Off-grid quick install manual
Step 1 - Understand how a Victron Energy off-grid system works
Step 2 - Decide what type of off-grid system
AC or DC coupled?
Step 3 - Select the system hardware
Step 4 - Install all equipment
Install and wire all system parts according to their manuals.
Do not connect communication cables between the various parts, this will be done at later stage
Step 5 - Update firmware of all equipment
Step 6 - Set up parallel and/or 3 phase inverter/chargers
Step 8 - Connect all communication cables
Connect CCGX to inverter/chargers use RJ45 cable
Connect MPPT to CCGX use VE.direct cable
Connect BMV to CCGX VE.direct cable
Connect smart battery to CCGX, use special RJ45 cable
Connect CCGX to internet via Ethernet cable or WiFi module
Step 9 - Make the GX device settings
Go to CanBus, select smart battery
Find Fronius, SMA or Solar edge on CCGX. assign correct role
Step 10 - Set up VRM
Go to Victron VRM
Make a user account (in case you do not yet have account)
Add the system to your account
Check if logging is correct
For more information, refer to the VRM Portal documentation.
Step 11 - Commissioning
Commission the system, see ESS manual, section Commissioning.
Consider limiting access to end-user
Consider turning automatic firmware updates off