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180-Watt Monocrystalline PV Solar Panel for Cabins, RV's and Back-Up Power Systems

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  • Produces on average 45 Amp-hours/540-Watt-hours per day
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The Grape Solar 180-Watt US Assembled Monocrystalline PV Solar Panel use high efficiency solar cells with high module conversion efficiency and long term output reliability. Virtually maintenance free. Ideal for RV's, cabins, sheds, remote locations and other small power generation needs.
  • High transmittance, low iron tempered glass with enhanced stiffness and impact resistance
  • Positive and negative leads equipped with MC-IV comparable connectors
  • Bypass diodes mitigate shading effects in series strings
  • Rigorous quality control to meet the highest international standards, 0% to 3% positive output power tolerance
  • Advanced encapsulation material with multilayer sheet lamination to provide long-life and enhanced cell performance
  • Outstanding electrical performance under high temperature and weak light environments
  • Unique frame design with strong mechanical strength for up to 50 lbs./sq. ft. wind load and snow load withstanding, mounting holes provided for easy installation
  • Secure and worry-free 5 year product warranty and 25 year linear output performance warranty guaranteed, your investment is safe with us
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ApplicationBoat,Camping,Hiking,RV,Shed,VehicleBoat,Cabin,RV,Shed,VehicleBack-Up Power,Boat,Cabin,Camping,RV,ShedBoat,Cabin,RV,Shed
IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedCharge controller,Electrical wire,InverterMounting hardware
FeaturesCorrosion resistant,Flexible,Indoor/Outdoor,PortableOutdoor,WeatherproofCorrosion resistant,Outdoor,Portable,WeatherproofPortable
Wattage (watts)100 W180110 W165
Solar panel typeMonocrystallineMonocrystallinePolycrystallineMonocrystalline
Panel length (in.)19.658.2739.757.8
Amperage (amps)5.72 A9.155.81 A12 A
Panel weight (lb.)16.526.418.334
Voltage (v)12 v12 v19 v12 v
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Specifications

Dimensions

Panel Height (in.)
1.57
Panel length (in.)
58.27
Panel Width (in.)
26.57

Details

Amperage (amps)
9.15
Application
Boat,Cabin,RV,Shed,Vehicle
Features
Outdoor,Weatherproof
Included
No Additional Items Included
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
Number of Panels
1
Panel Material
Monocrystalline Silicon
Panel weight (lb.)
26.4
Returnable
180-Day
Solar panel type
Monocrystalline
Voltage (v)
12 v
Wattage (watts)
180

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Refer to the manufacturer's website

Questions & Answers

36Questions29Answers

How many panels I need to run during the day an air conditioning of 3500 btu

Asked by Gil April 9, 2020
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Answer

Calculating the amount of panels required to power your device requires the wattage and time of use for your device. Reach out to support@grapesolar.com for custom system design.

Can I mix Poly and Mono-crystalline solar panels in my solar array?

Asked by Angel March 31, 2020
1
Answer

Yes, mono and poly panels can be mixed, but you will be better off if they are on separate controllers, as they have different properties.

does this panel charge in cloudy conditions or does it require direct sunlight?

Asked by swedecar March 29, 2020
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Answer

These panels will still generate some energy under cloudy conditions, but direct sunlight will have the highest production.

What wiring do I need to get to run these to the charger ?

Asked by Marky March 17, 2020
4
Answers

Use gage 8 is the best for electric flow. Little higher to buy but worth your system.

Can these be used in a 24 volt system? I have 38 of these - 30 160 watts and 8 180 watts. It was ...

Asked by Tammy September 19, 2019
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This is Tammy....The asker...lol For a while I have had them set up as 12v + 12v + 12v +12v in series then two sets like that connected in parallel. The 160 watts and 180 watts are not co mingled. They are then connected to a Midnight Solar MPPT CC. I also have appropriate breakers between the panels and CC, and between the CC and batteries. I should probably put some sort of breaker between the bttery bank and the inverter, which looks like that would be the only thing I would have to replace... It sounds like I am all set. Thank you to all.

Will this run a pool pump and filter

Asked by Miss September 5, 2019
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Answers

No, this panel will not produce sufficient watt-hours to power a pool pump for a satisfactory amount of time per day.

Is having the ends of the solar panels fully supported sufficient or should they also have mid-le...

Asked by Stewbie August 15, 2019
7
Answers

I put them on my RV and did put supports mid-length.

I have 2 renogy 100 watt panels in parallel that I installed 2 years ago. I plan to add this pan...

Asked by primemaster June 24, 2019
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I see too many possible complications to recommend this. But if you follow all safety and installation requirements of the charge controller and fuse you can see what you get. If the wattage output numbers are out of expected range there is probably a mismatch issue. If it works well you are in luck. Tip, a simple way to shut off panel power output for safe hookup is to darken all panels with a cover cloth or cardboard.

Ok, I'm about to install a solar array on my motorhome and just want to be sure I'm not making an...

Asked by Mike April 7, 2019
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Answer

As long as your controller is an MPPT type that has a 150 volt input limit, six panels in series is fine. Standard 10 awg MC4 should be fine for a 25-foot run from array to controller, however a 15-foot run from controller to battery is problematic - we normally recommend a 5 foot maximum. Contact Grape Solar Technical Support directly for wire gauge advice on that. You will need six sets of Z-feet, and you are correct that no combiner box is needed since there are no parallel connections.

What amp fuse should I use with this panel?

Asked by Bowhunter April 1, 2019
5
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I would use 20amp, as I use a Renogy Rover 20Amp charge controller with this panel and even on the most clear, direct sun it never gets close to 20 Amps

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