Portable Solar Generator Ammo Box

In addition to my dual battery setup in my 4runner, I wanted something that was portable so I can leave behind at a campsite for the family. So I took an ammo box, an extra Odyssey battery I had laying around, and purchased some other parts I needed from Amazon and built a Portable Solar Generator. If you plan to build one, please consult an electrician if you are not experienced.

Here’s my parts list
MTM Ammo Can
Odyssey PC925 Automotive and LTV Battery
Cllena Dual USB Socket Charger 2.1A&2.1A + LED Voltmeter + 12V Power Outlet + ON-OFF Toggle Switch Four Functions Panel for Car Boat Marine RV Truck Camper Vehicles GPS Mobiles (Blue)
Nilight Inline Fuse Holder 14AWG Wiring Harness ATC / ATO 30AMP Blade Fuse
ALLPOWERS 20A Solar Charger Controller Solar Panel
ALLPOWERS Solar Panel 100W 18V 12V Bendable Flexible
Electrical Wire 14 AWG 14 Gauge Silicone Wire Hook Up wire Cable 20 Feet [10 ft Black And 10 ft Red]
DTTUN 100 Pcs Wiring Connecting 16-14 Gauge Assorted Insulated Straight Wire Butt Electrical Crimp Terminal Connectors
Gardner Bender 20-104 2 16-14 Gauge Blue Ring Terminals, 22-Pack
Battery Tender 081-0069-6 Ring Terminal Harness with Black Fused 2-Pin Quick Disconnect Plug

Real life testing….
ARB fridge and Beats bill getting enough sun to power them up and charge the battery

Sun went down around 5:30pm… ARB Fridge now running on the battery

checking the voltage at 7:00am the next morning

checking again around 9:30am

solar panel plugged in


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