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battery_compatibility:lg_chem_resu [2019-08-15 12:24] (current)
guy_stewart replace venus-device with GX device
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 The only inverter/​charger approved by LG for use with the Resu battery is the MultiPlus 48/3000/35. You are **not** able to use these in parallel or three-phase configurations. ​ The only inverter/​charger approved by LG for use with the Resu battery is the MultiPlus 48/3000/35. You are **not** able to use these in parallel or three-phase configurations. ​
  
-=== A Venus device is required (either Color Control GX (CCGX) or the VENUS GX) === +=== A GX device is required (either Color Control GX (CCGX) or the VENUS GX) === 
  
-It is essential to use the CAN-bus connection of the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] with the LG batteries for the keep-alive signal, communication of charge and discharge limits, error codes and state of charge. ​+It is essential to use the CAN-bus connection of the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] with the LG batteries for the keep-alive signal, communication of charge and discharge limits, error codes and state of charge. ​
  
 The minimum required firmware version for the [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​panel-systems-remote-monitoring/​color-control|Color Control GX]] is v2.15. It is highly recommended to use the latest firmware version on all connected devices, including CCGX/VENUS GX, Inverter/​Charger and MPPTs. There are regular updates to improve performance and reliability. ​ The minimum required firmware version for the [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​panel-systems-remote-monitoring/​color-control|Color Control GX]] is v2.15. It is highly recommended to use the latest firmware version on all connected devices, including CCGX/VENUS GX, Inverter/​Charger and MPPTs. There are regular updates to improve performance and reliability. ​
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   * LG battery policy is to only charge the battery to 97% or 98%. It is normal for the battery not to charge to 100%.   * LG battery policy is to only charge the battery to 97% or 98%. It is normal for the battery not to charge to 100%.
  
-==== Color Control GX or Venus GX required ==== +==== GX device ​required ==== 
-To use the LG Chem Resu and Victron equipment, it is necessary to use a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] (eg CCGX or VenusGX). It takes care of sending the necessary canbus keep-a-live message to the LG Resu. Without it, the LG Resu will open its internal circuitbreaker after 10 minutes.+To use the LG Chem Resu and Victron equipment, it is necessary to use a [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] (eg CCGX or VenusGX). It takes care of sending the necessary canbus keep-a-live message to the LG Resu. Without it, the LG Resu will open its internal circuitbreaker after 10 minutes.
  
-Do not attempt firmware updates using the LG Chem battery for power until you can confirm that the battery is connected and showing on the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]].+Do not attempt firmware updates using the LG Chem battery for power until you can confirm that the battery is connected and showing on the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]].
  
 ==== Wiring of communication cables ==== ==== 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 LG Chem Resu BMS. Plug the side labeled Victron VE.Can into the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]].+Use the //VE.Can to CAN-bus BMS type B Cable//, part number ASS030720018. Plug the side which is labeled Battery BMS into the LG Chem Resu BMS. Plug the side labeled Victron VE.Can into the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]].
  
 Then, plug a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​ve-can-rj45-terminator|VE.Can terminator]] in the other VE.Can socket on the CCGX. 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. Then, plug a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​ve-can-rj45-terminator|VE.Can terminator]] in the other VE.Can socket on the CCGX. 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.
battery_compatibility/lg_chem_resu.txt · Last modified: 2019-08-15 12:24 by guy_stewart