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Epever e-Box WiFi App now available on iOS!
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Epever e-Box WiFi App now available on iOS!
Our Epever e-Box WiFi is a great tool for wirelessly monitoring and setting parameters on your charge controller and inverter, and until recently the app was only available for Android devices. But...
Off-Grid Solar Basics for Going GridFree in NZ - 102
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Off-Grid Solar Basics for Going GridFree in NZ - 102
Thinking of going off the grid with solar energy? We’ve created this complete guide to help you! Off grid living means you have no connection to the electric utility’s distribution network. When y...
Series vs Parallel Wiring for Off Grid Solar
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Series vs Parallel Wiring for Off Grid Solar
In this blog, we will talk about the differences between parallel and series connections, and how they are can be applied in an off-grid setup. 
What is the Best Inverter for Off-Grid Solar?
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What is the Best Inverter for Off-Grid Solar?
The inverter is one of the four essential components in an off-grid solar system. The sole purpose of an inverter is to convert the Direct Current (DC) power that comes from your solar panels and b...
PWM vs MPPT Charge Controllers: Which one should you choose?
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PWM vs MPPT Charge Controllers: Which one should you choose?
A charge controller is an essential component of every off-grid Solar system, as it protects the battery from overcharging and optimises the energy coming from the solar panels. Because it provides...
How to Use and Maintain Deep Cycle Solar Batteries
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How to Use and Maintain Deep Cycle Solar Batteries
We get a lot of customers asking us for guidance on how to use and maintain their batteries to get the most life out of them. With the help of our battery manufacturer, Oliter, we’ve put together ...
Why are Off-Grid Solar Quotes So High? (and Why They Don't Need to Be)
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Why are Off-Grid Solar Quotes So High? (and Why They Don't Need to Be)
Off-grid solar quotes are so high because they’re designed to work on even the lowest sunlight hour days. But they don’t need to be. A simple change in your habits to conserve energy for just a fe...
Roof Mounts vs Ground Mounts for Off Grid Solar
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Roof Mounts vs Ground Mounts for Off Grid Solar
We have a lot of customers asking for our advice when it comes to choosing between a roof mount or a ground mount for their off-grid solar setup, so in this article we will explain the differences...
How to Clean Solar Panels: Everything You Need To Know!
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How to Clean Solar Panels: Everything You Need To Know!
If you’re seeing a drop in power output, or even just some visible dirt, you might be thinking of cleaning your solar panels! Cleaning your solar panels is an easy, cheap solution to improve the ef...
What Battery Is Best For Off-Grid Solar?
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What Battery Is Best For Off-Grid Solar?
There are a lot of battery options on the market now for off-grid solar. It can be confusing about what options are best, especially with new technology being offered and confusing marketing tactics.
What Is Battery Cycle Life And Depth Of Discharge
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What Is Battery Cycle Life And Depth Of Discharge
Depth of Discharge is how much energy is discharged from the battery before it is charged to 100% again. A common measurement is battery cycle life, at 50% D.O.D (Depth of Discharge).

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