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Old 03-07-2018, 06:20 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by djmarchand View Post
MPPT controllers and PWM ones for that matter are rated as to the amperage that the controller delivers to the batteries. When I did the calculation above I used 12V because that is what a controller would deliver to a severely depleted battery.

Now the Victron controller may have a current limiting circuit, which would be great and should not harm the controller when you very occaisonally exceed its current spec.

David
I think I'm fine. From Victron: " If more PV power is connected, the controller will limit input power."

So all I lose is charging output above 50 amps on the very rare occasion the panels might make that much.
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