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Carl asked

Multiple Smart Solar on same solar arrey...?

I have 3 160watt solarpanels on the roof of my van.

Most of the day the battery bank is full, so am wasting solar watt :-)

Is it possible to put a separate second smaller Smart Solar from the same 3 panels that is only charging my car battery? or will that screw up the first Smart solar...

MPPT Controllerssolarsmart solar set-up help
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kevgermany answered ·

Nope. Solar arrays must be connected to a single controller.

You could use an Orion DC:DC converter to do this, but make sure you understand the automatic on/off of the Orion and check the actual voltage settings on the smart solar.

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