DIY Solar Basics
Our FREE introductory information for everyone. Find videos, guides, diagrams and explanations on everything to do with solar power systems.
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Welcome to the Solar Hub
After you order
Receiving Your Solar Kit
What is an off-grid Solar Kit?
Beginner Set-up Video
Importance of Setting up a Sub-panel
Off-Grid/Mobile/Portable Solar Power Fundamentals
Solar Panels: Everything You Need To Know
Charge Controllers: What The Heck Are They?
Solar Power Storage: Battery Banks & Solar Generators
Solar Power Inverters: Do I Need One?
What Size Solar System Do I Need?
How to: Series Connection & Parallel connection
Solar Panel Types - Mono & Poly
Solar Panel Sizing
What Happens to Unused Electricity Generated by Solar Panels
Flexible vs Rigid Solar Panels
Bifacial Solar Panels
Wiring Solar Panels for your Solar Generator or Charge Controller - Series & Parallel
Mounting Your Solar Panels (Guide & Examples)
Using Solar Panel Z-Brackets
Solar Panel Stand Legs
What is grounding?
Grounding Your Solar Kit (Guides & Examples)
How Long Will a Deep Cycle Battery Power an Inverter?
How to Charge a Deep Cycle Battery Properly
Series & Parallel Connections - Battery banks
AGM vs Lithium
Types of Lithium Batteries