Marine Solar Panels
Installing solar panels on your boat or RV or setting up a portable solar panel kit is a great investment as it allows for freedom to travel to remote locations while keeping comforts of home close by.Samlex is a leading manufacturer of solar panels, solar panel kits, battery chargers and inverters. Figuring out which solar panel kit best suits your needs can be challanging, but Samlex makes it easy to determine what you will need based on what electrical items you intend to use on your journey. Once you get an idea of how much power you are going to need to draw then determining which system to purchase is easy.
Portlable Solar Powered Charging Kits
Samelex portable solar powered charging kits come in either 90 Watts or 135 Watts. These solar powered kits are great for use on your boat or RV, just plug in and start charging. These kits include the charge controller. Capture the power of the sun without complicated installations, brackets or electrical diagrams. Each Kit comes with a convenient insulated carrying case that also protects the panels when stored.
Installed Solar Powered Charging Kits
The All-In-One Samlex Solar Charging Kits come in 100W or 150W. Every Charging Kit includes an industry leading 30 Amp Charge Controller with a detailed display, Model SCC-30AB. The charge controller can manage up to 500 Watts of solar. This solar panel is a perfect starter kit and leaves room for expansion so you can add more panels down the road.
How to Determine what Solar Panel Kit for your Boat or RV
On Samlex solar powered kits, one-hundred watts at 10 amps will typically run a light, a water pump and will keep your battery topped up. One-hundred and fifty watts you can add a fan. If you want to expand your solar power potential, add another Solar Panel kit. By doing this you add an additional, 100W or 150W. (A branch connector SBC-2 is required to connect each additional panel in parallel). Two-hundered and fifty watts will run a light, water pump, fan, tablet, laptop, tv and charge the battery. 300 Watts will do what the 250 watts will do plus run kitchen appliances. Four-hundred watts will allow for doing what the 300 watts will do but also allow you to run a vacuum or small fridge. If you still have questions regarding how to size for solar, check out this solar sizing guide
For solar panels to convert DC to AC an inverter is required. Samlex offers an inveter calculator on their web site to help you figure out the best size for your power needs. If you have any other questions regarding solar panels, feel free to reach out to us.