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Gauteng Getaway Show – Victron goes off-road

In South Africa they are clearly very serious about off-road adventure, this being patently obvious with the vehicles on display at last weekend’s Gauteng Getaway Show – many Victron Energy equipped of course.

Courtesy of Safari Centre, their stand included a 4×4 demo vehicle showing how Victron products can enhance any off-road adventure. Visitors found their setup particularly interesting, due to their association with Victron Energy and the fact that they are able to offer a single supplier, total power solution.Continue reading

Victron Energy ready for Automechanika Johannesburg

Today marks the start of Automechanika Johannesburg, which is South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry targeting trade visitors from the Sub-Saharan Region. The show runs until this Saturday 30 September 2017, at the JHB Expo Centre, Nasrec. The Victron stand is in Hall 6 at Booth J20.

If this is your locale and area of interest why not pop along to the stand and have a chat with Andre du Rand, or indeed Gerrit Tromp or Peter Bakker who are all there to help with any questions you may have.

Worth a visit? – Victron customer Roberto Soares, owner and director of Trailersol said about the stand:

“Thrilling display of Victron products and solutions in one place.”Continue reading

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

“We have been lucky enough to receive our first unit of the new Victron Energy BMV-712 Smart Battery Monitor.Continue reading

Free internet connection using LoRaWAN to VRM

It’s a little unfair of me to grab your attention with the ‘free internet’ connection and the new VE.Direct LoRaWAN module to the VRM, but it’s true – no data charge. However as with everything there’s always two sides to the coin – benefits to connecting products this way and some limitations. Regardless this new product might just be what you need to connect Victron products to monitor data remotely, such as battery monitors, solar charge controllers and inverters.

Typical examples

Before explaining LoRaWAN (in case you are not aware of it) it makes more sense to give you an idea of how you might connect and use the new Victron Energy module.Continue reading