Model # GS-100-BASIC

Internet #205764075

Grape Solar 100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Polycrystalline Silicon Panel Kit
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Grape Solar

100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Polycrystalline Silicon Panel Kit

$15647 /each
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Product Overview

The Grape Solar 100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit is ideal for a variety of DC applications, including RVs, boats, 12-Volt battery charging, and LED lights. Made with high efficiency crystalline solar cells for years of service, this solar kit is easy to install and virtually maintenance free. An anodized aluminum frame and a sealed junction box make the panel weatherproof for outdoor use. The panel has two blocking diodes to prevent reverse current flow. This system will provide approximately 300-Watt Hours or 25 Amp Hours of charge per average day. The kit includes: 1-piece Grape Solar GS-Star 100-Watt polycrystalline solar panel, a 165-Watt Grape Solar PWM charge controller with USB outputs and DC load control, Grape Solar Zip pity feet, cables and manual.
  • Polycrystalline panel with anodized aluminum frames and tempered glass for outdoor use and superior performance
  • Solar panel has a 2 diode junction box to prevent reverse current flow
  • An easy to read LED display on the charge controller shows charging current, discharge current and battery bank capacity
  • Dual USB ports on the charge controller for directly charging portable devices
  • Grape Solar zippity feet are included for easy installation
  • For 12-Volt systems only
  • Kit comes with all cables and connectors for quick and easy set-up
  • Battery not included, a minimum of one 12-Volt deep cycle battery is necessary using this kit


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Product Overview

Model #: GS-100-BASIC
Internet #: 205764075

The Grape Solar 100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit is ideal for a variety of DC applications, including RVs, boats, 12-Volt battery charging, and LED lights. Made with high efficiency crystalline solar cells for years of service, this solar kit is easy to install and virtually maintenance free. An anodized aluminum frame and a sealed junction box make the panel weatherproof for outdoor use. The panel has two blocking diodes to prevent reverse current flow. This system will provide approximately 300-Watt Hours or 25 Amp Hours of charge per average day. The kit includes: 1-piece Grape Solar GS-Star 100-Watt polycrystalline solar panel, a 165-Watt Grape Solar PWM charge controller with USB outputs and DC load control, Grape Solar Zip pity feet, cables and manual.

  • Polycrystalline panel with anodized aluminum frames and tempered glass for outdoor use and superior performance
  • Solar panel has a 2 diode junction box to prevent reverse current flow
  • An easy to read LED display on the charge controller shows charging current, discharge current and battery bank capacity
  • Dual USB ports on the charge controller for directly charging portable devices
  • Grape Solar zippity feet are included for easy installation
  • For 12-Volt systems only
  • Kit comes with all cables and connectors for quick and easy set-up
  • Battery not included, a minimum of one 12-Volt deep cycle battery is necessary using this kit


  • Solar Energy Components

  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Name 50-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit 100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Polycrystalline Silicon Panel Kit 100-Watt 12-Volt Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit for Off-Grid Solar System 100-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit
Brand Grape Solar Grape Solar Renogy Grape Solar
Ratings (40) (2) (2) (19)
Included Charge controller Charge controller,Mounting hardware Charge controller,Electrical wire,Mounting hardware Charge controller
Features Outdoor,Portable,Weatherproof Outdoor,Weatherproof Indoor/Outdoor Portable,Weatherproof
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Specifications

Dimensions

Panel Height (in.)
1.38
Panel Width (in.)
26.37
Panel length (in.)
40.16

Details

Amperage (amps)
5.6
Application
Boat,Cabin,RV,Shed,Vehicle
Features
Outdoor,Weatherproof
Included
Charge controller,Mounting hardware
Number of Panels
1
Panel weight (lb.)
19.66
Returnable
90-Day
Solar panel type
Polycrystalline
Voltage (volts)
18
Wattage (watts)
100

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Panel: 5 year limited product warranty on materials and workmanship 25 year warranty on greater than 80% power output and 10 year warranty on greater than 90% power output Refer to warranty document for detailed warranty information Charge Controller: 1 year limited warranty for defects in workmanship and materials

Specifications

Dimensions

Panel Height (in.)
1.38
Panel Width (in.)
26.37
Panel length (in.)
40.16

Details

Amperage (amps)
5.6
Application
Boat,Cabin,RV,Shed,Vehicle
Features
Outdoor,Weatherproof
Included
Charge controller,Mounting hardware
Number of Panels
1
Panel weight (lb.)
19.66
Returnable
90-Day
Solar panel type
Polycrystalline
Voltage (volts)
18
Wattage (watts)
100

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Panel: 5 year limited product warranty on materials and workmanship 25 year warranty on greater than 80% power output and 10 year warranty on greater than 90% power output Refer to warranty document for detailed warranty information Charge Controller: 1 year limited warranty for defects in workmanship and materials

Questions & Answers

how many batteries can you hook up to be charged by this kit ? like battery to battery

how many batteries can you hook up to be charged by this kit ? like battery to battery
Asked by: Rookie
In addition to the Community Answer below, I would also note that this kit is generally paired with a single 50 AH or 100 Ah battery. You should avoid having more than three batteries in parallel if at all possible.
Answered by: Grape Solar Expert
Date published: 2017-10-10

The charge controller looks to be good for 160 watts. Can you add a 50 watt panel to this system?

The charge controller looks to be good for 160 watts. Can you add a 50 watt panel to this system?
Asked by: DerpDiggler
No, it's not a good idea to mix panels together of varying wattages, manufacturers, or voltages. You will find that mixing panels this way causes your best panel's performance to be dragged down to something comparable with your worst performing panel. You could however expand by attaching 50 watt kit to the same battery bank because it comes with a separate charge controller. Then you would have a charge controller for each panel and suffer no loss in performance at all.
Answered by: Grape Solar Expert
Date published: 2017-05-01

I've read that iphones, tablets, and laptops usually require a pure sine wave inverter instead of...

I've read that iphones, tablets, and laptops usually require a pure sine wave inverter instead of a modified sine wave inverter. What type of inverter is shipped with this kit?
Asked by: TheInquisitor
There is no inverter shipped with this kit. This kit is only for charging a 12Vdc battery. However, it does have USB ports on the charge controller which can be used with USB charging cords for phones and tablets. Be advised the power comes from the battery connected to the charge controller, not the panels which simply replenish the batteries.
Answered by: Grape Solar Expert
Date published: 2017-08-13

Can the charge contoller have more than one panel attached?

Asked by: Photobugu
No - you would need one of our standard 100x kits using the Xantrex C35 charge controller, which can have up to five panels connected in parallel. The controller included in the basic kit can only handle a single 100 watt or 160 watt panel.
Answered by: Grape Solar Expert
Date published: 2016-11-19
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Customer Reviews

100-Watt Basic Off-Grid Polycrystalline Silicon Panel Kit is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The solar panel is fine but the included charge controller... The solar panel is fine but the included charge controller is junk. The controller failed after about one week of use. Grape sent a replacement and that one failed a few days later. I ordered a replacement controller at my own expense from a different maker and it is working fine.
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Grape Solar Panel works better than I expected ... The Grape Solar Panel works better than I expected
Date published: 2017-05-09
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