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updating_firmware:updating_ve.bus_products [2019-01-21 11:12]
ictbeheer [Step by step instructions]
updating_firmware:updating_ve.bus_products [2019-09-21 14:21]
guy_stewart
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 Updating firmware on a VE.Bus product (Inverters, Multis and Quattros) has system-critical implications:    Updating firmware on a VE.Bus product (Inverters, Multis and Quattros) has system-critical implications:   
-  * All settings will be lost. +  * All settings will be lost - [[https://docs.victronenergy.com/veconfigure.html#save-load-and-export-settings|Save your settings first!]]
   * Assistants and parallel or three-phase configuration will be lost.      * Assistants and parallel or three-phase configuration will be lost.   
  
 Setting up a VE.Bus system requires both training and experience. We offer no direct support for un-trained individuals carrying-out reconfiguration. Setting up a VE.Bus system requires both training and experience. We offer no direct support for un-trained individuals carrying-out reconfiguration.
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 +These instructions are for the VEFlash firmware update method, it is also possible to update [[https://docs.victronenergy.com/victronconnect-vebus.html#firmware-updates|VE.Bus firmware with VictronConnect]], which is available for Windows, macOS, and Android. 
  
 ==== Notes ==== ==== Notes ====
-  * To update a VE.bus product you need VEFlash.exe which you will find in VE Configure Tools, available for download on our [[https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software|software page]].+  * Updating a VE.bus product can be done using VEFlash.exe which you will find in VE Configure Tools, available for download on our [[https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software|software page]].
   * New firmware files are available from [[https://professional.victronenergy.com/|Victron Professional]].    * New firmware files are available from [[https://professional.victronenergy.com/|Victron Professional]]. 
   * To select the right file, check the firmware version which is in the product now. Look for a seven digit number (eg. 2654153) which you'll find printed on a sticker on the control board. The first four digits indicate the model, and must match the first four digits of the file you intend to upload.    * To select the right file, check the firmware version which is in the product now. Look for a seven digit number (eg. 2654153) which you'll find printed on a sticker on the control board. The first four digits indicate the model, and must match the first four digits of the file you intend to upload. 
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   * When updating parallel or three-phase installation, update each unit separately   * When updating parallel or three-phase installation, update each unit separately
   * After updating firmware, all settings will be reset to their factory defaults. The unit will be in stand-alone mode, and any //Assistant// settings will be removed.   * After updating firmware, all settings will be reset to their factory defaults. The unit will be in stand-alone mode, and any //Assistant// settings will be removed.
 +  * It is not required to keep your Victron equipment updated to the latest firmware version. Stable systems should be left with their current firmware. Firmware updates should only be done when it is recommended to fix an issue you are experiencing, or add a new feature that is required by the installation. 
  
 Instruction video explaining how to update your VE.Bus products: Instruction video explaining how to update your VE.Bus products:
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updating_firmware/updating_ve.bus_products.txt · Last modified: 2020-05-25 01:49 by guy_stewart