Originally Posted by nakman
So what's the story then with the $8-$12 solar charge controllers you see on ebay? I get that they may not be the best for base station use, but what about trickle charging a little juice back into a backup car battery?
Funny, that's the EXACT one I have on my truck with my 130watt panel charging my two group 31's.
Sounds like it may be time for an upgrade.
Thanks for the explanation Dave, makes a whole lot of sense.