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Panels with Tyco Solarlok connectors
#1
I came across some PV panels with Tyco Solarlok connectors.  There's adapters out there, but I should also be able to cut the ends off and put on MC4 connectors, yea?
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Yes
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#3
...... and use the best quality connectors you can afford, and the correct crimp tool.
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#4
And the mating connectors on the cable run to shed, etc have to match the ones you put on the panels, otherwise you risk getting a connector heat up or get water in it.
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#5
It sounds like the panels may have double-ended cables, so I'd leave the end directly attached to the panel as Tyco, replace the other end with MC4 and keep using MC4 for all other connections.
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