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 ===== 1. Introduction ===== ===== 1. Introduction =====
  
-VE Power Setup is a Windows application that can be used to update the firmware of a VE.Can product connected via USB to your computer (requires a CANUSB adapter, ASS030532000)+VE Power Setup is a Windows application that can be used for three things:
  
-There are two more procedures that can be done with VE Power Setupbut those have each been replaced with better newer functions:+  - Update the firmware of a VE.Can product connected via USB to your computer (requires a CANUSB adapterASS030532000)
   - (deprecated) Remotely updating firmware of a VE.Can product (requires an internet connected [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]). Use the [[vrm_portal:​remote-firmware-update|new mechanism]] instead.   - (deprecated) Remotely updating firmware of a VE.Can product (requires an internet connected [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]). Use the [[vrm_portal:​remote-firmware-update|new mechanism]] instead.
   - (deprecated) Remotely changing the configuration of VE.Bus system: Remote VEConfigure (requires an internet connected [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]). Use the new [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|new mechanism]] instead.   - (deprecated) Remotely changing the configuration of VE.Bus system: Remote VEConfigure (requires an internet connected [[venus-os:​start|GX device]]). Use the new [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|new mechanism]] instead.
  
-To update the firmware of a VE.Can product, its typically most convenient ​to use the remote option. ​Since its then not necessary to obtain the CANUSB adapter.+Note that even for updating ​a VE.Can product ​via USB (first option in above list), its easier ​to not use VE Power Setup. Instead, ​use the remote ​firmware update feature (second ​option ​in above list) insteadIts then not necessary to obtain the CANUSB adapter. In conclusion, the only reason to use VE Power Setup is when there is no [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] and no internet available.
  
 Products which can be firmware updated via its VE.Can port are: Products which can be firmware updated via its VE.Can port are:
-  * BlueSolar Charger 150/​70 ​VE.Can +  * BlueSolar Charger 150/​70 ​CAN-bus 
-  * BlueSolar Charger 150/85 VE.Can+  * BlueSolar Charger 150/​85 ​CAN-bus 
 +  * All SmartSolar Chargers with VE.Can
   * Lynx Shunt VE.Can   * Lynx Shunt VE.Can
   * All four Skylla-i Battery Chargers   * All four Skylla-i Battery Chargers
ccgx/ccgx_ve_power_setup.txt · Last modified: 2019-08-16 00:24 by mvader