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Old 03-23-15, 11:58 AM   #41
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Old 03-23-15, 02:22 PM   #42
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Pinball, would you mind sending me specifics about those $0.74/watt panels? Secondly, is the space above the panels or between them. The spacing for the Enphase wire connecting panels is at a fixed distance so I can't put too much room between them on sides or the connect spot would not be below panel.

What would you recommend for spacing? I have lots of room on the big shop roof.

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Old 03-23-15, 02:30 PM   #43
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You can see it in this picture.
They are 4-5” up off the roof and you can walk between them to change out a microinverter.
I had to mount them that way so I could bolt the racks into the rafters.

I still used the portrait cable it just runs from the bottom to the top.

The landscape cable is more money and adds to much voltage drop.

I sent you a message on the panel prices let me know if you don't get it.

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