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by jamesingram
Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Home Energy Area
Topic: How good are modern PV panels in cloudy/shady conditions?
Replies: 11
Views: 35280

Re: How good are modern PV panels in cloudy/shady conditions

If installed correctly split systems should be divide into strings (groups of panels with the same make, size, orientation and inclination) then put on their own independent inverter (and mppt tracker) or an inverter with dual/multiple mppt trackers for each string. Any heavy shading on part of each...
by jamesingram
Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?
Replies: 69
Views: 14688

Re: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?

So , no luck so far on a new/refurbed Segem unit, Grumpy's currently looking at his possible spare kit for me. Aany one got any bright idea to get power into the batteries ? I run them down to see if I had dodgy cells and am now a bit paranoid that that if they sit empty this may cause a problem . I...
by jamesingram
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:05 am
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?
Replies: 69
Views: 14688

Re: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?

thanks Grumpy , Yes EVlite still has know effect . Could anyone PM me Evan details. Googling around he seems to be less active in the last few years and cant find contact details or web activity, noticed he used to post on greenbuilding forum several years back also re EV. Estimated cost would be us...
by jamesingram
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:57 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?
Replies: 69
Views: 14688

Re: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?

took it down to @3% For some reason limiter didn't kick in ?? has done in the past , though I've only dropped it below 20% twice since in the last 9 months I've had it. Seems to point to some management/cpu/contoller problem at a wild stab in the dark ?? so controller middle pair = 162.2V Top back =...
by jamesingram
Sun Mar 09, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?
Replies: 69
Views: 14688

Re: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?

@ 23% charge
controller middle pair = 175V
Top back = 26.1V /4 =6.52V
Back DS = 37.8V /6 =6.3
middle = 71.7V /11 = 6.52

front bottom 175-26.1-37.8-71.7= 39.4 /6= 6.56V

off for a quick drive
by jamesingram
Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Citroen Berlingo Electrique or other PSA vehicles
Topic: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?
Replies: 69
Views: 14688

Re: More Belingo van troubles , charging not intialising ?

It's Sunday and sunny at last some free time to measure voltages :D

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