Using 12v 10 watt solar panel to charge the 12v AUX battery.

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  1. PHANG HAN CONG

    PHANG HAN CONG New Member

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    I am from Malaysia, may I know is it possible to charge the 12v aux battery using a 12v 10watt SOLAR PANEL and charge controller ? It is possible to hook it under the hook fuse box positive terminal ( the terminal for jump start ).

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    Yes, it should work. I would suggest using a charge controller since the Prius' battery is so small.
     
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    Yeah. Will try it soon and hope it won't burn the whole system.
     
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    No reason it should. If the battery was bigger, you could eliminate the charge controller. Now you need to rig one up to charge the HV battery.
     
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