Friday, 21 September 2018
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Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Bundle Kit Review

The Starter Kit is great for off-grid applications, such as RVs, trailers, boats, sheds, and cabins — providing many benefits, including, but not limited to, quiet power production and grid independence. Renogy 100W Monocrystalline Starter Kit is designed specifically for customers new to solar. And since you are reading this, I guess you belong to this category. The kit now includes an 8ft 10AWG Tray Cable to connect your charge controller and battery, and the charge controller has been upgraded to Renogy’s new 30A PWM Negative-Ground Charge Controller – the Renogy Wanderer. Ideal output: 500Wh per day; can fully charge a 50Ah battery from 50% in 3 hours (depending on the availability of sunlight). You also have a 25 year transferable power output warranty on the panels.

Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar
Renogy 100 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Bundle Kit

What’s in the box?

This solar kit comes with the tools necessary for a new system: a Renogy 100W 12V Monocrystalline Solar Panel, a 30A PWM Wanderer Charge Controller, a 20ft 10AWG MC4 Adaptor Kit, an 8ft 10AWG Tray Cable, and a set of Z-brackets. Start your solar adventure with a Renogy Starter Kit.

Dimensions and specific features 

The dimensions are 47 x 21.3 x 1.5 inches and it weighs only 16.5 pounds. A bit lighter than the Polycrystalline one. 

Specific features

Renogy 100W Monocrystalline Solar Panel:

  • Maximum Power: 100W
  • Optimum Operating Voltage (Vmp):18.9V
  • Optimum Operating Current (Imp): 5.29A
  • Maximum System Voltage: 600V DC (UL)

solar charge controllerRenogy 30A PWM Charge Controller (Positive Grounded):

  • Nominal System Voltage: 12V/24V Auto recognition
  • Rated Charge Current: 30A
  • Max. Solar Input Voltage: 42V
  • Max. PV Input Power: 400W (12V), 800W (24V)

Renogy 9In MC4 Adaptor Kit:

  • Length: 9In
  • AWG: 12
  • Rating Voltage: 600/1000V
  • Temperature: -40°F to +185°F

Review

I purchased the kit at an amazing low price. These type of monocrystalline panels used to sell for over $500 each. If you need an off grid or on grid system this company is the place to get it.The instructions that come with it seem a little sketchy but if you go to their website they have all the info you need for an easy install including videos. Now I am able to run my flat screen TV, all of the lights, and most anything else in my living room.

Ron R.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Expandable – you can expand your system up to a maximum of 400W
  • Efficient – High module conversion efficiency (approx. 15.46%)
  • Reliable
  • Improved – the Renogy Wanderer

Cons:

When purchasing online, you might not get what you asked for so be careful to check everything when the package arrives!

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