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Grape Solar

Model GS-480-KIT

Internet #204733239

480-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit

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Powering Your Summer Getaway - Solar Kits For Cabin, RV, Boats and Backup Power
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Powering Your Summer Getaway - Solar Kits For Cabin, RV, Boats and Backup Power
  • Off-grid solar panel kit provides charging and power uses
  • Panel is weatherproof and durable enough for outdoor use
  • Solar panel kit is easy to install and maintenance-free

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The Grape Solar 480-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit is ideal for a variety of applications, including RVs, boats, 12-Volt battery charging, small pumps, charging small electronic devices and operating 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 makes the panel weatherproof for outdoor use. A 2-diode bypass minimizes power drop caused by shade. This system will provide approximately 1350-Watt hours or 115 Amp hours of charge per day. The kit includes: a 3-piece 160-Watt mono crystalline solar panel kit, a 35 Amp charge controller, a 2000-Watt inverter with two outlets, a USB port, cables and a manual.

  • Ideal for running small pumps and lights or charging your portable electronic device
  • 160-Watt mono crystalline panel with anodized aluminum frames and tempered glass for outdoor use and superior performance
  • 2-diode junction box for enhanced performance
  • 2000-Watt pure sine inverter with two outlets and a USB port allows you to plug in small devices
  • 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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If I was to get a kit to power my house, what would I need? I have a large 3 bedroom\2 full bath plus garage.

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January 16, 2016
I want to eliminate the need for my power company charges.
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January 27, 2016
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To power your whole house you'd to take with Home Depot's contractor sevices. You'd more equipment than is available in this kit.
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January 18, 2016
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The kit you refer to is far too small to power a house. You would want to contact Grape Solar for a custom quote through your local Home Depot Pro Desk. Solar systems typically have a better payback when used to offset higher-tier usage. Most customers do not have the roof space to offset all of their usage.
Larger battery-based off-grid and grid-interactive systems are complex, and are usually around Read More
The kit you refer to is far too small to power a house. You would want to contact Grape Solar for a custom quote through your local Home Depot Pro Desk. Solar systems typically have a better payback when used to offset higher-tier usage. Most customers do not have the roof space to offset all of their usage.
Larger battery-based off-grid and grid-interactive systems are complex, and are usually around twice the cost of a grid-tied system. This is due to the added cost of batteries, charge controllers and more complex inverters. Read Less
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Do the panels come with mounting hardware to mount to a roof?

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March 23, 2015
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Mounting hardware is not included, nor is a battery bank. If you send an email to support@grapesolar.com and tell us what you want to mount to we will be able to make a recommendation.
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March 21, 2015
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No, the mounting frame needed is not included.
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can i run this kit on a 1200 watts 24/7???
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Eugene: Nice answer. Yet, to the common person who is not going to be using their battery consumption to run their whole house hold (ie, tv, stereo, fridg, water heater, furnace.. so on and so on). Yet, only needs something to keep their battery bank charged during large amounts of down time. This kit will do alright. The new Tesla Home batteries are going to sell for $3500 and can store up to 10kw hrs. Read More
Eugene: Nice answer. Yet, to the common person who is not going to be using their battery consumption to run their whole house hold (ie, tv, stereo, fridg, water heater, furnace.. so on and so on). Yet, only needs something to keep their battery bank charged during large amounts of down time. This kit will do alright. The new Tesla Home batteries are going to sell for $3500 and can store up to 10kw hrs. This kit would do fine for keeping those new battery systems charged for times of blackouts and power outages.
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Technology
Wall mounted, rechargeable lithium ion battery with liquid thermal control.
Models
10 kWh $3,500 For backup applications
7 kWh $3,000 For daily cycle applications
Warranty
10 years
Efficiency
92% round-trip DC efficiency
Power
2.0 kW continuous, 3.3 kW peak
Voltage
350 – 450 volts
Current
5.8 amp nominal, 8.6 amp peak output
Compatibility
Single phase and three phase utility grid compatible.
Operating Temperature
-4°F to 110°F /-20°C to 43°C
Enclosure
Rated for indoor and outdoor installation.
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Dimensions
51.2” x 33.9” x 7.1”
1300 mm x 860 mm x 180 mm
Certification
NRTL listed to UL standards
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On an average day, this kit will produce about 1440Wh. This varies depending on your location, the tilt angle and the time of year. A load that consumes 1200W that you want run 24/7 consumes 1200 x 24 = 28,800Wh/day, which is about twenty times the output of this kit.
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Would this unit be able to fully charge a 2013 Chevy Volt? That would be the only thing it would be used for.

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Currently it takes about 12 hours of being plugged into a regular household outlet to fully charge the battery.
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August 18, 2016
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Unfortunately solar to charge an electric car daily would require much more than a system that size.
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Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Grape Solar 480 I had it shipped to store. That went well. Assembly was not too complicated. You do have to fabricate your own panel rack. A little attention to detail goes a long way. July 26, 2016
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