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justin_tyers_live_a_c [1. Introduction]
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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. 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.
  
-=== System design & component selection ​===+Product page on our main website:​\\ 
 +https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​smart-battery-sense 
 + 
 +=== When can I use Smart Battery Sense ...and when should I avoid using it? ===
  
   * Check the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking#​vesmart_networking_compatible_products|VE.Smart Networking compatible products list]] for compatible Solar Chargers.   * Check the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking#​vesmart_networking_compatible_products|VE.Smart Networking compatible products list]] for compatible Solar Chargers.
-  * The Smart Battery Sense is not needed, ​nor allowed, in systems ​that also have a Color Control GX or Venus GX, see [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking#​faq|FAQ Q6]] for more info. +  * //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. 
-  * The Smart Battery Sense is not needed for installations ​that already have a BMV-712 with its temperature sensor accessory. +  * //Smart Battery Sense// is not needed for installations ​which already have a BMV-712 ​(battery monitor) ​with temperature sensor accessory. 
-  * For installations ​with a BMV-702 ​temperature sensor accessoryconsider adding a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​accessories/​ve-direct-bluetooth-smart-dongle|VE.Direct Bluetooth Smart dongle]] instead of a //Smart Battery Sense//.+  * 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 ===== ===== 2. Installation =====
  
-Connect the unit'​s ​two eyelets to your battery terminals and attach ​it directly onto the battery-body using its self-adhesive strip.+Connect the two eyelets to your battery terminals and attach ​the unit directly onto the battery-body using its self-adhesive strip.
  
-For battery ​banks consisting ​of multiple individual ​batteries, connect the Smart Battery Sense unit on any one of the batteries+For //banks// of batteries ​//Smart Battery Sense// may be connected to any one of the individual ​batteries.
- +
-In case the supplied bat+ and bat- cables are not long enough, their length can be increased. Make sure to use the same, or thicker, gauge cable.+
  
 +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 ===== ===== 4. Configuration =====
  
-See this below video. Also, see the step by step procedure as documented in the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|]] manual.+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.
 \\ \\
-{{youtube>​iKN787s5XjE}}+{{youtube>​v62wCfXaWXY}}
  
 ===== 5. LED Status codes ===== ===== 5. LED Status codes =====
  
-The Smart Battery Sense has two LEDsa Bluetooth status LED (blue), and an error LED (red). ​+//Smart Battery Sense// has two LEDsa Bluetooth status LED (blue), and an Error LED (red). ​
  
-On power-up, the Bluetooth LED will be slow blinking indicating that the device is ready to accept a Bluetooth connection.+On power-up, the Bluetooth LED will be slow-blinking ​indicating that the device is ready to accept a Bluetooth connection.
  
-When both LEDs stay on, something is wrong with the Smart Battery Sense (hardware ​error).+If both LEDs remain illuminated, something is wrong with the //Smart Battery Sense// unit (Hardware ​error).
  
-When the LEDs are alternating quickly for more than 30 seconds, the Smart Battery Sense is in firmware update mode and needs to be updated ​before it can be used. After connecting ​with VictronConnect, a firmware update can be performed.+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.
  
  
 ^ Blue LED       ^ Red LED          ^ Smart Battery Sense state ^ Connection State ^ Remark ​ ^ ^ Blue LED       ^ Red LED          ^ Smart Battery Sense state ^ Connection State ^ Remark ​ ^
-| On             | On               | Not functional ​           | Disabled ​        | Hardware error. \\ The Smart Battery Sense will not advertise itself so it \\ will not be visible in VictronConnect. Also, it will not \\ participate in any configured ​VE.Smart ​Networking \\ anymore. | +| 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 ​   | When VE.Smart Networking ​is configured, the device \\ will be broadcasting ​the voltage and temperature ​data \\ in 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 ​       | When VE.Smart Networking ​is configured, the device \\ will be broadcasting ​the voltage and temperature ​data \\ in 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 ​ | | Fast blinking ​ | Fast blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Not connected ​   | Red and Blue LED Alternating ​ |
 | On             | Slow blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Connected ​       |         | | On             | Slow blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Connected ​       |         |
-| On             | Faster blinking ​ | Firmware update ​          | Uploading ​       |         | +| On             | Fast blinking ​   | Firmware update ​          | Programming ​     |         |
-| Fast blinking ​ | Off              ​| Firmware update ​          | Programming ​     |         |+
  
-===== 6. Trouble shooting ​=====+ 
 +===== 6. Troubleshooting ​=====
  
 See both the [[victronconnect:​start|VictronConnect manual]] and the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|VE.Smart Network manual]]. See both the [[victronconnect:​start|VictronConnect manual]] and the [[victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|VE.Smart Network manual]].
  
-===== DISQUS ​=====+===== 7. Technical product specification ​===== 
 +=== Operation and Dimensions === 
 +^ Description ​            ^ Value    ^ 
 +| Dimension h x w x d (mm)    | 14 x 38 x 38   | 
 +| 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            |
  
 +=== Power consumption ===
 +^ BatteryVoltage ^Not Connected ^Joining VE.Smart Network^Connected^
 +|  12 V                |  0.3 mA    |  0.5 mA         ​| ​ 1.6 mA           |
 +|  24 V                |  0.2 mA    |  0.3 mA         ​| ​ 0.9 mA           |
 +|  48 V                |  0.2 mA    |  0.3 mA         ​| ​ 0.6 mA           |
 +
 +
 +===== DISQUS =====
 ~~DISQUS~~ ~~DISQUS~~
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