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-====== Smart Battery Sense Manual ====== 
  
-===== 1. Introduction ===== 
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-//Smart Battery Sense// is a wireless battery voltage-and-temperature sensor for Victron MPPT Solar Chargers. 
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-The Solar Charger uses these measurements to optimize its charge parameters. The accuracy of the data it transmits will improve battery charging efficiency, and prolong battery life. 
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-The connection between //Smart Battery Sense// and one or more Solar Charger(s) is wireless: It uses VE.Smart Network - a wireless technology based on Bluetooth Smart. 
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-Simple to install & configure, //Smart Battery Sense// comes with an inline fuse and pre-crimped eyelets. Revealing the self-adhesive tape on the back allows you to mount it directly on the battery. 
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-Product page on our main website:\\ 
-https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​smart-battery-sense 
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-=== When can I use Smart Battery Sense ...and when should I avoid using it? === 
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-  * Check the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking#​vesmart_networking_compatible_products|VE.Smart Networking compatible products list]] for compatible Solar Chargers. 
-  * //Smart Battery Sense// is not needed, or allowed, in systems which are already controlled by a Color Control GX or Venus GX, see [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking#​faq|FAQ Q6]] for more info. 
-  * //Smart Battery Sense// is not needed for installations which already have a BMV-712 (battery monitor) with a temperature sensor accessory. 
-  * For installations using a BMV-702 together with its optional temperature sensor accessory - for wireless connectivity consider adding a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​ve-direct-bluetooth-smart-dongle|VE.Direct Bluetooth Smart dongle]] instead of a //Smart Battery Sense//. 
-===== 2. Installation ===== 
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-Connect the two eyelets to your battery terminals and attach the unit directly onto the battery-body using its self-adhesive strip. 
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-For //banks// of batteries //Smart Battery Sense// may be connected to any one of the individual batteries. 
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-If the bat+ and bat- cables are not long enough they may be extended - only make sure you use the same, or a thicker, gauge of cable. 
-===== 4. Configuration ===== 
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-This video will show you how to install //Smart Battery Sense// and includes step-by-step instructions for connecting it your mobile phone via VictronConnect [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|]] manual. 
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-===== 5. LED Status codes ===== 
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-//Smart Battery Sense// has two LEDs: a Bluetooth status LED (blue), and an Error LED (red). ​ 
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-On power-up, the Bluetooth LED will be slow-blinking - indicating that the device is ready to accept a Bluetooth connection. 
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-If both LEDs remain illuminated,​ something is wrong with the //Smart Battery Sense// unit (Hardware error). 
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-When the LEDs are alternating quickly for more than 30 seconds, the //Smart Battery Sense// is in firmware update mode and will need to complete the update before it can be used. Firmware updates are performed (where necessary) after connecting to VictronConnect. 
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-^ Blue LED       ^ Red LED          ^ Smart Battery Sense state ^ Connection State ^ Remark ​ ^ 
-| On             | On               | Not functional ​           | Disabled ​        | Hardware error. \\ //Smart Battery Sense// will not be visible in VictronConnect and \\ it will not be contributing information to the VE.Smart Network. | 
-| Slow blinking ​ | Off              | Measuring V/T             | Not connected ​   | If VE.Smart Networking has been configured, the device \\ will be contributing the voltage and temperature \\ information to the VE.Smart network. | 
-| On             | Off              | Measuring V/T             | Connected ​       | If VE.Smart Networking has been configured, the device \\ will be contributing the voltage and temperature \\ information to the VE.Smart network. | 
-| Fast blinking ​ | Fast blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Not connected ​   | Red and Blue LED Alternating ​ | 
-| On             | Slow blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Connected ​       |         | 
-| On             | Faster blinking ​ | Firmware update ​          | Uploading ​       |         | 
-| Fast blinking ​ | Off              | Firmware update ​          | Programming ​     |         | 
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-===== 6. Troubleshooting ===== 
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-See both the [[victronconnect:​start|VictronConnect manual]] and the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|VE.Smart Network manual]]. 
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-===== 7. Technical product specification ===== 
-^ Description ​            ^ Value    ^ 
-| Dimension h x w x d (mm)    | 13 x 38 x 37   | 
-| Cable length ​               | 45cm           | 
-| Eyelet hole size            | 10mm (M10)     | 
-| Fuse rating ​                | T1A 250V       | 
-| Operating temperature range | -10°C to +60°C | 
-| Operating voltage range     | 8V to 60V      | 
-| Absolute maximum voltage ​   | 65V            | 
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-===== DISQUS ===== 
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-~~DISQUS~~ 
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