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What is LBCO and How Should I Set it on My Off-Grid System?

  Differentiating LBCO Settings for Lead Acid and Lithium Batteries What is LBCO? Differentiating LBCO Settings for Lead Acid and Lithium Batteries Conclusion   What is LBCO? LBCO, or “Low Battery Cut-Out,” is a critical component in inverters and battery management systems for off-grid solar setups. This setting establishes the minimum voltage at which the…
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What is Electrolytic Corrosion?

How can you Prevent Electrolytic Corrosion on your Boat’s Solar Inverter Charger based system? What is Electrolytic Corrosion? Our top 9 measures you can take to prevent Electrolytic Corrosion on your boat Conclusion What is Electrolytic Corrosion? Electrolytic corrosion, also known as galvanic corrosion or dissimilar metal corrosion, occurs when two dissimilar metals are in…
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What kind of Freedom comes with an Off-Grid Solar System?

Our Top 10 Reasons why there is Freedom in having an Off-Grid Solar System The Freedom Awaits You if you Really Want It Our top 10 Reasons why there is Freedom in having an Off-Grid Solar System. Conclusion   The Freedom awaits you if you really want it We’ve had customers navigate various stages of…
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What Voltage should I go with my Off-Grid Solar System, 12, 24 or 48 Volt?

Why is it Imperative to Dedicate Time to Educate Yourself thoroughly Before making a Solar Equipment Purchase? Navigating Voltage Choices: Lessons from Recent Solar System Design Our top 5 Considerations before choosing Solar System Voltage Conclusion Navigating Voltage Choices: Lessons from Recent Solar System Design I recently designed a system that involved upgrading from 12…
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Should I Buy and Install Used Solar System Parts?

What are the Challenges you may face Buying Used Solar Equipment? What are the Advantages in Buying Used Solar Parts? What are the Risks and Conditions when Buying Used Solar Parts? What are some Tips for Buying Used Solar System Parts? Conclusion The decision to buy and install used solar system parts depends on various…
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Is Now the Time to Start Thinking of an RV/Camper Inverter or Solar Upgrade?

Our Top 10 Reasons Why Now may be the Time To Plan your RV/Camper Solar Upgrade. Is Now The Time to Think RV/Camper Upgrade? Our top 10 Compelling Reasons to consider initiating an RV/Camper Solar Upgrade Right Now. Is Now The Time to Think RV/Camper Upgrade? Embarking on the contemplation of an RV solar upgrade…
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What is a “Tail Current” in a battery?

“Tail Current” How Do I Calculate This and Is It Even An Option In My Battery Monitor? What Is The Tail Current In A Battery? Does My Battery Monitor Have The Tail Current Option? How Do I Calculate The Tail Current In My Battery Bank? Tail Current Setting Example What Is The Tail Current In…
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What Should I Consider When Upgrading Batteries For My Golf Cart?

What type of batteries should I buy when I’m ready to replace the old Lead Acid in my Golf Cart? What were we looking for in a golf cart battery? Is it worth converting a golf cart to lithium batteries? What we can offer you with EPOCH as a replacement battery for your golf cart.…
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When do I need a DC to DC Charger?

What is a DC to DC Charger and where and when would I need one? What exactly is a DC to DC Charger? Do I need a DC to DC Charger? What is the difference bewteen a DC to DC Charger and an Isolator? Conclusion What exactly is a DC to DC Charger? A DC-to-DC…
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Why Does My Battery Voltage Drop When I Stop Charging?

27 volts drops to 25 when I shut my charger off. Why? Why Does My Voltage Drop When I Stop Charging? What Is Nominal Voltage? Conclusion Why Does My Voltage Drop When I Stop Charging? While actively charging or during the float phase, the battery voltage registers at 27.2 volts in my solar system. However,…
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