PYLONTECH batteries: MultiPlus and Quattro compatibility

Lithium batteries come in all shapes and sizes, but for some applications such as the larger residential and commercial energy storage market it can make sense to have a modular, stackable 19″ format battery system. This often makes putting together and working on a system much easier.

Such a format is available from Pylon Technologies, and these modular battery systems are now deemed to be compatible with all Victron Energy’s 48V MultiPlus and Quattro range of inverter/chargers, including the new MultiGrid. Victron’s local and remote (via the VRM Portal) battery monitoring & management system – the Color Control GX is a requirement for the system.Continue reading

Color Control GX v1.72

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Just now we have released Color Control GX v1.72 which contains several bug fixes and support for some new Victron products. Also it adds compatibility with the PylonTech lithium batteries, which we’ll explain more of in a later blog post this week.

Changes

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BlueSolar MPPTs 150/70 and 150/85 VE.Can firmware v2.05

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v2.05 change log:

  • Bugfix in the kWh yield counter: a negative power value occasionally caused an overflow in the yield counter. Guards are added to avoid adding a negative value to the yield counter, and at start-up the contents of the yield counter is checked: if it contains an excessive value the counter is reset.
  • Setup/history menu: auto-exit to normal operation after 2 minutes idle.
  • CAN network address can be checked in the setup menu (for identification), item 59
  • Only send/show persistent alarms.
  • Fix automatic equalisation: in certain conditions it would stop too early with equalising.

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ProWatt: Victron Energy training event

Product training, in association with distributors, dealers and installers, forms an essential part of Victron Energy’s product knowledge strategy. Events are held all around the world, with forthcoming training events listed on Victron Professional.

Although such events are limited to distributors, dealers and installers, joining Victron Professional is not; so even if you are an end user like me you can sign up and gain useful insights and information at: https://professional.victronenergy.com/

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