Originally Posted by PirateJohn
What can you run on your pair of solar panels, Sean?
On the 480 watts of solar (4 x 120 watt panels):
1 desktop PC & flat screen monitor, 8 hours/day, 5 days/week
1 laptop PC, every day
Router & satellite modem
Occasional printer (HP Deskjet 460)
Occasional food processor, coffee grinder, battery charger (18v cordless tools, etc.)
DVD player/car stereo, few hours/day
LED lights every day
12" Fan occasionally
Cell phone charger
Muffin fans for battery box and toilet ventilation
Water pump as needed
I also have 4 x 420Ah batteries (Trojan L16H) and never discharge more than 25% (75% remaining).