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drafts:easysolar-ii-gx [2019-04-10 13:19]
guy_stewart [SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controller]
drafts:easysolar-ii-gx [2019-04-10 14:43] (current)
guy_stewart [GX Device]
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   - A powerful Multiplus inverter/​charger,​   - A powerful Multiplus inverter/​charger,​
   - A SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controller ​   - A SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controller ​
-  - A simplified ​GX display and interface. ​+  - A GX interface ​with simplified display
  
 These elements come prewired together inside a single unit. This greatly simplifies most installations,​ saving time and money. These elements come prewired together inside a single unit. This greatly simplifies most installations,​ saving time and money.
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-===== Configuration =====+===== Configuration ​and Connections ​=====
  
 As the EasySolar is made of different elements, the configuration requires use of several configuration tools. As the EasySolar is made of different elements, the configuration requires use of several configuration tools.
  
-==== SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controller ==== +==== Integrated 250/​70 ​SmartSolar MPPT solar charge controller ​with Bluetooth ​====
- +
  
-The MPPT solar charge controller is programmable in the VictronConnect app via Bluetooth on Android, iOS and macOS, though not Windows at this stageFor full compatibility information with various platforms, please see https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​start+PV Solar connections up to 250 VOC are made via M6 (?) lugs. 
 +There is a replaceable ?????​Amp????​ ????type??? Fuse
  
-The VE.Direct port that is located on the EasySolar-II GX is connected to the GX device, not the MPPT. It cannot be used for connection of USB to VE.Direct cable for programming the MPPT.+The MPPT solar charge controller is programmable in the VictronConnect app via Bluetooth on Android, iOS and macOS, though not Windows at this stage. For full VictronConnect compatibility information with various platforms, please see https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​start 
 + 
 +Be Aware that the VE.Direct port that is located on the EasySolar-II GX is connected to the GX device, not the MPPT. It cannot be used for connection of USB to VE.Direct cable for programming the MPPT.
  
 MPPT programming must be done via a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​start#​compatible_victron_products|compatible Bluetooth device in VictronConnect.]] MPPT programming must be done via a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​start#​compatible_victron_products|compatible Bluetooth device in VictronConnect.]]
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 ==== Multiplus Inverter / Charger ==== ==== Multiplus Inverter / Charger ====
  
 +Programming the Multiplus Inverter / Charger requires use of [[drafts:​veconfigure|VEConfigure]]. ​
 +This can be done locally via an [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​interface-mk3-usb|MK3 USB dongle]], or over the internet with [[vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure|Remote VEConfigure]].
  
  
-Programming the Multiplus Inverter / Charger requires a MK3 USB dongle for offline local programming,​ or can be done via an internet connection with Remote VEConfigure https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​vrm_portal:​remote-veconfigure+==== GX Device ====
  
 +The integrated GX device includes a single VE.Can interface. This can be used to connect to either Victron VE.Can devices (eg VE.Can MPPTs) OR the port can be reconfigured via the Remote Console for use with a [[battery_compatibility:​start|compatible CAN-bus Battery]]. ​
  
-===== Example wiring diagrams ===== +The VE.Direct port is for connection of other VE.Direct devices, such as a BMV battery monitor, or an additional MPPT solar charge controller, so that they can be monitored by the GX.
- +
  
-==== Intelligent (CANBus) Battery System ====+Wifi built in
  
-==== ESS System ====+No Bluetooth on GX
  
-==== Default ==== 
  
-==== Connections ==== 
  
-=== Solar === 
  
-Integrated 250/70 SmartSolar MPPT. PV Solar connections up to 250 VOC made via M6 (?) lugs. 
  
-Wifi built in+===== Example wiring diagrams ===== 
 +  
 + 
 +===== Intelligent (CANBus) Battery System ===== 
 + 
 +===== ESS System ===== 
 + 
 +===== Default =====
  
-No Bluetooth on GX 
  
-Integrated 250/70 SmartSolar MPPT includes Bluetooth 
  
 ==== Internal Topography ==== ==== Internal Topography ====
drafts/easysolar-ii-gx.txt · Last modified: 2019-04-10 14:43 by guy_stewart