BMV-712 Smart: Battery Monitor with Bluetooth built-in

The BMV-712 Smart battery monitor has to be one of the most eagerly awaited of Victron’s new products – and it is now in stock!

Here’s what Victron Energy Distributor Energy Solutions (UK) Ltd., have to say about the BMV-712 Smart.

A Distributor’s viewpoint

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Solar boat racing: CLAFIS Victron Energy unstoppable

I might be on a brief sailing holiday but as my small yacht has a Victron MultiPlus and Victron batteries powering my house loads as well as laptop and 4G router – well I’m happy and able to bring you news that the CLAFIS Victron Energy sponsored solar boat team has done it again. First in their class in all their races. Unstoppable!Continue reading

Venus v2.09

Good morning! Just now we have released Venus version v2.09. For those not familiar with the term Venus: it is the name of the software on the Venus GX and the Color Control GX.

In short, v2.09 adds several features that were missing in the Venus GX. More specifically, ModbusTCP and the second (not galvanically isolated!) CAN-bus port. Furthermore it contains a whole list of various small bug fixes and improvements. Last but not least, v2.09 marks the inclusion of the RaspberryPi family into Venus. RaspberryPi integration was made possible by Izak Burger – read all about it! – and information about integrating Venus with a RaspberryPi can be found here.

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