What is a Solar Charge Controller?
Just a quick recap, solar charger controller is an essential protective device for battery in an off-grid PV system and grid-connected systems with battery backup. (It's a more like our 2 yrs old's nanny while we are away from home.) It helps us to take good care of our deep cycle batteries by preventing it from overcharging. It does that by regulating the flow of electricity to the batteries.
Top 5 Solar Charge Controllers 2019
[Product info last updated on 2019-04-26 at 00:16 | Data obtained from Amazon Product Advertising API]
Solar Charge Controllers Reviews
Here is a look at some of the best solar charge controllers available in the market today. If you want to learn how to choose the best charge controller for solar panel system, check this charge controller selection guide here. We want you to pay attention to each of the power capacity, regulator types (Shunt, PWM, and MPPT), and ease of installation. Now take a deep breath and let's dive it.
1. Renogy The Wanderer - 30A PWM Charge Controller
Many Renogy's happy customers have praised it for being: suitable for small power needs, durable, well built with a sturdy enclosure and reliable to handle 30 Amps of current.
2. WindyNation P30L LCD 30A PWM Solar Charge Controller
This is a premium grade solar charge controller. It has a digital display that shows all the important system information and from the same place, you can make all adjustments. The WindyNation regulator protects the battery from overcharge and damage by the solar panel.
It is suitable for use where system information is important like on rv’s, boats and tiny cabins among other off grid installations.
3. Renogy Rover 20A MPPT Solar Charge Controller
4. Victron SmartSolar Charge Controller with Built-In Bluetooth
5. Rich Solar 20A MPPT Solar Charge Controller
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
John is a digital marketer and grant writer. He is passionate advocates of telecommuting and the RV lifestyle. With 10+ years of living and traveling full-time in an RV with no end in sight, John is truly an RV Lifestyle Expert. His goal is to help others become more powerful by providing basic information on enhancing your RV lifestyle with Solar Power.