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pianotuna

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Posted: 04/22/22 11:53am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hi,

This appears to be a bargain price. Any comments?

Epever 8420AN 80A MPPT Solar Charge Controller


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Posted: 04/22/22 01:26pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

An 80 amp solar controller is...wow! 14 100 watt solar panels under ideal conditions would be needed to use its full capacity.


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Did ya forget the link...........GRIN

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I will tell you these days I see a lot of "Too good to be true" prices posted
like 60 bucks for a Honda EU-2000i...


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Posted: 04/22/22 02:56pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Epever seems to have a few issues periodically and is considered low end value product.
I have not used this controller so just going on what I read.


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Posted: 04/22/22 03:45pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have used their 40A controller for 12 years and have had zero problems.

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time2roll wrote:

Epever seems to have a few issues periodically and is considered low end value product.
I have not used this controller so just going on what I read.


I've read the same thing but then again,I have read what trash Renogy is but I haven't had any issues with the two I have,other than smallish connection ports..I'm looking to get an MPPT 20 amp controller here very soon soon..Epever was on my short list but I may just go Victron and be done with it ..


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jaycocreek wrote:

time2roll wrote:

Epever seems to have a few issues periodically and is considered low end value product.
I have not used this controller so just going on what I read.


I've read the same thing but then again, I have read what trash Renogy is but I haven't had any issues with the two I have, other than smallish connection ports..I'm looking to get an MPPT 20 amp controller here very soon soon..Epever was on my short list but I may just go Victron and be done with it ..

I have respect for Renogy, I have some of their components and like them. They have gotten used used daily for a few years now and no problems at all.

That being said, I am going to go with Victron for my MPPT charge controller, and most likely my next PSW inverter. I have one of their 375 watt inverters now and am going to go with at least a 1200 watt unit.


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RLS7201 wrote:

Did ya forget the link...........GRIN

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No, I deliberately did not set a link.

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jaycocreek wrote:

time2roll wrote:

Epever seems to have a few issues periodically and is considered low end value product.
I have not used this controller so just going on what I read.


I've read the same thing but then again,I have read what trash Renogy is but I haven't had any issues with the two I have,other than smallish connection ports..I'm looking to get an MPPT 20 amp controller here very soon soon..Epever was on my short list but I may just go Victron and be done with it ..


I have been using a renogy 40amp mppt for two years now and love it. works great, totaly programable if you want or just use there presets.

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