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-When used with Multi- inverter/​chargers the dongle provides //​on-battery//​ temperature and voltage sensing capabilities - allowing compensation for possible cable losses which can occur during charging and discharging. Temperature sensing allows accurate temperature-compensation during battery charge cycles. ​ On MultiPlus-II models the dongle is, at present, the //only// way to add an "​on-battery"​ sensing capability.+When used with Multi- inverter/​chargers the dongle provides //​on-battery//​ temperature and voltage sensing capabilities - allowing compensation for possible cable losses which can occur during charging and discharging. Temperature sensing allows accurate temperature-compensation during battery charge cycles. ​The dongle is, at present, the //only// way to add an "​on-battery"​ sensing capability ​to the MultiPlus-II models, if they are not also connected to a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] and CANbus battery.
  
-The dongle can be used in systems with or without a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] - such as the CCGX. In systems //with// a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]],​ the dongle ​will not override temperature and voltage information ​already being supplied by the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] - in this role the dongle will provide live-information via its VictronConnect interface; and it will provide ​no-internet ​firmware updates. ​+The dongle can be used in systems with or without a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] - such as the CCGX. In systems //with// a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]], and another source of temperature and voltage data (eg from a CANbus battery), the CCGX data will override temperature and voltage information ​from the dongle. In this role the dongle will still provide live-information via its VictronConnect interface; and it will provide firmware updates ​without requiring an internet connection.
  
 When the dongle is used in systems which //do not// have a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]],​ the dongle'​s voltage and temperature data becomes the primary source of that information,​ and can be used by other connected devices for voltage compensation. ​ When the dongle is used in systems which //do not// have a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]],​ the dongle'​s voltage and temperature data becomes the primary source of that information,​ and can be used by other connected devices for voltage compensation. ​
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 +In systems with a Multiplus-II,​ dongle and [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]],​ but no other source of temperature and voltage, the data from the dongle will also be used. 
  
 At this time, the VE.Bus Smart dongle cannot send its temperature and voltage data as part of a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|VE.Smart network]]. At this time, the VE.Bus Smart dongle cannot send its temperature and voltage data as part of a [[https://​www.victronenergy.com/​live/​victronconnect:​ve-smart-networking|VE.Smart network]].
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