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ccgx:ccgx_ve_power_setup [2019-08-15 12:03]
guy_stewart replace Venus-device with GX device
ccgx:ccgx_ve_power_setup [2019-08-15 12:41]
mvader
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 Check the information behind the ''​Need help connecting?''​ button in VE Power Setup. Check the information behind the ''​Need help connecting?''​ button in VE Power Setup.
  
-===== 3. Remote VE.Can firmware update =====+===== 3. Remote VE.Can firmware update ​(DEPRECATED) ​=====
  
-==== 3.1 Remote VE.Can update: ​Instructions ====+Note that this feature is deprecated; and only works for GX devices running old firmware. Instead of following the remote firmware procedure as documented on this page, we recommend to update the GX Device to the latest available firmware version, and then use the procedures documented [[vrm_portal:​remote-firmware-update|here]]. 
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 +==== 3.1 Instructions ====
   - Download and install VE Power Setup from our [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​support-and-downloads/​software#​ve-power-setup|Software downloads page]].   - Download and install VE Power Setup from our [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​support-and-downloads/​software#​ve-power-setup|Software downloads page]].
   - Obtain the necessary firmware file on [[https://​professional.victonenergy.com]]|the Victron Professional portal]].   - Obtain the necessary firmware file on [[https://​professional.victonenergy.com]]|the Victron Professional portal]].
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   - After selecting the site, VE Power Setup will establish communication to the selected site.   - After selecting the site, VE Power Setup will establish communication to the selected site.
   - Once established,​ it will perform a remote scan, to find all products connected to the Color Control.   - Once established,​ it will perform a remote scan, to find all products connected to the Color Control.
-==== 3.2 Remote VE.Can update: ​Troubleshooting ====+==== 3.2 Troubleshooting ====
   - Check the [[ccgx:​ccgx_ve_power_setup#​two-way_communication|Two-way communication instructions]].   - Check the [[ccgx:​ccgx_ve_power_setup#​two-way_communication|Two-way communication instructions]].
  
 ===== 4. Remote VEConfigure (DEPRECATED) ===== ===== 4. Remote VEConfigure (DEPRECATED) =====
  
-Note that this feature is deprecated; ​its replaced by a much easier to use mechanism; ​documented here: [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|VRM Remote VEConfigure]].+Note that this feature is deprecated; ​and only works for GX devices running v2.16 or earlier. To remotely configure inverter/​chargers in system with GX devices running Venus OS v2.17 or later, see the functionality,​ as documented here: [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|VRM Remote VEConfigure]].
  
-==== 4.1 Remote VEConfigure: ​Requirements ====+==== 4.1 Requirements ====
  
   * Remote VEConfigure works for both single unit systems as parallel and three phase systems.   * Remote VEConfigure works for both single unit systems as parallel and three phase systems.
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 If the VE.Bus device is connected to the CCGX via a VE.Bus to VE.Can interface, as was often the case in a Hub-1 system, this interface cable needs to run firmware version v2.05 or higher. Note that it is possible to first update the firmware in the interface cable, and then remotely configure the VE.Bus system. If the VE.Bus device is connected to the CCGX via a VE.Bus to VE.Can interface, as was often the case in a Hub-1 system, this interface cable needs to run firmware version v2.05 or higher. Note that it is possible to first update the firmware in the interface cable, and then remotely configure the VE.Bus system.
  
-==== 4.2 Remote VEConfigure: ​Instructions ====+==== 4.2 Instructions ====
   - Download and install VE Power Setup from our [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​support-and-downloads/​software#​ve-power-setup|Software downloads page]].   - Download and install VE Power Setup from our [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​support-and-downloads/​software#​ve-power-setup|Software downloads page]].
   - Obtain the necessary firmware file on [[https://​professional.victonenergy.com]]|the Victron Professional portal]].   - Obtain the necessary firmware file on [[https://​professional.victonenergy.com]]|the Victron Professional portal]].
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   - Select the modified setting file and wait until done.   - Select the modified setting file and wait until done.
  
-==== 4.Inverter restart - short loss of AC power ====+==== 4.Inverter restart - short loss of AC power ====
  
 Changing certain settings, such as Assistants, will cause the inverter/​charger to momentarily switch off and back on again. In such situations, VEConfig will warn when saving the settings: Changing certain settings, such as Assistants, will cause the inverter/​charger to momentarily switch off and back on again. In such situations, VEConfig will warn when saving the settings:
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 And it is important that the CCGX (or Venus GX) is powered from DC: it should not lose power during this process. And it is important that the CCGX (or Venus GX) is powered from DC: it should not lose power during this process.
  
-==== 4.2 Remote VEConfigure: ​Troubleshooting ====+==== 4.Troubleshooting ====
  
 === Problem in the communication link between your computer and the Remote [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]. === === Problem in the communication link between your computer and the Remote [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]. ===
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 Verify that both the firmware of the VE.Bus system and the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] comply to the [[ccgx:​ccgx_ve_power_setup#​remote_veconfigurerequirements|requirements for Remote VEConfigure]]. Verify that both the firmware of the VE.Bus system and the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] comply to the [[ccgx:​ccgx_ve_power_setup#​remote_veconfigurerequirements|requirements for Remote VEConfigure]].
  
-===== 5. Two-way communication =====+===== 5. Two-way communication ​(DEPRECATED) ​===== 
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 +The information in this chapter describes deprecated functionality. For both remote firmware updates and Remote VEConfigure,​ we recommend to update the GX device to the latest version, and then use the new functionality:​ 
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 +  * [[vrm_portal:​remote-firmware-update|]] 
 +  * [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|]] 
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 +(old text continues)
  
 Two-way communication is the name of the technology used for the communication link between your computer and the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] during Remote Firmware updates and Remote VEConfigure. Two-way communication is the name of the technology used for the communication link between your computer and the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] during Remote Firmware updates and Remote VEConfigure.
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 ==== 5.1 Configuration ==== ==== 5.1 Configuration ====
  
ccgx/ccgx_ve_power_setup.txt · Last modified: 2019-08-16 00:24 by mvader