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Function and structure of a solar system

Function of a solar system

circuit diagram of the solar system  

Basic circuit diagram of the solar system charge and control functions

When exposed to sunlight, the battery is charged via the solar panel and charge controller. The charge controller is responsible for battery charge management and protects the battery against total discharge.

Connected loads – such as wireless modules – are supplied with the relevant system voltage from the solar system. The battery acts as a power storage device.

  1. Solar panel
  2. The charge controller is responsible for system monitoring, charge control, and discharge monitoring
  3. Battery
  4. Wireless module


Typical solar system installation

solar system installation

Structure of a solar system

Structure of an autonomous power supply system

  1. Solar panel
  2. Antenna
  3. Cable binder (UV stabilized)
  4. Cable entry
  5. Solar panel junction boxes
  6. Antenna cable
  7. Solar panel bracket for mounting on a pole
  8. Pole clamp
  9. Solar cable
  10. Control cabinet
  11. Control cabinet electronics
  12. Batteries
  13. Cable entries for solar cables (M20)
  14. Protective earth ground (PE)
  15. Cable lug for grounding the control cabinet
  16. Surge protection for antenna cable and control cabinet electronics
  17. Mounting pole (76 mm diameter)

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