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"The Weekender" Off-Grid Solar PV Kit

"The Weekender" Off-Grid Solar PV Kit


Call to Order: 1-800-919-2400

Perfect for powering a small off-grid cottage or tiny home.

SKU: 53925

"The Weekender" Complete Off-Grid Solar PV Kit

Our Weekender Solar PV Kit is perfect for bringing power to a vacation cottage or tiny home, containing everything you need to set up a 560W off-grid solar PV system. A MPPT charge-controlled 24-volt deep-cycle battery bank with 5.1 kWh (216 amp-hours) of battery storage ensures you'll have power when you arrive, and a 1000W pure sine wave inverter (with remote control and monitoring) means you'll be able to power lights, a TV or computer, and most appliances for a weekend of fun and relaxation. This kit includes all cables, breakers, and even junction boxes needed for a complete system installation.

Questions about this kit or how to install it? Contact our Tech Desk.

"The Weekender" Off-Grid Solar PV Kit Includes:

  • 2x Canadian Solar 280W modules
  • 1x Go Power! 1000W pure sine wave inverter with remote control/monitoring
  • 4x Centennial 6V, 216Ah deep-cycle lead acid batteries
  • 1x MidNite Solar KID 30A MPPT charge controller
  • 2x MidNite Solar 15A breakers
  • 1x MidNite Solar 30A breaker
  • 1x MidNite Solar 50A breaker
  • 2x 50-foot Amphenol H4 solar panel cables
  • 6x 2/0 AWG battery cables
  • 1x MidNite Solar combiner box
  • 1x MidNite Solar "Baby Box" enclosure

See "Specifications" tab for detailed technical specs.

Solar Panel Specs (each)

  • 65" H x 39.1" W x 1.57" D
  • 40.1 lbs
  • 60 monocrystalline cells
  • Peak efficiency: 17.72%
  • Maximum power: 280W
  • Tolerance: +0-5W
  • Open circuit voltage: 38.5V
  • Short circuit current: 9.43A
  • Maximum system voltage: 1000V
  • Manufacturer: Canadian Solar
  • Model number: CS6K-280M
  • Kit contains: 2

Battery Specs (each)

  • 10.375" L x 7.125" W x 11.25" H
  • 62 lbs
  • Voltage: 6V
  • Capacity: 216Ah (20-hour rate)
  • Terminals: UTL
  • Manufacturer: Centennial Batteries
  • Model number: GC2200P
  • Kit contains: 4

Inverter Specs

  • 14.65" L x 7.87" W x 3.27" H
  • 7.19 lbs
  • Input voltage: 21-33VDC
  • Continuous power: 1000W
  • Surge rating: 1750W
  • Output waveform: pure sine wave
  • Output voltage: 100-120VAC (selectable)
  • Peak efficiency: 93%
  • Manufacturer: Go Power!
  • Model number: GP-ISW1000-24
  • Kit contains: 1

Charge Controller Specs

  • 9.5" L x 6.6" W x 3.4" D
  • 6 lbs
  • System voltage: 12-48V
  • Maximum battery charging current: 30A
  • Manufacturer: MidNite Solar
  • Model number: MNKID-B
  • Kit contains: 1

This product is shipped from one of our warehouses in Northern California. Orders placed after 12 p.m. will typically ship the following business day. To see an estimate of our delivery times, click here.

Returns & Replacements
Products can be returned for a refund within 30 days of receipt if unused and in original packaging. Returns are paid for by customer unless product is defective or damaged, in which case Real Goods assumes responsibility. Please use Fedex, UPS, or USPS with tracking, for returns.

Returns of solar panels, inverters or other large ticket items will incur a re-stocking fee of up to 20%. Freight shipping is non-refundable.

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