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Which size of the victron mppt charge controllers should I need if i want to use it with single solar panel JA solar 500w ? The battery to be charged is pylontech 48v 2.4kw

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Which size(model) of the victron mppt charge controllers should I need if I want to use it with just single solar panel JA solar 500w ? The battery to be charged is pylontech 48v 2.4kw , inverter is going to be 48v | 500 VA Phoenix. Do i need also to use cerb gx ?

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hjohnson answered ·

Your solar array needs to have a voltage at least 5V higher than the battery setup. What voltage is your proposed panel?

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klim8skeptic answered ·

Unfortunately a single JA 500w solar panel does not generate a high enough voltage to charge a 48v battery.

You are going to need an 150v charge controller (input voltage) and 2 panels in series.

Use Victron online MPPT calculator. to see what panels/mppts are suitable.

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