Charge Controllers

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List of Charge Controllers used and whether to recommend them or not. Feel free to add columns on functionality included that would be useful for the project.


Not Recommended

Make and Model Remote Control? Logging Comments used By
Genasun GV-10 None None No interface except 1 LED, Poor functionality for the price, no user-replaceable fuse and died during hot weather User:Chewie
SilentWind Wind & Solar Hybrid Charge Controller Bluetooth None Physical buttons temperamental, no logging capability, app looks like it was written by a 10 year old, no external Bluetooth aerial, so completely useless when inside a metal container, and range is poor even when outside. Review with associated wind turbine here User:Chewie
Western Co WRM15 dualB Bluetooth & MODBUS Not Tested In theory, a good range of functions, app non-functional, and support have not been helpful - "Try another device", "Try the new version". Neither of which has been any use. Have not tried MODBUS connection User:Chewie
EPSolar Tracer 1215RN (discontinued) None None Interface poor - 1 button does everything, can't power itself from solar input, so if your batteries are in poor condition, it won't power anything User:Chewie