Model # GS-100-KIT

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Grape Solar 100-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit
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Grape Solar

100-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit

  • Off-Grid power without noise and fumes of a generator
  • Perfect for cabins, RV's, boats or other off grid uses
  • 300 watt hours or 25 amp hours of power per day
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The Grape Solar 100-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit is ideal for a variety of DC applications, including RVs, boats, 12-Volt battery charging, small pumps, 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. A two diode bypass minimizes power drop caused by shade. You can easily add additional panels for more power. This system will provide approximately 300-Watt Hours or 25 Amp Hours of charge per day. The kit includes: 1pc Grape Solar GS-Star-100W 100-Watt polycrystalline solar panel, a 35 Amp Xantrex charge controller, cables and manual.

  • Ideal for DC applications
  • Polycrystalline panel with anodized aluminum frames and tempered glass for outdoor use and superior performance
  • Solar panel has a two diode junction box for enhanced performance
  • 35 Amp xantrex charge controller allows you to add up to 4 three more panels with additional cables
  • 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 to use this kit


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How long is the cable that runs from solar panel to battery?

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Pam
July 15, 2013
Looking at Grape Solar kit for about$400. I need to put my panel about 40 - 50 feet from my deep cycle battery. If the cord is not long enough is there some kind of extension I can order?
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August 9, 2014
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Read the information on the Grape Solar web page or better yet call them they are very friendly an have lots of options and answers.
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July 10, 2014
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about 30". Get two of the 15" cables for most installs, they're weather proof, but the charge controller is not. They're a little difficult to unclip because of that, but perfect for our off-grid RVing purposes.
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July 1, 2014
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There are two options. You can buy two extensions of that length to connect the panels to the charge controller. The kit connections are only about 6 inches. You could also buy a longer run of wires from the controller to the battery. The kit has 2 foot wires for this. I chose to extend between the panels and the charge controller. Unfortunately Home Depot only has 15 foot extensions so you would need a Read More
There are two options. You can buy two extensions of that length to connect the panels to the charge controller. The kit connections are only about 6 inches. You could also buy a longer run of wires from the controller to the battery. The kit has 2 foot wires for this. I chose to extend between the panels and the charge controller. Unfortunately Home Depot only has 15 foot extensions so you would need a total of six to do this. Read Less
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July 16, 2013
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Hi Pam,
Thank you for your interest in Grape Solar kits.
The GS-100-KIt has a 35" lead on the back of the panel plus a 6" conversion cable to transition from the MC4 connector on the panel leads to a bare end. To run to your charge controller you will need to splice some 10-Gauge outdoor wire to the bare leads on the conversion cable.
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Water resistant?

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June 27, 2016
Is the charger controller water resistant? I'd like a setup like this for camping, but the entire setup would be sitting outside all day and possibly out in the rain.
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June 28, 2016
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This item is weatherproof.
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June 28, 2016
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No, this controller is not water resistant in any way. If it is used outside, it must be in a NEMA 3R enclosure, or better.
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Can additional panels be added to this kit

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April 9, 2016
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35 Amp xantrex charge controller allows you to add up to 3 three more panels with additional cables.
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April 8, 2016
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Yes, additional panels can be added to this kit.
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24 volt ?

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February 19, 2016
can these panels output 24v or can they be wired in series to combine for 24v
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February 22, 2016
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These panels only put out around 18 volts individually, but they can be put into a series string of two to produce around 36 volts, which is ideal for charging 24 volt battery banks. Please contact Grape Solar Technical Support with any further questions.
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February 20, 2016
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This kit outputs 18 volts. You can add an additional panel to output more energy.
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100-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The quality of this solar kit was much better than we expected. You will want to add a water proo... The quality of this solar kit was much better than we expected. You will want to add a water proof box on the roof to house the panel disconnect clips. The kit comes with 6 feet of #10 wire to go from the solar panel to the controller. We needed to buy 7 more feet of #4 wire to go to the battery. We could have used lighter wire but didn't want to risk the voltage drop. The controller is easily adjustable for voltage to suit your battery in "bulk charge" when the battery is hungry and in "float charge" when the battery is fully charged. This 100 watt kit is a great way to jump into solar power. The 7 1/2 amps will keep our battery topped off.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks good. Nice that controller is included. Haven't installed yet as had to get roof mounting h... Looks good. Nice that controller is included. Haven't installed yet as had to get roof mounting hardware.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good solar panel Easy to assemble. Good instrutions. Capability to add more panels.
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from doubled my power added extra charging power. Item arrived quickly..
Date published: 2016-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Part of a larger purchase. Exactly what I was looking for. The description needs to be updated to include what else you will need if you decide to add the additional three panels which I did. It would also be nice if they were available through Home Depot. I had to go to Amazon to get the MC4 connectors to put it all together. Now that it is installed it is performing perfectly. It can be put together at less expense by ordering elsewhere, but I preferred to have a known supplier.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solar Panel Meets and exceeds my expections. My only complaint is that Home Depot doesn't offer excess ores such as mounting bracket for off site setup and a padded case to protect the solar panel during transport.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up for Off-the-Grid RV Kit arrived on time, included instructions were complete and when I called Grape Solar with related questions they were well answered. Not been in the field yet, but in the driveway it brought two large deep-cycle batteries up to charge real fast. So easy I might add an additional panel and an inverter!
Date published: 2014-07-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from For your consideration... Do not waste your money on kits with Sunforce controllers. They are indeed full featured charge controllers but are considerably less reliable than controllers from other manufacturers including Xantrex, Morningstar, etc. Also, an overall higher quality, higher output system can be built from individual components cheaper.
Date published: 2012-08-02
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