Solar Panels and Controllers

Solar Panels and Controllers

View a range of solar panels, controllers and fittings for your conversion, camper or motorhome. A range of wattage and fixed or portable solar panels, with options including ultralight and flexible panels. The range also includes fitting accessories ensuring that you are maintain power on your off grid adventures. View the range below and order for fast delivery.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I install a solar power system in a VW T4?

Installing a solar power system in a VW T4 can enhance your van’s off-grid capabilities. Here’s a concise guide:

  1. Select Components: Choose high-quality solar panels, a charge controller, a leisure battery, and necessary wiring. Just Kampers offers a variety of solar panels and controllers.
  2. Mount Solar Panels:
    • Clean the roof thoroughly.
    • Attach mounting brackets to the solar panels.
    • Securely mount the panels to the roof, ensuring they are positioned to maximize sun exposure.
  3. Run Wiring:
    • Drill a hole in the roof for the wiring, using a cable entry gland to prevent leaks.
    • Run the cables from the solar panels through the hole and down to where the charge controller and battery will be located.
    • Seal the hole properly to avoid water ingress.
  4. Install Charge Controller:
    • Mount the charge controller in a convenient, easily accessible location.
    • Connect the solar panel wires to the charge controller, following the manufacturer’s instructions.
  5. Connect to Leisure Battery:
    • Position the leisure battery securely in the van.
    • Connect the charge controller to the leisure battery, ensuring proper polarity to avoid damage.
    • Use appropriate fuses to protect the system from electrical faults.
  6. Test the System:
    • Check all connections to ensure they are secure.
    • Turn on the charge controller and verify that it is receiving power from the solar panels and charging the battery.
  7. Monitor Performance: Regularly check the system to ensure it is functioning correctly and maintaining optimal battery charge levels.

Just Kampers provides all the necessary components and accessories for installing a solar power system in your VW T4, ensuring reliable and efficient off-grid power.

For more details, visit their solar panels and controllers page.