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Old 09-28-2018, 02:33 AM   #1
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Looking for a way to remotely monitor solar input to the batteries, as well as the realtime draw, and status.. What are my option$ ? I have a roadtrek mtpp (mttp?) solar controller and 2 agm original equipment batteries.
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Old 09-28-2018, 02:41 AM   #2
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The mid level Blue Sky Solar controllers with the Pro remote will give you all that. They are shunt based, so accurate current measurement, and the remote panel doubles as an battery monitor so you get all the instantaneous and cumulative data like any other monitor.
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Looking for a way to remotely monitor solar input to the batteries, as well as the realtime draw, and status.. What are my option$ ? I have a roadtrek mtpp (mttp?) solar controller and 2 agm original equipment batteries.
Is your solar controller an EP Solar Tracer 3215RN?
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Is your solar controller an EP Solar Tracer 3215RN?
not sure.. itls the factory issue solar controller... ill check the specifics tomorrow..
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not sure.. itls the factory issue solar controller... ill check the specifics tomorrow..
You may have to temporarily remove the 4 mounting screws in order to read the plate nomenclature. Copy it all down.

Is your 190 equipped with the underhood genny or the Onan?
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Looking for a way to remotely monitor solar input to the batteries, as well as the realtime draw, and status.. What are my option$ ? I have a roadtrek mtpp (mttp?) solar controller and 2 agm original equipment batteries.
There're 10 best solar charge controllers for solar panel systems which can help you to protect the batteries from overcharge and discharge.
https://www.survivalrenewableenergy....e-controllers/
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You may have to temporarily remove the 4 mounting screws in order to read the plate nomenclature. Copy it all down.

Is your 190 equipped with the underhood genny or the Onan?
Onan . The solar is supposed to be an aftermarket unit but the solar controller is roadtrek
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Onan . The solar is supposed to be an aftermarket unit but the solar controller is roadtrek
Roadtrek doesn't build controllers. What does the controller label say?
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Roadtrek doesn't build controllers. What does the controller label say?
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MPPT Solar Charging Controller

This isn't from my 2015 190P, but another one that also has solar.. it looks to be the same controller as i have.

Trying to add the image.. it's on facebook, but doesn't show up here...



here's the link:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
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MPPT Solar Charging Controller

This isn't from my 2015 190P, but another one that also has solar.. it looks to be the same controller as i have.

Trying to add the image.. it's on facebook, but doesn't show up here...



here's the link:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
I steer away from facebook. Does your controller look anything like this:


http://voile.org/panneaux_solaires/Tracer-3215RN.pdf
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I steer away from facebook. Does your controller look anything like this:


http://voile.org/panneaux_solaires/Tracer-3215RN.pdf
Yes, just like that.. only silver..
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Yes, just like that.. only silver..
OK, what you have is an EP Tracer Solar 3215RN. For the Etreks, it's a 3215BN which has an additional format for programming to suit lithium batteries. Since you are using AGMs, the RN version is what you have. You'll notice that it has an RJ45 port that is unoccupied. EP Solar makes a remote meter MT-5 that will provide you a display showing panel voltage and controller output.

Two things:

You can edit the controller program from this meter, but be cautious in doing so. Roadtrek programmed it for supporting AGMs.

The meter you need is an MT-5, not the MT-50 which supports the BN series controllers.

Operating manual:

https://solarlab.se/solpanel/datablad/display-mt5.pdf



Source:

https://www.rakuten.com/shop/ce-comp...EaAlEYEALw_wcB


User manual for your controller:

http://www.pvsolarchina.com/wp-conte...SER-MANUAL.pdf
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Is there any solar controllers can remotely monitor the solar input to all the batteries in the market, such as, the LiFePO4 batteries and so on?
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