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WINDY NATION WN-100W-KIT User Manual

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Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual
Revision 1.0
WindyNation
Complete Off-Grid Solar Kits (100 to 600 Watts)
SKU: WN-100W-KIT, WN-200W-KIT, WN-300W-KIT, WN-400W-KIT, WN-600W-KIT-12, WN-600W-KIT-24
User's Manual
Page 1 of 21
08/09/2012
WindyNation

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   Summary of Contents for WINDY NATION WN-100W-KIT

  • Page 1

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 WindyNation Complete Off-Grid Solar Kits (100 to 600 Watts) SKU: WN-100W-KIT, WN-200W-KIT, WN-300W-KIT, WN-400W-KIT, WN-600W-KIT-12, WN-600W-KIT-24 User’s Manual Page 1 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Appendix A................................ 14 A.1 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for one 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panel ....14 A.2 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels ..... 15 A.3 24 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels .....

  • Page 3: Introduction

    1.2 R ESTRICTIONS No warranty will apply if the Product (i) has been altered or modified except by Windy Nation; (ii) has not been installed, operated, repaired, or maintained in accordance with instructions supplied by Windy Nation; (iii) has been subjected to abnormal physical, thermal or electrical stress, misuse, negligence, or accident. If Windy Nation determines that the problem with the Product is not due to a manufacturing defect in Windy Nation’s workmanship or materials, or otherwise does not qualify for warranty repair, then the Customer will...

  • Page 4: Disclaimer

    Windy Nation’s property on the date Windy Nation ships the repaired Product or part back to the Customer. Windy Nation will use all reasonable efforts within thirty (30) days of receipt of the defective Product to repair or replace such Product. If a warranty claim is invalid for any reason, the Customer will be charged at Windy Nation’s then-current rates for services performed and will be charged for...

  • Page 5: Product Overview

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 2 PRODUCT OVERVIEW Building a complete off-grid solar system has never been easier. WindyNation’s Solar Panel Off-Grid Kits provide up to 3000 Watt Hours of power per day and can be installed quickly and professionally using the included materials.

  • Page 6: General Installation Guidelines

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 3.2 G ENERAL NSTALLATION UIDELINES 3.2.1 Mounting the Solar Panels For Northern Hemisphere installations, the solar panels should be mounted at angle facing true south (true north for Southern Hemisphere installations). The mounting angle should be equal to the latitude location of where you are installing the solar panels.

  • Page 7: Wiring The Solar Panels For 12 Or 24 Volt Battery Charging

    12 or 24 volts WN-600W-KIT-24 24 volts Table I: Battery bank voltage compatibility for Windy Nation’s Complete Off-Grid Solar Kits. Wiring diagram instructions on how to wire the solar panels in each kit for 12 or 24 volt battery charging are shown in Appendix A on Pages 14 -21 3.2.3...

  • Page 8

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 Figure 5: Connecting a male MC4 Connector to Solar Panel Cable Figure 5 outlines how to attach a male MC4 Connector to the solar panel cable (The female MC4 Connector can be attached in the same manner). Step 1: Strip the solar panel cable to expose approximately 3/8” of the stranded copper cable.

  • Page 9: Connecting The Solar Charge Controller To The Battery Bank

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 3.2.4 Connecting the Solar Charge Controller to the Battery Bank Note: The instructions in this section need to be used in conjunction with the included Solar Charge Controller Manual) Before connecting the solar panel(s) to the charge controller, connect the solar charge controller to the battery bank.

  • Page 10: Adding Fuses To The Complete Off-grid Solar Panel Kit

    WN-300W-KIT 30 amps WN-400W-KIT 40 amps 20 amps WN-600W-KIT-12 30 amps for each solar charge controller WN-600W-KIT-24 30 amps Table 2: Recommended fuse/breaker size chart for the Windy Nation Complete Off-Grid Solar Panel Kits. Page 10 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 11: Troubleshooting And Support

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 Figure 9: Wiring diagram for the Windy Nation Complete Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit showing the fuse’s/breaker’s location. In this figure, two 100 Watt solar panels wired for 24 volt battery charging are shown as an example.

  • Page 12: Frequently Asked Questions

    Appendix A show how to wire two solar panels in series for 24 volt battery charging. Therefore, we can say that two Windy Nation 100 Watt Solar Panels wired in series is a “24 volt solar panel”.

  • Page 13: Support

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 4.2 S UPPORT If you are experiencing technical problems and cannot find a solution in this manual, please contact Windy Nation Inc. for further assistance.  Call: (805) 323-6445  Email: info@windynation.com  Write: 1082 Front Street, Unit B, Ventura, CA 93001 For challenging issues or to just ask a question, consider using our FREE Community Forums! Consult our community of DIYers for fast answers to all your questions.

  • Page 14: 12 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For One 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panel

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 APPENDIX A A.1 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for one 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panel Page 14 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 15: 12 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.2 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 15 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 16: 24 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.3 24 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for two 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 16 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 17: 12 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Three 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.4 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for three 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 17 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 18: 12 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Four 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.5 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for four 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 18 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 19: 24 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Four 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.6 24 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for four 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 19 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 20: 12 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Six 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.7 12 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for six 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 20 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

  • Page 21: 24 Volt Battery Bank Solar Panel Wiring Diagram For Six 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels

    Complete Off-Grid Solar Kit Manual Revision 1.0 A.8 24 volt battery bank solar panel wiring diagram for six 100 Watt Windy Nation Solar Panels Page 21 of 21 08/09/2012 WindyNation...

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  • alpoej Jun 19, 2017 12:48:
    Do you cut the cable in halt and make two cables to hook from the panel for the postive and one for the negitive?