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 5 Photovoltaics,Batteries, Cable and Wire     7 48 volt D.C. fluorescent lights     8 Low Voltage DC Lights  Glossary of Alternative Energy Terms    CHARGE CONTROLLERS    36 Solar Converters Special Solar and Battery Charging Equipment    37 TriMetric Battery System Monitors and Deltec Co. shunts    38 Timers,Linear Current Boosters,Photoswitch,Voltage Controlled Switches    39 Battery Desulphator by Solar Converters, Inc.    42 QuickCable links to instock products    48 DC Fuses, Holders & Fuse Blocks    56 Electric Vehicle and Alternative Energy Battery Disconnects    57 Thin-Lite Special Order replacement ballasts    58 Cable and Butt Splices & Connectors    BATTERY POST & TERMINAL CONNECTIONS,  ADAPTERS AND BATTERY ACCESSORIES    62 Heat Shrink Tubing & Cable Lugs by QuickCable        67 Anderson SB Connectors    72 Iota Engineering Battery Chargers / Converters      73 SAE Connectors, Plugs, Sockets & Cords    75 DC to DC Voltage Converters & Dimmers by Solar Converters    76 Universal Generator Starter switch by Solar Converters    79 Thin-Lite Ballast Wiring Layouts    81 TriMetric 2030 and SC-2030 Wiring Layout  
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12 or 24 volt charge controller with Night Time lighting feature    18 PV Solar charge controllers with night lighting load by Flexcharge


36 Volt charge controllers  PT 36 - 5  or  Flexcharge NC25A-36 volt Controller





A.C. Wave Forms Wave Form Facts

Adapter bushings to use smaller cable in a 2/0 lug or connector   52 Installation and trouble shooting low voltage d.c. lighting


Alternative Energy Terms  Glossary of Alternative Energy Terms

AMPS, VOLTS & WATTS  Amps Volts & Watts





ANN , ANL, CNL Fuse Block     50 ANN - ANL - CNL DC Fuses & Fuse Blocks

Automatic Generator Starter   Universal Automatic Generator Starter

Ballasts for 12, 24 & 48 volt fluorescent conversions 15 DC Fluorescent Inverter Ballasts by IOTA Engineering and Montana Light    or

Ballasts for Thin-Lite  21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts

Ballast Installation guide for Thin-Lite  35 Thin-Lite ballast replacement installation guide


Battery Chargers, 12 volt heavy duty  72 Iota Engineering Battery Chargers / Converters  




Battery Equalizers   Battery Equalizers


Battery Post Emergency Compression Connectors Emergency Compression Battery Post Connector


Battery Post / Terminal Extensions   Battery Post - Terminal Extensions




Battery -  Marine Conversions   Battery Post - Terminal Extensions


Battery Post Extensions   Battery Post - Terminal Extensions

Battery Threaded Stud to Top Post Conversion Connectors   Stud Terminal to Top Post Conversion

Battery System Sizing  SIZING YOUR BATTERY SYSTEM


Battery Terminal / Post Extensions  Battery Post - Terminal Extensions

Battery State of Charge Info STATE OF CHARGE  specific gravity by hydrometer

Battery Wiring Diagrams   94 Battery Wiring Diagrams



Bogart Engineering SC-2030 solar charge controller   17 Bogart Engineering SC-2030 Solar Charge Controller




Cable Splices Cable - Butt Splices




Charge Controller Types   16 Charge Controller Musings

Class T Fuses & Holders   49 Class T- DC Fuses & Fuse Blocks

Circuit Breaker Info Circuit breaker info





Constant Voltage Pump Driver   Constant Voltage Pump & Load Driver












Economy 12 volt Fluorescent Lighting   12 DC Compact Fluorescent Screw-in One Piece Lights


Emergency Battery Post Connectors    Emergency Compression Battery Post Connector

Emergency Preparedness Resources   90 Resources for Disaster & Emergency Preparedness


Flexcharge index page showing their products that we stock and a link


Flexcharge Diversion Load   Water Heating Diversion Loads

Flexcharge Nite Stick portable 12 volt light Flexcharge Night Stick portable 12 volt

Flexcharge Nightwatchman  Flexcharge Night Watchman




Fluorescent D.C. Lighting  Indoor & Out door   8 Low Voltage DC Lights

Fluorescent D.C. Lighting - Thinlite Indoor 19 Thinlite Indoor Fluorescent Lights

Fluorescent D.C. Lighting - Thinlite Outdoor 20 Thinlite Outdoor Lights

Fuse Info Fuse info



Generator Starter - Automatic   Universal Automatic Generator Starter

Grid Tie Systems   103 Utility Inter-tie

Heat Shrink Tubing   Heat Shrink Tubing



Information   Information

Inverter Ballasts for 12, 24 or 48 volt d.c. Fluorescent lights  15 DC Fluorescent Inverter Ballasts by IOTA Engineering and Montana Light    or  21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts

Inverter Information Inverter Information

Inverter Wave Form Facts    Wave Form Facts


IOTA DC ballasts    IOTA Engineering dc ballasts

IOTA IQ4 smart charge controller   IQ Smart Charge Controller


LED Lighting by Thin-Lite   19 A - LED Lighting by Thin-Lite

Light It Technologies or   9 Low Voltage DC Lighting

Lights - 12 Volt DC Halogen MR-16 flood light bulbs 7 48 volt D.C. fluorescent lights    

Lights - Fluorescent Outdoor Floodlight d.c.   8 Low Voltage DC Lights

Lights - Fluorescent Screw In Lamps d.c.   8 Low Voltage DC Lights

Lights - Fluorescent Work/Utility d.c.   8 Low Voltage DC Lights  

Lights - L.E.D. Screw In Lamps  12 volt d.c.   17 Bogart Engineering SC-2030 Solar Charge Controller

Linear Current Boosters   Linear Current Boosters

Load Work Sheet   99 Power Needs Worksheet

Lug Crimping Tools    79 Thin-Lite Ballast Wiring Layouts

Manual Release Kit for Anderson SB connectors   Manual release kit

Marine Conversions (Battery Post Extensions) Marine Conversions for batteries.

Maximum Power Point Tracking Charge Controllers   32 Maximum Power Point Tracking Solar Charge Controllers by Solar Converters

Military Battery Post Terminal Connector   Military Specification Battery Post Clamp

Montana Lights    9 Low Voltage DC Lighting  

Order Form  96 Order Form

Parallel Wiring    Series & Parallel

Photoswitches  Photoswitch 12 volt d.c.                                                       

Photovoltaic Ground Fault Protection   48 DC Fuses, Holders & Fuse Blocks


Photovoltaic Info   Photovoltaic Info





Portable Power Systems    87 Portable  and Emergency Power Systems




Power Needs Work Sheet   99 Power Needs Worksheet

Portable Solar Power Systems Complete   87 Portable  and Emergency Power Systems

Pump Drivers   Linear Current Boosters







Quick Disconnects (Anderson SB)    67 Anderson SB Connectors

Quick Disconnect , Two Way Flat Connector   Two-Way Flat Connector

Remote Temperature Sensor - Solar Converters  Remote Temperature Sensor TC-2

Replacement Thin-Lite ballasts   21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts


Run Times of Loads   Run Times of Electrical Loads

RV / Roof Connectors & Cable   RV Roof Connector  

SAE connectors   SAE Connectors


SB Connectors   67 Anderson SB Connectors

SB Connector crimping tool   70 Thin-Lite LED and Fluorescent Comparisons

SB Connector manual release kits   Manual release kit

SB Connector replacement parts   69 Anderson SB Connector Parts

SB Connector protective covers   Cover - Protective Cap

SB Connector safety boots    SB Safety Boots

Series Wiring   Series & Parallel


Shipping Costs  Shipping  rates

Side Terminal Battery Extensions   Side Terminal Battery Extensions

SMH SB Quick Disconnect Connectors 67 Anderson SB Connectors  

Solar Converters, Inc. index page showing their products that we stock and a

Solar Converters, Inc.  







Solar Insolation Chart & Maps    102 Solar Insolation Map / Chart


Splicer / Feed Through Blocks  57 Thin-Lite Special Order replacement ballasts

Splices - Cable & Wire   Cable - Butt Splices

State of Charge STATE OF CHARGE

Stranded Wire vs. Solid Wire   77 Stranded vs Solid Wire in low voltage systems

SYSTEM EFFICIENCY   100 Efficiency


Terminal & Post Extensions for batteries   Battery Post - Terminal Extensions

Thinlite   Indoor fluorescent lighting   19 Thinlite Indoor Fluorescent Lights

Thinlite   Outdoor fluorescent lighting      20 Thinlite Outdoor Lights

Thinlite LED lighting    19 A - LED Lighting by Thin-Lite

Thinlite replacement ballasts  21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts

Thin-Lite ballast replacement tips    35 Thin-Lite ballast replacement installation guide

Thinlite replacement lenses    22 Thinlite Replacement Lens - Diffusers





UL Listed / Recognized    What does UL Listed or Recognized mean?

Utility Intertie Systems   103 Utility Inter-tie

Voltage Controlled Switch   Voltage Controlled Switch

Voltage up and Voltage down Converters  

Voltage Loss / Drop Chart   101 Wire Loss Chart



Wind and Water Generator Charge Controllers  30 Wind - Hydro - Solar Charge Controllers by Flexcharge

Wire gauge sizes and information   80 Wire & Cable Gauges and Information

Wire - stranded vs solid   77 Stranded vs Solid Wire in low voltage systems   



 1 Site Search - Quick Index   |    2 The Realities of Purchasing On-Line   |    3 Why Do Business With Us?   |    4 Distributor of IOTA Engineering, Quick Cable and Thin-Lite products   |    5 Photovoltaics,Batteries, Cable and Wire   |    6 Lumen Outputs of Compact Fluorescent and Incandescent Lights   |    7 48 volt D.C. fluorescent lights   |    8 Low Voltage DC Lights   |    9 Low Voltage DC Lighting   |   10 Thin-Lite Emergency Survival Disaster LED lights   |   11 DC Compact Fluorescent Screw-in Ballasts & Tubes   |   12 DC Compact Fluorescent Screw-in One Piece Lights   |   13 Balanced Battery Charging and Dis-Charging by IOTA   |   14 Portable & Emergency Fluorescent Light by Flexcharge   |   15 DC Fluorescent Inverter Ballasts by IOTA Engineering and Montana Light     |   16 Charge Controller Musings   |   17 Bogart Engineering SC-2030 Solar Charge Controller   |   18 PV Solar charge controllers with night lighting load by Flexcharge   |   19 Thinlite Indoor Fluorescent Lights   |   19 A - LED Lighting by Thin-Lite   |   20 Thinlite Outdoor Lights   |   21 Thinlite Replacement Ballasts   |   22 Thinlite Replacement Lens - Diffusers   |   23 Thinlite DC Lighting Products   |   24 DC Lighting   |   Glossary of Alternative Energy Terms   |   25 Parallel and Series Battery Bank Information   |   26 What we sell and why.   |   27 Amps Volts and Watts   |   CHARGE CONTROLLERS   |   28 Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Notes   |   29 Photovoltaic Module & System Wiring - Setting Up A PV System   |   30 Wind - Hydro - Solar Charge Controllers by Flexcharge   |   31 Water and Air Heating Diversion Loads for Charge Controllers   |   32 Maximum Power Point Tracking Solar Charge Controllers by Solar Converters   |   33 Solar Converters, Inc. Charge & Lighting Controllers   |   34 SES Flexcharge Solar Single or Dual Battery Charge Controllers   |   35 Thin-Lite ballast replacement installation guide   |   36 Solar Converters Special Solar and Battery Charging Equipment   |   37 TriMetric Battery System Monitors and Deltec Co. shunts   |   38 Timers,Linear Current Boosters,Photoswitch,Voltage Controlled Switches   |   39 Battery Desulphator by Solar Converters, Inc.   |   40 Solar Converters, Inc. Products   |   41 SES Flexcharge Products   |   42 QuickCable links to instock products   |   43 Thin-Lite products we stock     |   44 DC Fuse & Circuit Breaker Types & Installation   |   45 Switches - DC rated wall switches   |   46 IOTA Engineering IQ4 Smart Charge Controller Owners Manual   |   47 Our own alternative energy systems   |   48 DC Fuses, Holders & Fuse Blocks   |   49 Class T- DC Fuses & Fuse Blocks   |   50 ANN - ANL - CNL DC Fuses & Fuse Blocks   |   51 Inverter Cable and Overcurrent Protection Guide   |   52 Installation and trouble shooting low voltage d.c. lighting   |   53 Diodes - Blocking & Bypass, What do they do?   |   54 Low Voltage D.C. Lighting Tips   |   55 Your On-Line Privacy   |   56 Electric Vehicle and Alternative Energy Battery Disconnects   |   57 Thin-Lite Special Order replacement ballasts   |   58 Cable and Butt Splices & Connectors   |   BATTERY POST & TERMINAL CONNECTIONS,  ADAPTERS AND BATTERY ACCESSORIES   |   59 Battery Post Marine Conversions & Terminal Extensions   |   60 Battery Post Connectors Conversions Adapters Repair   |   61 Battery Terminal & Post - Cable Lug Covers & Protectors   |   62 Heat Shrink Tubing & Cable Lugs by QuickCable       |   63 Cable Lugs - Compression Connectors - No Crimping & No Soldering   |   64 Heavy Duty Cast Copper Connectors - Lugs   |   65 Cable Lugs - Copper Connectors  - by Quick Cable - MAX   |   66 Cable Lugs - Magna Lug Heavy Duty & Fusion by QuickCable   |   67 Anderson SB Connectors   |   68 Anderson SB Connector Accessories   |   69 Anderson SB Connector Parts   |   70 Thin-Lite LED and Fluorescent Comparisons   |   71 Overview of Our Photovoltaic Systems   |   72 Iota Engineering Battery Chargers / Converters     |   73 SAE Connectors, Plugs, Sockets & Cords   |   74 Electric Vehicle Power Supplies Converters by IOTA Engineering   |   75 DC to DC Voltage Converters & Dimmers by Solar Converters   |   76 Universal Generator Starter switch by Solar Converters   |   77 Stranded vs Solid Wire in low voltage systems   |   78 IOTA Engineering Power and Lighting products   |   79 Thin-Lite Ballast Wiring Layouts   |   80 Wire & Cable Gauges and Information   |   81 TriMetric 2030 and SC-2030 Wiring Layout   |   82 DC to DC Voltage Converters   |   83 TriMetric 2030 Battery Monitor Features   |   84 IOTA Engineering DLS Battery Charger Features   |   85 Lighting Systems   |   86 Practical Alternative Energy Applications   |   87 Portable  and Emergency Power Systems   |   88 Custom Cables   |   89 Thin-Lite Special Order Fluorescent Models & Pricing   |   90 Resources for Disaster & Emergency Preparedness   |   91 Thin-Lite Special Order LED Light Models & Pricing   |   93 My solar / photovoltaic history   |   94 Battery Wiring Diagrams   |   95 Battery Condition and State of Charge Charts   |   96 Order Form   |   97 Backup Power?   |   98 Energy Expectations   |   99 Power Needs Worksheet   |   100 Efficiency   |   101 Wire Loss Chart   |   102 Solar Insolation Map / Chart   |   103 Utility Inter-tie   |   104 About Us   |   105 Statement of Policy & Warranty/Returns   |   Contact Us   |   MPPT Charge Controllers - FAQ   |   Battery Equalizer/DC Autotransformers - FAQ   |   Constant Voltage Pump Drivers  - FAQ   |   Linear Current Boosters - FAQ   |   Information   |   1   |   2   |   3   |   4   |   5   |   6   |   7   |   NEWS-info links   |   Home Power Articles   |   R   |   P   |   A   |   B   |   C   |   D