Solar Refrigerator Blog & Frequently Asked Questions

The best solar charge controllers for on and off-grid systems

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The best solar charge controllers for on and off-grid systems

For a full list of solar charge controller products we sell, please click on the image below:   For off-grid systems a lot of our customers have used Victron Blue Solar, Rich Solar, Phocos and Morningstar charge controller brands.   For systems that power solar refrigerators and freezers especially, we do not recommend MidNite Solar or Renogy. That is not to say these two brands are bad, however, we have found a pattern with our solar refrigerator customers that have used these later 2 brands and have had issues. For On-grid solar systems, it would really depend on what your solar system setup is. Outback is...

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How to connect and power-up a DC Refrigerator or freezer.

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How to connect and power-up a DC Refrigerator or freezer.

For most solar refrigerator or solar freezer, ALWAYS use a 15 amp 12/ 24 volt charge controller (or perhaps a 20 amp is some cases, but please verify this with us first) . Recommended brands include Victron Blue Solar and Morningstar. Please contact EcoSolarCool if you want to use any other brands for advice.    In most installs, always follow the cable guide instructions during installation. See image below.    

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EcoSolarCool

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EcoSolarCool

For a full list of EcoSolarCool products and parts we sell, please click on the logo below (if you require any parts not listed, please contact us and we will order it in): EcoSolarCool® is a global brand of solar refrigerators and solar freezers, servicing consumers worldwide since 2007. Our products are used in a variety of applications including: vaccine storage, home food storage, farms, cabins, offices, boats, RVs (caravans) and laboratories worldwide. ​ Energy-efficiency in vaccine fridge, food storage and product accessibility is at the forefront of the EcoSolarCool® mission statement. We believe green energy products should be affordable and reliable. Our solar powered refrigerators...

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