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 The combination of Victron products with the BMZ ESS 7.0 battery has been tested and certified by the R&D departments. The combination is actively supported by both companies. The combination of Victron products with the BMZ ESS 7.0 battery has been tested and certified by the R&D departments. The combination is actively supported by both companies.
-The AXIstorage 7S/ 9S is identical with the BMZ ESS hardware and software and therefor also compatible.+The AXIstorage 7S/ 9S is identical with the BMZ ESS hardware and software and therefore also compatible.
  
-{{ :battery_compatibility:bmz_axistorage.png?nolink&400 |}}+{{ :battery_compatibility:axistorage.png?nolink&200 |}}
 ==== 1. Introduction ==== ==== 1. Introduction ====
 === 1.1 Compatible Victron products === === 1.1 Compatible Victron products ===
-All 48V Multis and Quattros. And always a Color Control GX is necessary in the system, since that has the canbus port which is used for the (required!) communication between the ESS battery and the Victron system.+All 48V Multis and Quattros. A [[venus-os:start|GX device]] is necessary in the system, since that has the canbus port which is used for the (required!) communication between the ESS battery and the Victron system.
  
 === 1.2 Notes === === 1.2 Notes ===
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     * Minimum CCGX version is v1.72         * Minimum CCGX version is v1.72    
     * The derating mechanism is not very precise yet. In other words, do not expect a discharge limit of 30A to result in a precise discharge of 30A.     * The derating mechanism is not very precise yet. In other words, do not expect a discharge limit of 30A to result in a precise discharge of 30A.
-    * Actual charge- and discharge limits are visible in the Parameters page. See screenshot below in Chapter 4.+    * Actual charge- and discharge limits are visible in the Parameters page. See screenshot below in Chapter 5. 
 +  * AXIstorage batteries and MPPT Solar Chargers with a VE.Can communication port cannot be both connected to the CCGX, because of different canbus speeds. Use Solar Chargers with a VE.Direct comm. port instead.
  
 === 1.3 System diagram === === 1.3 System diagram ===
-{{ :battery_compatibility:hub4-1phase-bmzess.png?nolink |}}+{{ :battery_compatibility:ess-1phase-axistorage.png?nolink |}}
  
-==== 2. Wiring of communication cables ==== +==== 2. GX device needed ==== 
-To use the AXIstorage ESS in Victron system, it is necessary to use a Color Control GX. The Color Control GX takes care of sending the necessary canbus keep-a-live message to the ESS battery. Without it, the battery will open its internal emergency relay after 10 minutes.+To use the AXIstorage ESS in Victron system, it is necessary to use a ColorControlGX or a VenusGX. The controller takes care of sending the necessary canbus keep-a-live message to the ESS battery. Without it, the battery will open its internal emergency relay after 10 minutes.
  
-A special RJ-45 cable is necessary to connect the battery to the Color Control GXPinout:+==== 3. Wiring of communication cables ==== 
 +Use the //VE.Can to CAN-bus BMS type B Cable//, part number ASS030720018. Plug the side which is labeled Battery BMS into the AXIstorage BMS. Plug the side labeled Victron VE.Can into the [[venus-os:start|GX device]].
  
-^ Function ^ VE.Can RJ-45 ^ AXIstorage RJ-45 ^ +Then, plug a [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/ve-can-rj45-terminator|VE.Can terminator]] in the other VE.Can socket on the [[venus-os:start|GX device]]. Two VE.Can terminators are included with the package of the CCGX as an accessory, only one is used. Keep the other one as a spare.
-| GND      | Pin 3        | Pin 2            | +
-| CAN-L    Pin 8        | Pin 5            | +
-| CAN-H    | Pin 7        | Pin 4            |+
  
-Place a VE.Can terminator in the empty socket on the CCGX+More information about the cable can be found in [[battery_compatibility:can-bus_bms-cable|its manual]].
  
-==== 3. VEConfigure settings ==== +Without properly connecting this cable, the battery will stop charging/discharging after several minutes. Also, the battery will not show up on the display of the of the [[venus-os:start|GX device]]. 
-=== 3.1 Charge tab ===+ 
 + 
 +==== 4. VEConfigure settings ==== 
 + 
 +=== 4.1 General tab === 
 +  - Check "Enable battery monitor" 
 +  - Set the battery capacity to 121.5 Ah 
 +  - The other parameters ("State of charge when bulk finished" and "Charge efficiency") can be left to their default setting. They are not used in this setup. 
 + 
 +=== 4.2 Charger tab ===
 ^ Parameter              ^ Setting ^ ^ Parameter              ^ Setting ^
 | Battery type           | Lithium | | Battery type           | Lithium |
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 Note: make sure to double check the float voltage after completing Assistants, and if necessary set it back to 60.00 V. Note: make sure to double check the float voltage after completing Assistants, and if necessary set it back to 60.00 V.
  
-=== 3.ESS Assistant ===+=== 4.ESS Assistant ===
 Select the fourth battery type: Select the fourth battery type:
  
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 Then: Then:
-  - Enter the battery capacity: +  - Sustain voltage50.0V
-     - AXIstorage 7S - 121.5 Ah+
   - Do not change the dynamic cut-off values, they have already been set correctly after selecting the lithium battery type.   - Do not change the dynamic cut-off values, they have already been set correctly after selecting the lithium battery type.
   - Same for the restart offset: do not change that.   - Same for the restart offset: do not change that.
  
  
-==== 4Color Control GX Configuration ====+==== 5. GX device Configuration ====
  
-  * Enable the CAN-bus BMS Service in the CCGX. Menu path: //Settings -> Services -> CAN-bus BMS//. Note that this changes the function of a VE.Can port: it is not possible to connect both VE.Can products and a BMZ battery together.+  * Select the //CAN-bus BMS (500 kbits/s)// CAN-profile in the [[venus-os:start|GX device]]. Menu path: //Settings -> Services -> CAN-profile//. Note that this changes the function of a VE.Can port: it is not possible to connect both VE.Can products and a AXIstorage battery together.
  
   * After properly wiring and setting up, the AXIstorage will be visible as a battery in the device list:{{ :battery_compatibility:generic_battery_menu.png?nolink&290 | }}   * After properly wiring and setting up, the AXIstorage will be visible as a battery in the device list:{{ :battery_compatibility:generic_battery_menu.png?nolink&290 | }}
   * The parameters option within the battery page shows the actual battery charge and discharge limits:{{ :battery_compatibility:batteryparameters.png?nolink&290 | }}   * The parameters option within the battery page shows the actual battery charge and discharge limits:{{ :battery_compatibility:batteryparameters.png?nolink&290 | }}
-  * Make sure to enable the //Synchronize VE.Bus SOC with battery// setting in the System Setup page in the CCGX: it will copy the State of Charge as reported by the AXIstorage to the Multi or Quattro, making Hub-4 work with that SOC.+ 
  
 ===== DISQUS ===== ===== DISQUS =====
 ~~DISQUS~~ ~~DISQUS~~
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