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  • Outback FlexPower, opinions requested

    I need to do a total upgrade to my very primitive system and am looking for recommendations for my application.

    This is for an off-grid house, (no grid power available or in the foreseen future), located in Baja California.

    The all-in-one system looks simple enough, but is it cost effective? Looking for a pure-sine inverter charger, ~3000w 24V

    Thoughts? Thanks

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    First, I'd steer you toward 48V if you are doing a makeover and want 3Kw of inverter. it's easier to make a higher voltage battery string, then a lower voltage string of the same watt hour capacity, the cells in a series string stay balanced easier.

    What's your source for batteries ? If it's within your power budget, golf cart batteries are usually plentiful and cheap.
    Powerfab top of pole PV mount (2) | Listeroid 6/1 w/st5 gen head | XW6048 inverter/chgr | Iota 48V/15A charger | Morningstar 60A MPPT | 48V, 800A NiFe Battery (in series)| 15, Evergreen 205w "12V" PV array on pole | Midnight ePanel | Grundfos 10 SO5-9 with 3 wire Franklin Electric motor (1/2hp 240V 1ph ) on a timer for 3 hr noontime run - Runs off PV ||
    || Midnight Classic 200 | 10, Evergreen 200w in a 160VOC array ||
    || VEC1093 12V Charger | Maha C401 aa/aaa Charger | SureSine | Sunsaver MPPT 15A

    solar: http://tinyurl.com/LMR-Solar
    gen: http://tinyurl.com/LMR-Lister

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