' needs filling in on the form. I have tried my account number, name, all sorts etc. Anyone got any idea what this part of the form relates to? I phoned...
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    Solis Inverters & Fox LV5200 Battery Connections

    Thank you for your reply. Solis does have the plug in connectors as you mentioned, but Fox supply rings on one end, and the other end has their connector for the battery. I haven't thought of a battery isolator as it goes. Thank you for the information, really appreciated. Out of curiosity, do...
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    Solis Inverters & Fox LV5200 Battery Connections

    I was hoping for a bit of advice on this, no one else had this problem I take it..? Thank you.
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    Solis Inverters & Fox LV5200 Battery Connections

    Hi there, I'm new to the site. I am based in the South, a NICEIC Approved Contractor, I work for myself with two permanent staff members, plus a couple of subbies. I recently completed the BPEC PV course, and I have a job starting very shortly. I am looking at using this for my MCS...
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