Pylontech US5000B and Motorhomes: No Longer a Good Match

For the past three years, Zero Grid has relied on the exceptional performance of Pylontech batteries, particularly the US5000B model, known for its seamless integration with Victron systems and robust 10-year warranty. However, recent insights have led us to reconsider their use in motorhomes and mobile applications. Designed primarily for stationary environments, Pylontech batteries...
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Your Complete Guide to 12V Inverter Cable and Fuse Sizing

Discover essential tips for selecting the right cable and fuse sizes for your 12V inverter with Zero Grid's expert guide. Learn how proper cable sizing enhances efficiency, ensures safety, and prevents common issues like voltage drops and overheating in off-grid power systems. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a professional installer, this article provides...
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Insights from the Guru Tent at the Off Grid Living Festival

I recently had the privilege of speaking in the Guru Tent at the Off Grid Living Festival, where I shared the transformative journey my family and I have taken towards a sustainable, off-grid lifestyle. The response was overwhelmingly positive, and I was thrilled by the number of questions and the level of engagement from...
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Sizing Your Solar Controller: A Practical Guide

Sizing Your Solar Controller: A Practical Guide Hey mates! Greetings from Landon at Zero Grid. I've been immersed in the world of off-grid systems for a while now, and I want to shed some light on how we go about sizing your solar controller. It's not just about plugging in a solar panel and...
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Mictronix 48V Battery Inverter Settings

Here are the settings for the Mictronix MPS Lithium Battery Module (48V, 5.1kWh): To configure these settings, you'll need an MK3-USB cable connected to a laptop or access them remotely using the VRM. The required program is VEConfigure, which can be downloaded from the Victron website's downloads area. Charge Settings for Inverter/Charger: Parameter Setting...
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Why You Need an Electrician on Both Ends of Your Purchase

Embarking on a journey to off-grid living with Zero Grid solar solutions? Meet Landon, our expert electrician, your key to a seamless and efficient installation.Why Landon Matters:Landon, our seasoned electrician, is not just about wiring. He's the architect of your energy independence, ensuring every connection is secure and compliant with Australian safety standards.Compliance and...
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