Solar Tools


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Klein Tools 11063W Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool for 8-20 AWG Solid and 10-22 AWG Stranded Electrical Wire
This tool works great, it’s my new favorite wire-stripping tool.

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Cable Stripping Knife
Great tool for stripping heavy gauge battery cables.

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VEVOR Ratcheting Cable Cutter
These cutters are totally worth it. The ratcheting mechanism makes cutting any size copper or aluminum cable very easy.

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VEVOR Ratcheting Cable Cutter
These cutters are totally worth it. The ratcheting mechanism makes cutting any size copper or aluminum cable very easy. Get 5% off site wide with this code: VVMH5%OFF

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BougeRV Solar Crimper Tool Kit
This kit comes with everything you need to make MC4 connectors.

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Smart Home Energy Monitor
Smart Home Energy Monitor with 16 50A Circuit Level Sensors | Vue – Real Time Electricity Monitor/Meter | Solar/Net Metering

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BougeRV MC4 Solar Crimping Tool for 14-10AWG
If you want to buy the MC4 crimping tool separately this is the one I use.

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TITAN 11477 Ratcheting Wire Terminal Crimper Tool for Insulated Terminals, Fixed Jaw Crimper
This ratcheting crimper works great for crimping 22awg – 12awg wire terminals.

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Ferrule Crimping Tool
SOMELINE Ferrule Crimping Tool Kit, Ratchet Wire Crimping Pliers for AWG23-7 with 23 Sizes Wire End Ferrule Terminals, Quadrilateral Wire Crimp Pliers with Ferrules Wire Kit Crimp Connectors

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TEMCo Lug Crimper Tool TH0012-8 AWG – 0000 AWG(4/0) DIELESS Indent Electrical Battery Terminal Cable Wire 5 YEAR WARRANTY
This tool is fast, makes a great crimp and doesn’t require swapping dies.

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Digital Torque Screwdriver
VEVOR Digital Torque Screwdriver, 1/4″ Drive Screwdriver Torque Wrench, Electrician Torque Screwdriver with LCD, 2.65-70.67 in-lbs Torque Range, 0.01 N.m Increment Torque Screwdriver with Bits & Case

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VEVOR 15 Ton Hydraulic Knockout Punch Kit, 1/2″ to 4″
This is a slick tool. It cleanly punches out holes for any size conduit. You really only have to drill a hole for the small mandrel, because you can then use it to punch a hole for the larger mandrel.

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Pre Charge Resistor
This is the resistor I use for pre-charging the capacitors on inverters before connecting the battery. Connect the positive cable through the resistor to the inverter for about 10 seconds, then remove the resistor and quickly connect the battery cable to the inverter.

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Fluke IRR1 Solar Irradiance Meter
This tool precisely measures solar irradiance. Great tool for professional installers, not necessary for the average DIY installation.

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KAIWEETS Digital Multimeter
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This meter is very compact and easy to use even for inexperienced users. Screen can be hard to see in the sun.

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KAIWEETS HT206D Digital Clamp Meter
This is a great low cost clamp meter for measuring AC and DC current.

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KAIWEETS HT208D Inrush Clamp Meter
This is a great price for a clamp meter that can measure Inrush current. You only need to measure inrush current if you are trying to evaluate surge loads for sizing your inverter.

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Fluke 393 FC Solar Clamp Meter, CAT III 1500 V
This clamp meter is for professionals, it is much more expensive, but very capable and highly accurate. The flexible probe is very handy for hard to reach current checks.

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Watt Meter Home Electricity Usage Monitor
This is a great low cost tool to help you understand the consumption of your appliances and size your battery backup needs. This particular model keeps your data even if power is lost.

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Thermal Camera for iOS
Thermal Camera for iOS (iPhone & iPad), TOPDON TC002 Thermal Imager, Thermal Imaging Camera,256 x 192 IR High Resolution, -4°F~1022°F Temperature Range,40mk Thermal Sensitivity,Support Video Recording

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