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Installed linklite and all functiond work except it shows amperage (-) when I know the slor panels are putting in plenty. I have 3 135w Kyoceras. Also when freedom 2500 sharger going ...no positive amperage display. Thanks

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  • svzafarse Oct 12, 2010

    tried that and it showed positive input when i shut everything down(solar panels) and when i ran lights and motors so that solution is not the answer

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Try reversing the + and - wires to it.

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