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ve.direct:mpptprefs [2016-04-08 11:01]
rvanzundert [Applicable products]
ve.direct:mpptprefs [2019-01-22 10:16] (current)
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 ====== Changing settings in the BlueSolar MPPT Charge Controllers ====== ====== Changing settings in the BlueSolar MPPT Charge Controllers ======
  
-===== Applicable products =====+ 
 +===== THIS PAGE IS DEPRECATED: Use VictronConnect instead of mpptprefs ===== 
 + 
 +We recommend to use [[victronconnect:start|VictronConnect]] instead of mpptprefs. Much simpler and faster to use. Also it includes automatic firmware updates. 
 + 
 +More information: [[victronconnect:mppt-solarchargers|]] 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +===== Original text ===== 
 + 
 +Products:
  
   * BlueSolar Charge controller MPPT 70/15 (replaced with the 75/15)   * BlueSolar Charge controller MPPT 70/15 (replaced with the 75/15)
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 ===== Instructions ===== ===== Instructions =====
  
-  * Download mpptprefs.exe here: [[https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software#mpptprefs|https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software#mpptprefs]] 
   * In case the VE.Direct to USB cable is not recognized on your system you may need to download the driver from the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software#ve-power-setup|VE Power Setup section on our Software page]].   * In case the VE.Direct to USB cable is not recognized on your system you may need to download the driver from the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/support-and-downloads/software#ve-power-setup|VE Power Setup section on our Software page]].
  
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 Change the load switch on/off behavior. By default the battery life algorithm will be used (option 1). Normally a jumper can be used to select between two fixed switch on/off set-points. However if you require communication with the charger (e.g. when connecting a Color Control) you can use options 2 or 3 to preset a conventional algorithm. Options 5 and 6 can be used to create custom algorithms, with programmable switch on and switch off levels (see options 'h' and 'l'). Change the load switch on/off behavior. By default the battery life algorithm will be used (option 1). Normally a jumper can be used to select between two fixed switch on/off set-points. However if you require communication with the charger (e.g. when connecting a Color Control) you can use options 2 or 3 to preset a conventional algorithm. Options 5 and 6 can be used to create custom algorithms, with programmable switch on and switch off levels (see options 'h' and 'l').
 +
 +Keep in mind that modes 0 (always off) and 4 (always on) will respond immediately, the other modes rely on the battery voltage and have a delay of 2 minutes before the load output will change (so the charger does not respond too quickly when for example an inrush current briefly lowers the battery below the threshold voltage). 
  
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 Erase the historical data (daily logs and statistics). This data is available on the ve.direct output. A Color Control can be used to view this data. Erase the historical data (daily logs and statistics). This data is available on the ve.direct output. A Color Control can be used to view this data.
  
-**f**  - VE.Direct TX Port function+**p**  - VE.Direct TX Port function
  
 The function of the TX pin on the VE.Direct connector can be used for other functions. Available options: The function of the TX pin on the VE.Direct connector can be used for other functions. Available options:
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 **3**  - In combination with the lighting controller (solar timer), the light can be dimmed using an inverted PWM signal from the TX port. **3**  - In combination with the lighting controller (solar timer), the light can be dimmed using an inverted PWM signal from the TX port.
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 +**4**  - Virtual load output. This enables the Streetlight functionality on the larger MPPT models. The load output can be realized via the VE.Direct connector by using cable ASS030550500. Connect the cable to a battery protect module or a solid state relay.
  
 Notes: the PWM output (when using options 2 and 3) operates at a fixed frequency of 160Hz and has a fixed voltage level of 5V. Notes: the PWM output (when using options 2 and 3) operates at a fixed frequency of 160Hz and has a fixed voltage level of 5V.
  
-{{  :ve.direct:67329505be78626e25550df988383cb2.png  }}+{{  :ve.direct:mpptprefs_tx_port.png  }} 
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 +**q**  - VE.Direct RX Port function 
 + 
 +The function of the RX pin on the VE.Direct connector can be used for other functions. This functionality is introduced in firmware version 1.17 and applies to the 10A and 15A chargers with a load output. 
 +Available options: 
 + 
 +**0**  - Remote on/off. Allows remote charger on/off control (0V = switch charger off, +5V or VE.Direct communication = switch charger on), e.g. to connect to a VE.BUS BMS (using cable ASS030550300). 
 + 
 +**1**  - Load output configuration (default behavior). 
 + 
 +**2**  - Load output on/off. Allows remote control of the load output (0V = switch load on, +5V or VE.Direct communication = switch load off). 
 + 
 +{{  :ve.direct:mpptprefs_rx_port.png  }}
  
 ===== Batch mode ===== ===== Batch mode =====
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 <code> <code>
-VE.Direct mpptprefs 1.14+VE.Direct mpptprefs 1.15
 Allowed options: Allowed options:
   -d [ --dump ]            dump communication to output   -d [ --dump ]            dump communication to output
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 The above sequential commands, resets the charger to factory default settings and clears the history data. The above sequential commands, resets the charger to factory default settings and clears the history data.
  
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 +===== DISQUS =====
 ~~DISQUS~~ ~~DISQUS~~
  
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