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 ====== Updating VE.Bus firmware, using VEFlash ====== ====== Updating VE.Bus firmware, using VEFlash ======
  
-==== Warning: This operation must only be carried out by Victron-trained Engineers, Installers and Dealers, and must not be attempted by system Owners and Users. ====+===== VEFlash is deprecated in favour of VictronConnect ====== 
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 +Being both faster and easier to use, we now recommend to use VictronConnect for firmware updates. Instructions in the [[https://docs.victronenergy.com/victronconnect-vebus.html#firmware-updates|VictronConnect VE.Bus manual]]. 
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 +Use VEFlash only for (older) models not supported by VictronConnect. 
 +===== Instructions for the old (deprecated) method ===== 
 + 
 +**Warning: This operation must only be carried out by Victron-trained Engineers, Installers and Dealers, and must not be attempted by system Owners and Users.**
  
 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:   
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 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]] (a free account is required)
   * 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. 
   * There are different firmware types available. Read our PDF [[https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/manual-VE.Bus-firmware-versions-explained-EN.pdf|VE.Bus firmware versions explained]] carefully to select the best firmware for your system. For recent products, use the latest 400 version.   * There are different firmware types available. Read our PDF [[https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/manual-VE.Bus-firmware-versions-explained-EN.pdf|VE.Bus firmware versions explained]] carefully to select the best firmware for your system. For recent products, use the latest 400 version.
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