When solar panels are wired in series, the array’s voltage is added together while the current (or amps) stays the same.
Solar Panels Wiring Diagram in Series
When solar panels are wired in parallel, the array’s voltage stays the same while the current (or amps) are added together.
Solar Panels Wiring Diagrams in Parallel
Mixing Solar Panels
In an ideal world, your camper solar setup will consist of a set of identical solar panels. It's not an ideal world!
Mixed Solar Panels Wiring Diagram with Mixed Panels
So which is best? Our calculator gives you a good idea of the total power output, current, and voltage you might expect from each wiring configuration.