Unit direction

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Hi. I lived in the south hemisfeer and as you know, here sun light comes from north.
The mounting instructions recommend that the solar panels must face south, regarding the proper working of the fan and the wind direction measurements.
I would like to know what should I have to do to mount the unit facing north and have no problem with the wind direction.
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Andres Westendarp

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George D. Nincehelser

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You would mount it backwards, with the solar panels facing due north.

However, this will reverse your wind direction.  To get around that, you can carefully pull off the weather vane.  You'll note that the vane and shaft are "keyed" so that it will always point the normal directions.  What you'll need to do is *CAREFULLY* round out the hole in the vane so that you can reattach it backwards.
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I live in Australia, you need to face the solar panes north.
North is marked on the outer casing, and it is the recommended mounting direction for all of us that live in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Hi Andres,

As George had mentioned, you can make adjustments to the wind vane. I have sent an email to the address on file with additional instructions. Please check your inbox.