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Model #GS-50-KIT

50-Watt Off-Grid Solar Panel Kit

  • Runs small loads like fans, lights, gate openers, electric fences
  • 17 load control timer settings with DC terminal and 2 USB outputs
  • Can be expanded with 2 additional 50W panels
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Product Overview

The Grape Solar 50-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. This system will provide approximately 150-Watt Hours or 12.5 Amp Hours of charge per average day. The kit Includes: 1-Piece Grape Solar GS-Star 50-Watt polycrystalline solar panel, a PWM-20A Grape Solar charge controller with USB outputs and DC load control, cables and manual.
  • Polycrystalline panel with anodized aluminum frames and tempered glass for outdoor use and superior performance
  • 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
  • Ideal for 12-Volt systems, requires another GS-star 50-Watt panel connected in series for use with 24-Volt systems
  • Kit comes with all cables and connectors for quick and easy setup
  • Battery not included; a minimum of one 12-Volt deep cycle battery is necessary using this kit
  • Can expand up to 6 total 50-Watt panels in parallel using the Grape Solar 50-Watt expansion kit (GS-50-EXP)


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Ratings
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Wattage (watts)5050100 W50
ApplicationBoat,Cabin,RV,Shed,VehicleBoat,Cabin,RV,Shed,VehicleBack-Up Power,Boat,Cabin,Camping,Commercial,RV,Residential,Shed,VehicleBoat,Cabin,RV,Shed,Vehicle
IncludedNo Additional Items IncludedCharge controllerCharge controller,Electrical wireCharge controller
Solar panel typePolycrystallinePolycrystallineMonocrystallinePolycrystalline
FeaturesOutdoor,Portable,WeatherproofOutdoor,Portable,WeatherproofCorrosion resistant,Indicator light,Indoor/Outdoor,WeatherproofOutdoor,Weatherproof
Panel length (in.)26.1826.1819.626.18
Panel weight (lb.)10.5810.5814.310.58
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Specifications

Dimensions

Panel Height (in.)
1.38
Panel length (in.)
26.18
Panel Width (in.)
24.4

Details

Amperage (amps)
2.86
Application
Boat,Cabin,RV,Shed,Vehicle
Features
Outdoor,Portable,Weatherproof
Included
Charge controller
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
Number of Panels
1
Panel Material
Polycrystalline Silicon
Panel weight (lb.)
10.58
Returnable
180-Day
Solar panel type
Polycrystalline
Voltage (v)
12 v
Voltage (volts)
17.5
Wattage (watts)
50

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Refer to the manufacturer's website

Questions & Answers

52Questions41Answers

can I use this to hook up string lights with a plug?

Asked by juanL May 13, 2020
6
Answers

This kit will provide DC power while the sun is up. If you plan to use these while the sun is down, you will need a deep cycle battery. If the lights are AC electric, you will need an inverter. Reach out to support@grapesolar.com for assistance in sizing system components.

will this system run a water softener regeneration valve?

Asked by toyjerk February 11, 2019
2
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This kit won't run anything by itself, you also need a deep cycle battery (30 Ah minimum) and possibly an inverter depending on the device you're powering. To properly size an off-grid system or battery backup system, we would need to know the following: 1. Your estimated daily power usage in watt (we need exact daily watt-hour numbers from customers because many standard appliances and devices have widely variable power consumptions). Energystar’s yearly kWh ratings for fridges and freezers are also helpful to have. 2. Maximum inverter wattage and voltage required – what is the most power, in watts, that the inverter will need to produce, and are you using any 220 volt appliances? 3. Location or zip code of where the panels will be mounted. 4. Months of the year that the system will be needed (winter, summer, year-round, etc.). Please note that battery-based solar requires 2 to 4 times as many panels for winter production.

I have a mounted 100 watt panel on our travel trailer with a zamp charge controller and was think...

Asked by Joe January 29, 2019
5
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as long as the charge controllers is designed for the load it will work.

how many amps

Asked by Tucker November 12, 2018
3
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The amperage for this solar kit is 2.86.

will it run my pellet stove if he electricity goes out ?

Asked by nancy September 20, 2018
3
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Not as it is, no I don't know what power/voltage your stove uses but this is 12 volts and only when sun is shining on it. to make use for running something like that most likely you need battery to store the energy until you need it and then an inverter to change the 12 volts to 120 AC for you to use. google "solar power" to get more info

Does this product come with built-in legs (aluminum, so it can be propped-up)?

Asked by Jenn May 10, 2018
6
Answers

No, this product does not come with built-in legs or mounting hardware.

With 50 watt. Solar panel kit. Could I. Run. A. Few. Things. In. My. Studio. Apt.

Asked by Bandit April 20, 2018
5
Answers

Check the Goal Zero Yeti website for a chart of what you can run.

what size invertor do i need or are they all one size

Asked by jan April 7, 2018
2
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I use a 400 watt inverter for intermittent operation of a light duty sliding gate operator. I use an 830 marine cranking amp DEEP CYCLE battery which will keep a charge for long periods of no sun (do not use a car battery). The solar panel and controller are used only for keeping the battery charged.. IMPORTANT: Connect the load (inverter) directly to the battery - NOT to the solar controller.

Do I need to connect it to a battery if I am just using the usb ports to charge a phone?

Asked by Cody March 25, 2018
3
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You need an inverter ,the solar panel generates d.c.power .The way I have mine set up: solar panel to charge controller to battery to pure sine inverter.This will give you a.c.

Can I use this system on two 6v deep cycle batteries hooked in series

Asked by John March 18, 2018
6
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yes, 2, 6 volt batteries in series will be 12 volt and perfect for this to charge

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Very happy with the panel and charge controller. The output is great. My only complaint would be ...
Very happy with the panel and charge controller. The output is great. My only complaint would be the wiring came without the spade lugs that are needed to connect controller to battery. Frustrating when it's a 50 mile round trip to civilization! I improvised, but it would've been easy and inexpensive for the manufacturer to have done this. I built a portable stand for mine. Am very happy. But my name is David not Andy. Review won't let me write my name! :-P
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It works. Washington state Fall rain brings about 12v and...
It works. Washington state Fall rain brings about 12v and 0.1amps with no sun and drizzle. The highest I've seen it was 24.3 v and 2.4amps on a sunny, clear, August day in Washington state.
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Purchased the panels to use with amateur radio. Have...
Purchased the panels to use with amateur radio. Have not set system up yet, so I can not say how well they work. The price for them sounded like a good deal.
by Paul
It's been six months with no problems. The panel is sturdy, but the controller is pretty flimsy. ...
It's been six months with no problems. The panel is sturdy, but the controller is pretty flimsy. When installing the wires on the controller, separate the strands of the wire into two bundles and twist before inserting under the screw terminal.
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This is my 2nd Grape Solar50 watt solar panel. It works good to re- charge my deep cell 12 volt b...
This is my 2nd Grape Solar50 watt solar panel. It works good to re- charge my deep cell 12 volt batteries.
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shipped on time, wired and on line without a problem...
shipped on time, wired and on line without a problem
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Worked very well 100% charged on the first sunny day...
Worked very well 100% charged on the first sunny day perfect for what I needed running my mobile wood shop daily.
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