Victron Toolkit app: Now supports even more products

The updated Victron Toolkit app version 2.3 has now been released.

What’s new?

  • Supports more products: MPPT (2 & 3 LED models), plus all Phoenix Inverters up to 1200VA.
  • Improved the LED definitions functionality.
  • Improved interface to help you find the correct LED definition quickly.
  • Any changes to product definitions are retrieved/pushed to the app automatically on start up!

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KJION Energy SA: Secretive solar

It’s not often we’re unable to say who the customer is, but in this installation that will need to remain a secret. Let’s just say it’s about governments and politics.

Secrecy aside this project is yet another example of Fronius and Victron Energy products working together for grid backup and supplemental energy systems; the initial collaboration between Fronius and Victron having been announced at Intersolar Europe in 2015. An example installation that resulted from this announcement was for an unnamed affluent client, who built a second home in the Kenyan bush. Here then is another collaborative project example.

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Color Control GX v1.70

Good afternoon!

A few hours ago v1.70 was made official. It has several very welcome new features, and the one that I’d like to highlight is the addition of a new overview. It is designed for Marine and RV applications, and gives direct access to the AC Current limit as well as the On/Off/Charger only settings. Also it can show up to four tank levels; for example a fuel tank, grey water tank, fresh water tank and control a pump, such as a water pump in an RV. See the headline image above for the end result.

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