|Taping the wires for the conduit pull.|
|The conduit is left loose until the wires are pulled.|
|Cutting the backboard for the inverter and disconnect.|
|The fun part takes the shortest amount time, unfortunately.|
|Sharp NE-165U1 Poly panels ($625-$800/ea circa 2003)|
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|The panels are interconnected.|
|The first string is done.|
|The plywood backboard is screwed into studs
and the DC disconnect is mounted.
|The second string is laid down and aligned.|
|The SunnyBoy inverter with its cover off.|
|The conduit from the array, two positives,
two negatives, and the grounding wire.
|The completed array. 18 Panels, 2 strings,
350V nom, 2.5kW peak generation.
|Warning and Company stickers.|
|Final AC Wiring from the outside AC disconnect and breaker box|
|Pulling the 10 guage from the inverter. The
larger wire was chosen
to avoid having to replace the wire in a later system expansion.