Solar panel regulator SB3Z
The SunWorks solar panel regulator SB3Z is a high performance but economical unit designed to sit next to your battery, silently optimising the charge from your solar panel array.
- Designed specifically for motorhomes, boats and caravans.
- Fit and forget. Silently optimises the charge from your solar panel
- Suitable for solar panels of up to 20 amps, 320 watts
- Optional Remote Display Unit. Bright clear LCD keeps you up to date with the performance of your solar system.
- Bright LED indicates solar charging mode
- Intelligent 3-stage PWM charging:
- ‘Boost’ mode to take full advantage of the available sunlight
- ‘Absorption’ mode to maximize charge levels, and prolong battery life
- ‘Float’ mode to maintain the battery once it is fully charged
- High efficiency SunWorks Precision PWM technology
- Attractive, compact design
- No setting up routine
- Easy to install
- Compensates for variations in battery temperature
- Suitable for all gel/liquid 12V battery types
- Proven high reliability
- All British design. Built to last
SunWorks solar panels that suit the SB3Z solar panel regulator:
We can supply rigid aluminium-framed panels, semi-flexible panels and marine grade solar panels. For example:
- Great value standard solar panel for motorhomes and boats, 100 watts. The SB3Z can work with up to three of these.
- Our most popular solar panel, 150 watts. Up to two of these can be used with the SB3Z controller.
Installing a solar panel regulator is straightforward for any competent DIY person. Each regulator comes with complete illustrated instructions.
Here are the basics. See the diagrams below:
- The regulator is mounted inside the boat or vehicle, close to the battery.
- A 2-core cable passes through the roof or deck to connect the regulator to the solar panel.
- Another 2-core cable connects the regulator to the battery via a suitable fuse.
Typical connections for a motorhome or caravan:
Typical connections for a yacht or narrowboat:
Below we list some useful accessories that will ease the installation of your solar panel system.
To help install the SB3Z solar panel regulator on your motorhome or boat, we recommend the following items:
Other useful accessories:
To make a secure and watertight connection through the roof of your motorhome or the deck of your boat: