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    Still not convinced chaps!

    According to this I need a 200w system alone for my waeco and add 30w for phone charging.

    So my below I would need a 300w panel? Cmon!!!


    Yet I've done 10 years in all sorts of conditions for weeks on end running my fridge, lights, charging 2 x iPads kids and iPhone for me without getting below 90% charge on 100ah battery.

    Snow, desert, clouds, overcast, hot as hell weather so?


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    Quote Originally Posted by AB View Post
    Still not convinced chaps!

    According to this I need a 200w system alone for my waeco and add 30w for phone charging.

    So my below I would need a 300w panel? Cmon!!!


    Yet I've done 10 years in all sorts of conditions for weeks on end running my fridge, lights, charging 2 x iPads kids and iPhone for me without getting below 90% charge on 100ah battery.

    Snow, desert, clouds, overcast, hot as hell weather so?


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    Honestly not trying to be a smartarse bro but you are truly a mover and shaker, inspiring!
    I reckon the main variable you are missing is your daily camp alternator drives most nights I’ve seen?


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    Quote Originally Posted by MB View Post
    Honestly not trying to be a smartarse bro but you are truly a mover and shaker, inspiring!
    I reckon the main variable you are missing is your daily camp alternator drives most nights I’ve seen?


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    I'm actually talking about the battery I used to sit at camp with the family on the old Sunwagon with nothing but that 120w panel old mate. No alternator bro...


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    ....Fair call, apologies, agreed for sure! That little battery has been awesome!!!!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by AB View Post
    Still not convinced chaps!

    According to this I need a 200w system alone for my waeco and add 30w for phone charging.

    So my below I would need a 300w panel? Cmon!!!


    Yet I've done 10 years in all sorts of conditions for weeks on end running my fridge, lights, charging 2 x iPads kids and iPhone for me without getting below 90% charge on 100ah battery.

    Snow, desert, clouds, overcast, hot as hell weather so?


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    Turn your bloody phone off. You are camping and enjoying the serenity . LMAO

    BTW I have a 140 Watt Solar Panel with a 100 AH Battery running a 60 Litre Fridge/Freezer . The Battery is fully charged each day about 2pm.
    Don't know any of the technical details but it works for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob View Post
    Don't know any of the technical details but it works for me
    And that's what matters hey!

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