How to build a basic portable solar power system -camping,boating,off grid living-

How to build  a basic portable solar power system -camping,boating,off grid living-

WARNING: This post is intended for information purposes only, working with electricity can be dangerous, If you are not qualified, please consult an electrician before attempting any tasks shown in this post.

Useful info for those thinking about leaving their power bills behind. This detailed video shows how to build a basic solar powered set-up.
Ideal for camping, boats, motor-homes, caravans or if scaled up can be used to power an energy efficient house.
If you have any questions about the items used in this post, I’d be happy to answer.

20 Comments on “How to build a basic portable solar power system -camping,boating,off grid living-”

  1. So if you dont connect a load to it it will keep charging until the battery dies? Or does it cut out eventually?

  2. Sir can I connect solar panels direct from inverter to run ac load without battery why or why not

  3. This is awesome. Is there some kind of schematic I can look up to do something exact/similar to this?

  4. I'm amazed at all the huge diodes and fuses for 3 amps!!!! Why????? When you have the time…. check the size of a 3 amp 12v wall charger!!

  5. this video is very informative. thanks a lot. I wanted to know what is the specification of the block diode that you use? that you mention it will help to prevent reverse current flowing back to panel. How is the connection like? Can please explain in detail?

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