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How To Figure Out the Amp Output Of Any Type Of RV Solar Panels

Solar Panels are great technology but for RV owners they can be a bit confusing.

The problem has to do with the terms Watts and Amps.

RV solar panels are generally rated in Watts while the electrical appliances they power are rated in Amps. So how can you as an RV owner know which is the right wattage solar panel for your RV?

There two simple ways to figure it out.

  1. Use the “Rule of Thumb” method
    It takes about a 15 watt solar panel exposed in bright sunlight for one hour to produce 1 (one) amp of power. So if you have a 80 watt solar panel it will create 80/15=5.33 Amps per hour in direct sunlight.
    ….
  2. Use the Amp rating on the solar panel itself
    Many high efficiency solar panels have their amp ratings listed on them. Basically that rating means how many amps that panel can create in one hour of direct sunlight. For example, the SHARP polycrystalline 123-watt RV solar panel kit has a rating of 7.16 amps. That means in 4 hours it can produce 28.64 amps which then gets stored into your batteries.

So when it comes determining the wattage of solar panels you need for your RV, the first step is figuring out how many amps of electrical power you usually consume in a day. The easiest way to do that is to use our handy RV Solar Panel Calculator as a guide. Once you have that figure, it’s really easy to know what size of solar panels your RV needs.

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April 14, 2009 Posted by | Solar Power Info | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

123 Watt RV Solar Panels

123 Watt RV Solar Panel Kit

Harness the awesome power of the sun with this 123 watt solar panel to keep your RV batteries fully charged.

This SHARP polycrystalline 123-watt RV solar panel kit can produce 7.16 amps and comes complete with a male D/C plug, mounting bracket and screws, battery clamps, voltage tester, quick connectors, and extra wiring.

This panel is one of the best solar panel solutions for any RV owner with low electrical power requirements. But if later on down the road you find you need more juice hooking up a second or even a third panel anytime is a snap!

Here is a quick list of the features this 123 watt RV solar panel has for you:

  • Designed for RVs
  • High Efficiency Polycrystalline Cells
  • Easy to Install & Maintenance Free
  • Weatherproof
  • Connect Multiple Panels for More Power
  • 25 Year Warranty
  • Max Output 123 Watts 7.16 Amps

Click here for more details or to order this RV Solar Panel Kit now!

April 14, 2009 Posted by | Mid Power RV Solar Panels | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How To Find The Perfect RV Solar Panels For Your RV

RV Solar Panels

Find the perfect Solar Panels for your RV In Just 3 Easy Steps

  1. Discover how much electricity you use in your RV on average a day (very easy to do)
    – Just use our handy RV Solar Panel Calculator to find the answer
  2. Find the perfect solar panels for your RV that matches your answer from step one
    – You’ll find it right at the bottom of the RV Solar Panel Calculator
  3. Order your RV Solar Panels and you’re done!

April 9, 2009 Posted by | RV Solar Power Calculator | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

160 Watt RV Solar Panels

160 Watt RV Solar Panel Kit

Harness the free power of the sun with this 160 watt solar panel to keep your RV batteries fully charged.

This 160 watt RV Solar Panel Kit contains two of Sharp’s 80 watt solar module panels.

These high efficiency Polycrystalline solar cells have an anti-reflective coating allowing it to absorb more light in absolutely all weather conditions. This 160 watt RV Solar Panel Kit can even let you easily be connect more panels to it to generate more power.  The panels textured cell surface to reduces reflection of sunlight and is completely weatherproof which makes it perfect for mounting it on the roof of an RV.

These panels come with an aluminum frame for extended outdoor use. This kit is extremely easy to install and best of all – maintenance free!

Everything you need to get set up comes with this kit and even includes a digital 30 amp charge controller, an 175W inverter, screws, mounting brackets, voltage tester, and extra wiring.

Here is a quick list of all the features this 160 watt RV solar panel kit has for you:

  • Designed for RVs
  • High Efficiency Polycrystalline Cells
  • Easy to Install & Maintenance Free
  • Weatherproof
  • Connect Multiple Panels for More Power
  • 25 Year Warranty
  • Each Panel = Max Output 80 Watts 4.67 Amps
  • Digital 30 amp charge controller
  • 175-watt inverter
  • screws, mounting brackets, voltage tester, and extra wiring

Click here for more details or to order this RV Solar Panel Kit now!

April 2, 2009 Posted by | Mid Power RV Solar Panels | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

80 Watt RV Solar Panels

80 Watt RV Solar Panel Kit

Harness the free power of the sun with this 80 watt solar panel to keep your RV batteries fully charged.

This SHARP polycrystalline 80-watt RV solar panel kit can produce 4.67 amps and comes complete with a male D/C plug, mounting bracket and screws, battery clamps, voltage tester, quick connectors, and extra wiring.

This panel is one of the best solar panel solutions for any RV owner with low electrical power requirements. But if later on down the road you find you need more juice hooking up a second or even a third panel anytime is a snap!

Here is a quick list of the features this 80 watt RV solar panel has for you:

  • Designed for RVs
  • High Efficiency Polycrystalline Cells
  • Easy to Install & Maintenance Free
  • Weatherproof
  • Connect Multiple Panels for More Power
  • 25 Year Warranty
  • Max Output 80 Watts 4.67 Amps

Click here for more details or to order this RV Solar Panel Kit now!

April 2, 2009 Posted by | Low Power RV Solar Panels | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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60 Watt RV Solar Panels


60 Watt RV Solar Panel Kit

Harness the free power of the sun with this 60 watt solar panel kit to keep your RV batteries fully charged.

These four 15-watt panels are really easy to install. Just mount the solar panels onto the included PVC frame and watch them generate power for your RV.  As an added bonus, you can even use this setup with a separate 12v battery (not included) as an additional way to generate and store juice.

This RV Solar Panel Kit has everything you need to generate power for your next trip and includes:

  • Four 15 Watt Solar Panels
  • Works in All Weather Conditions
  • Built-in Blocking Diode Protects Battery Discharge at Night
  • Made of Durable ABS Plastic with an Amorphous Solar Cell
  • Temperature Range: -40° to 176° F
  • Max Output 60 Watts 4 Amps
  • PVC Mounting Frame
  • 175 Watt Inverter
  • 7 Amp Charge Controller
  • 4 Way Connector
  • 5 year manufacturer warranty
  • Accessory Kit: 12V female socket and alligator battery clamps, wiring and connecting cable, screws, nuts and bolts.

Click here for more details or to order your RV Solar Panel Kit now!


March 26, 2009 Posted by | Low Power RV Solar Panels | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment