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 ===== Available accessories ===== ===== Available accessories =====
  
-  * [[https://nocache.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/gx-touch-50|GX Touch 50]] - Touch screen display accessory for the Cerbo GX +  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/gx-touch-50|GX Touch]] - Touch screen display accessory for the Cerbo GX 
-  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-gsm|GX GSM]] - A cellular modem. It connects to GX device via USB, and takes a simcard+  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-gsm|GX GSM]] - A 2G and 3G cellular modem. It connects to GX device via USB, and takes a simcard 
 +  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-lte-4g|GX LTE 4G]] - A 2G, 3G and 4G cellular modem. It connects to GX device via USB and takes a simcard
   * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|WiFi USB sticks]]   * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|WiFi USB sticks]]
   * [[energy-meters:start|Energy Meters]] - Measures PV Inverter Output where PV Inverters cannot be read-out directly. Also used as a grid meter in an [[ess:start|Energy Storage System (ESS)]].   * [[energy-meters:start|Energy Meters]] - Measures PV Inverter Output where PV Inverters cannot be read-out directly. Also used as a grid meter in an [[ess:start|Energy Storage System (ESS)]].
-  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/ve-can-resistive-tank-sender-adapter|VE.Can resistive tank sender adapter]] Allows a standard resistive tank-level sender to be connected to the GX device.+  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/ve-can-resistive-tank-sender-adapter|VE.Can resistive tank sender adapter]] Allows a standard resistive tank-level sender to be connected to the GX device. Note that some GX Devices feature resistive tank-level inputs themselves. 
 +  * [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/gx-touch-50-adapter-for-ccgx-cut-out|GX Touch adapter for CCGX cut-out]] - An adapter that fits in a cut-out made for a CCGX, into which fits a Cerbo GX. For when upgrading a CCGX system to a Cerbo GX. More details available asap.
  
 ===== Comparison table ===== ===== Comparison table =====
 ^ __User interface__        Cerbo GX    CCGX    ^  Venus GX                              ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __User interface__        Cerbo GX    CCGX    ^  Venus GX                              ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
-| Appearance    {{ :venus-os:cerbo_gx.png?direct&120 |}}  |  {{ :ccgx:ccgx_product.png?direct&100 |}}      {{ :ccgx:venusgx_product.png?direct&100 |}}                        |  {{ :ccgx:octogx_product.png?direct&100 |}}  |  {{ :ccgx:canvu_product.png?direct&100 |}}  | {{:venus-os:maxigx.jpg?direct&90|}} |  {{ :ccgx:multiplus-ii-gx.jpg?direct&80 |}}  | +| Appearance    {{:venus-os:cerbo_gx_top.jpg?direct&150|}}  |  {{ :ccgx:ccgx_product.png?direct&100 |}}      {{ :ccgx:venusgx_product.png?direct&100 |}}                        |  {{ :ccgx:octogx_product.png?direct&100 |}}  |  {{ :ccgx:canvu_product.png?direct&100 |}}  | {{:venus-os:maxigx.jpg?direct&90|}} |  {{ :ccgx:multiplus-ii-gx.jpg?direct&80 |}}  | 
-| Display  |  {{:venus-os:gx-touch-50-_front-with-screen_copy.jpg?direct&100|}}[[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/gx-touch-50|GX Touch 50]] \\ optional touch display <sup>(16)</sup> \\ 800x480   480 x 272 LCD Display & 7 buttons      no display  |  no display  |  4.3" touch-screen  | {{:venus-os:gx_display.jpg?direct&200|}} 2x16 character display  ||+| Display  |  {{:venus-os:gx-touch-50-_front-with-screen_copy.jpg?direct&100|}} \\ [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/gx-touch-50|GX Touch]] \\ optional touch display <sup>(16)</sup> \\ GX Touch 50: 800 x 480 \\ GX Touch 70: 1024 x 600   480 x 272 LCD Display & 7 buttons      no display  |  no display  |  4.3" touch-screen  | {{:venus-os:gx_display.jpg?direct&200|}} 2x16 character display  ||
 | Remote Console            yes  ||||||| | Remote Console            yes  |||||||
 | Buzzer                    yes  |  yes      yes                                    no  |  yes  |  no  || | Buzzer                    yes  |  yes      yes                                    no  |  yes  |  no  ||
 ^ __Documentation__        Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                              ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __Documentation__        Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                              ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
-| Manual                  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/cerbo-gx#manual|Cerbo GX manual]]  |  [[ccgx:start|CCGX manual]]  |  [[venus-gx:start|VGX manual]]  |  [[venus-os:octo-gx|OGX manual]]  |  [[venus-os:canvu-gx|CANvu manual]]  |  [[https://docs.victronenergy.com/gx/maxi-gx.html|Maxi GX manual]]  |  [[https://ve3.nl/multiplus-ii-gx|MultiPlus-II GX manual]]  |+| Manual                  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/cerbo-gx#manual|Cerbo GX manual]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/color-control#manuals|CCGX manual]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/venus-gx#manuals|VGX manual]]  |  [[venus-os:octo-gx|OGX manual]]  |  [[venus-os:canvu-gx|CANvu manual]]  |  [[https://docs.victronenergy.com/gx/maxi-gx.html|Maxi GX manual]]  |  [[https://ve3.nl/multiplus-ii-gx|MultiPlus-II GX manual]]  |
 | Product detail page      [[https://nocache.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/cerbo-gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/color-control|page]]     [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/venus-gx|page]]     [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/octo-gx|page]]  |   [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/canvu-gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/maxi%20gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/inverters-chargers/multiplus-ii%20gx|page]]  | | Product detail page      [[https://nocache.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/cerbo-gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/color-control|page]]     [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/venus-gx|page]]     [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/octo-gx|page]]  |   [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/canvu-gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/panel-systems-remote-monitoring/maxi%20gx|page]]  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/inverters-chargers/multiplus-ii%20gx|page]]  |
 ^ __Victron comm. ports__  ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                            Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX<sup>(12)</sup>  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __Victron comm. ports__  ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                            Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX<sup>(12)</sup>  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
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 | VE.Can                    yes - non isolated  |  2 paralleled RJ45 sockets – isolated         ||||  no <sup>(14)</sup>  || | VE.Can                    yes - non isolated  |  2 paralleled RJ45 sockets – isolated         ||||  no <sup>(14)</sup>  ||
 ^ __Other communication__      ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX                    ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __Other communication__      ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX                    ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
-| USB                    |  2 USB Host ports\\ & 1 power only port<sub>(20)</sub>  |  2 USB Host ports  ||  1 USB Host port  ||||+| USB                    |  2 USB Host ports\\ & 1 power only port<sub>(21)</sub>  |  2 USB Host ports  ||  1 USB Host port  ||||
 | Ethernet                10/100 RJ45 socket - isolated except shield               ||||  10/100 RJ45 socket <sup>(12)</sup>  |  10/100 RJ45 socket  || | Ethernet                10/100 RJ45 socket - isolated except shield               ||||  10/100 RJ45 socket <sup>(12)</sup>  |  10/100 RJ45 socket  ||
 | WiFi                    built-in  |  optional <sup>(2)</sup>  |  built-in, but see <sup>(3)</sup>  |  built-in, external antenna <sup>(11)</sup>  |  optional <sup>(2)</sup>  |  no  |  built-in  | | WiFi                    built-in  |  optional <sup>(2)</sup>  |  built-in, but see <sup>(3)</sup>  |  built-in, external antenna <sup>(11)</sup>  |  optional <sup>(2)</sup>  |  no  |  built-in  |
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 | Built-in RS485          no  |  no                      |  no                    yes - non-isolated  |  no  ||  no  | | Built-in RS485          no  |  no                      |  no                    yes - non-isolated  |  no  ||  no  |
 ^ __IO__                    Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX        ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX<sup>(12)</sup>  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __IO__                    Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX        ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX<sup>(12)</sup>  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
-| Programmable relay <sup>(7)</sup> |  2 x NO/NC <sup>(8)</sup>  |  1 x NO        1 x NO/NC <sup>(8)</sup>      |  1x NO / NC  ||  2x NO / NC <sup>(8)</sup>  |  n/a  |+| Programmable relay <sup>(7)</sup> |  2 x NO/NC <sup>(8)</sup>\\ DC up to 30VDC: 6A\\ DC up to 70VDC: 1A\\ AC: 6A, 125VAC   1 x NO        1 x NO/NC <sup>(8)</sup>      |  1x NO / NC  ||  2x NO / NC <sup>(8)</sup>  |  n/a  |
 | Resistive tank level inputs      |  4 <sup>(9)</sup>  |  no          |  3 <sup>(9)</sup>                |  no  |||| | Resistive tank level inputs      |  4 <sup>(9)</sup>  |  no          |  3 <sup>(9)</sup>                |  no  ||||
 | Temperature sense inputs          4 <sup>(10)</sup>  |  no          |  2 <sup>(10)</sup>                no  |||| | Temperature sense inputs          4 <sup>(10)</sup>  |  no          |  2 <sup>(10)</sup>                no  ||||
-| Digital Inputs                        4  |  no          |  5                           |  3  |  1  |  4  |  no  |+| Digital Inputs                       <sup>(22)</sup>   no          |  5   <sup>(22)</sup>     |  3 <sup>(22)</sup>  <sup>(22)</sup>  <sup>(22)</sup>   no  |
 ^ __Third party compatibility__ ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                            ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __Third party compatibility__ ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX    ^  Venus GX                            ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
 | Canbus-BMS batteries      Many battery brands. See [[battery_compatibility:start|here ]] for details  ||||||| | Canbus-BMS batteries      Many battery brands. See [[battery_compatibility:start|here ]] for details  |||||||
 | Fronius PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:ccgx_fronius|here]] for details    ||||||| | Fronius PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:ccgx_fronius|here]] for details    |||||||
 | SMA PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:ccgx_sma|here]] for details    ||||||| | SMA PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:ccgx_sma|here]] for details    |||||||
-| ABB PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:abb|here]] for details    |||||||+| ABB/FIMER PV Inverters    See [[ccgx:abb_fimer|here]] for details    |||||||
 | SolarEdge PV Inverters    See [[venus-os:gx_solaredge|here]] for details    ||||||| | SolarEdge PV Inverters    See [[venus-os:gx_solaredge|here]] for details    |||||||
 | Marine MFD App Support                  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_app|Generic MFD Manual]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-navico|Navico]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-garmin|Garmin]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-raymarine|Raymarine]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-furuno|Furuno]]  ||||||| | Marine MFD App Support                  |  [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#marine_mfd_integration_by_app|Generic MFD Manual]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-navico|Navico]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-garmin|Garmin]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-raymarine|Raymarine]], [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:mfd-furuno|Furuno]]  |||||||
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 | CPU                              |  dual core  |  single core  ||||  quad core  || | CPU                              |  dual core  |  single core  ||||  quad core  ||
 | RAM                             1GB  |  256MB  |  512MB  |  512MB  |  256MB  |  512MB  |  512MB  | | RAM                             1GB  |  256MB  |  512MB  |  512MB  |  256MB  |  512MB  |  512MB  |
-| Max. VE.Direct devices <sup>(1)</sup> |  tbd - 15 orso   5  |  6  |  10  |  4  |  25  |  25  |  +| Max. VE.Direct devices <sup>(1)</sup> |  15  |  5  |  6  |  10  |  4  |  25  |  25  |  
 ^ __Other__                        ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX        ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^ ^ __Other__                        ^  Cerbo GX  ^  CCGX        ^  Venus GX                        ^  Octo GX  ^  CANvu GX  ^  Maxi GX  ^  MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX  ^
 | Supply voltage |  8 - 70 VDC  ||||  8 - 32 VDC  |  32 - 70 VDC  |  powered internally, no external supply  | | Supply voltage |  8 - 70 VDC  ||||  8 - 32 VDC  |  32 - 70 VDC  |  powered internally, no external supply  |
-| Mounting                      Wall or DIN rail (35mm)<sup>(19)</sup> |  Panel Integration  |  Wall mounting        DIN Rail (35mm)  |  Panel  |  Wall mount IP65  |  Built-in  |+| Power draw |  2,5 to 5 W <sup>(19)</sup>  |  tbd  |||||| 
 +| Mounting                      Wall or DIN rail (35mm)<sup>(20)</sup> |  Panel Integration  |  Wall mounting        DIN Rail (35mm)  |  Panel  |  Wall mount IP65  |  Built-in  |
 | Outer dimensions\\ ( h x w x d )    [[https://nocache.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Cerbo-GX.PDF|78 x 154 x 48 mm]]  |  130 x 120 x 28 mm  |  45 x 143 x 96 mm          61 x 108 x 90 mm  |  ?  |  600 x 380 x 210 mm  | | Outer dimensions\\ ( h x w x d )    [[https://nocache.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Cerbo-GX.PDF|78 x 154 x 48 mm]]  |  130 x 120 x 28 mm  |  45 x 143 x 96 mm          61 x 108 x 90 mm  |  ?  |  600 x 380 x 210 mm  |
 | Operating temperature            |  -20 to +50°C  ||||  -20 to +70°C |  -20 to +50°C  | | Operating temperature            |  -20 to +50°C  ||||  -20 to +70°C |  -20 to +50°C  |
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 ===== Notes ===== ===== Notes =====
  
-  - The listed maximum on the `Performance` section in above table is the total connected VE.Direct devices such as MPPT Solar Charge controllers. Total means all directly connected devices plus the devices connected over USB. The limit is mostly bound by CPU processing power. Note that there is also a limit to the other type of devices of which often multiple are connected: PV Inverters. Up to three or four three phase inverters can typically be monitored on a CCGX. Higher power CPU devices can monitor more.+  - The listed maximum VE.Direct devices on the `Performance` section in above table is the total connected VE.Direct devices such as MPPT Solar Charge controllers. Total means all directly connected devices plus the devices connected over USB. The limit is mostly bound by CPU processing power. In relation to that, note that (a) connecting solar chargers over VE.Can is more efficient than connected over VE.Direct - and besides more efficient also makes for better communication wiring. For example, Cerbo GX can perfectly handle 25 pieces of VE.Can Solar Charger, combined with 6 pieces of Fronius three phase PV Inverter and of course a three phase Victron system. And note (b) that CPU load is not only caused by connecting VE.Direct devices; there are also other factors. Connecting multiple PV Inverters increases the CPU load, especially when they are three phase. Enabling ModbusTCP increases the CPU load as well. Up to three or four three phase inverters can typically be monitored on a CCGX. Higher power CPU devices can monitor more. 
   - Though the CCGX has no built-in WiFi that functionality can easily be added by attaching a USB-WiFi dongle. See [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|CCGX Manual, section 1.4.2]] for details.   - Though the CCGX has no built-in WiFi that functionality can easily be added by attaching a USB-WiFi dongle. See [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|CCGX Manual, section 1.4.2]] for details.
   - The built-in WiFi in the Venus GX has a very low signal strength - unfortunately. It is strong enough to connect to a phone, tablet or laptop in order to access setup and monitoring. But to connect the Venus GX to the internet either use the built-in Ethernet port or add a USB-WiFi dongle. See [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|CCGX Manual, section 1.4.2]] for details. Make sure the Venus GX is running v2.06 or later - early shipments of Venus GX units ran v2.05.   - The built-in WiFi in the Venus GX has a very low signal strength - unfortunately. It is strong enough to connect to a phone, tablet or laptop in order to access setup and monitoring. But to connect the Venus GX to the internet either use the built-in Ethernet port or add a USB-WiFi dongle. See [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ccgx:start#internet_connectivity|CCGX Manual, section 1.4.2]] for details. Make sure the Venus GX is running v2.06 or later - early shipments of Venus GX units ran v2.05.
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   - The second CANbus port is accessible via the GND, CAN-H and CAN-L terminals. Note that the port is not Isolated. See Settings -> Services for configuring that port.   - The second CANbus port is accessible via the GND, CAN-H and CAN-L terminals. Note that the port is not Isolated. See Settings -> Services for configuring that port.
   - The programmable relay can be set to act as an alarm relay, [[ccgx:generator_start_stop|automatic genset start stop]], or an on/off switch, and is controlled via the GUI and/or ModbusTCP.   - The programmable relay can be set to act as an alarm relay, [[ccgx:generator_start_stop|automatic genset start stop]], or an on/off switch, and is controlled via the GUI and/or ModbusTCP.
-  - In the Venus GX hardware there are two relays - at present only one of them is available for use.+  - In the Venus and Cerbo GX hardware there are two relays. At present only Relay 1 is available for use via programming. Relay 2 is only available via manual operation from the Relay menu on the GX.
   - The tank level inputs are resistive and should be connected to a resistive tank sender. Victron does not supply tank senders. The tank level ports can each be configured to work with either European (0 - 180 Ohm); or US tank senders (240 - 30 Ohm).   - The tank level inputs are resistive and should be connected to a resistive tank sender. Victron does not supply tank senders. The tank level ports can each be configured to work with either European (0 - 180 Ohm); or US tank senders (240 - 30 Ohm).
-  - The Cerbo GX has four temperature terminals, and the Venus GX has two. They can be used to measure & monitor all kinds of temperature-inputs. Temperature senders are not included. The required sensor is ASS000001000 - Temperature Sensor QUA/PMP/Venus GX. (Note that this is __not__ the same as the BMV temperature accessory.)+  - The Cerbo GX has four temperature terminals, and the Venus GX has two. They can be used to measure & monitor all kinds of temperature-inputs. Temperature senders are not included. The required sensor is ASS000001000 - Temperature Sensor QUA/PMP/Venus GX. (Note that this is __not__ the same as the BMV temperature accessory.). Temperature range is -20C to +70C. Actually it can measure up to 100C, but the sensor is not made to withstand temperatures above 70C long term. Note that this is intended as a crude temperature sensor, and not calibrated. A deviation of +/- 2C is to be expected.
   - Octo GX comes with a small Wifi antenna. You may remove and replace it with any other Wifi antenna having an RP-SMA connector.   - Octo GX comes with a small Wifi antenna. You may remove and replace it with any other Wifi antenna having an RP-SMA connector.
   - Requires the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/canvu%20gx%20io%20extender%20and%20wiring%20kit|CANvu GX IO Extender and wiring kit]]   - Requires the [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/canvu%20gx%20io%20extender%20and%20wiring%20kit|CANvu GX IO Extender and wiring kit]]
   - The 5V output on the Venus GX can be used to power, for example, a USB hub. Note that its output is not current limited or otherwise protected, and it shares the internal power supply in the Venus GX: overdrawing from it will result in shutdown(s) of the Venus GX. It is recommended to install a fuse for prevention.   - The 5V output on the Venus GX can be used to power, for example, a USB hub. Note that its output is not current limited or otherwise protected, and it shares the internal power supply in the Venus GX: overdrawing from it will result in shutdown(s) of the Venus GX. It is recommended to install a fuse for prevention.
-  - Though some early batches of the Maxi GX, MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX all have a dual set of RJ-45 sockets labelled VE.Can, this port is actually a BMS-Can port. It can only be used to connected to managed batteries such as Freedomwon, BYD, Pylontech, BlueNova, MG Energy Systems and others, at 500kbps. The hardware does not meet the requirements for a VE.Can port; and thus it is not possible to use to port to connect Victron products such as the SmartSolar VE.Can MPPT product range. Note that for a while Venus OS firmware did allow to select the VE.Can function and other baudrates. The result will be unreliable, and therefor they have been updated to lock into BMS-Can only at 500kbps.+  - The CAN-Bus port of the Maxi GX, MultiPlus-II GX and EasySolar-II GX is a BMS-Can port. It can only be used to connect to managed batteries such as Freedomwon, BYD, Pylontech, BlueNova, MG Energy Systems and others, at 500kbps. Note that some early production batches had a labelling mistake: the port was labelled VE.Can. Which -unfortunately- is wrong. The hardware does not meet the requirements for a VE.Can port; and therefor is BMS-Can only.
   - A BMS-Can port is a port dedicated to be used for connecting managed batteries, such as Freedomwon, BYD, Pylontech, BlueNova, MG Energy Systems and others, only. It is not possible to connect Victron VE.Can products to that port. To connect such managed battery, use our [[https://www.victronenergy.com/cables/ve-can-to-can-bus-bms|special cables]], and see documentation [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/battery_compatibility:start|here]]. Connect the side labelled 'VE.Can' into the BMS-Can/VE.Can port on the GX Device. And connect the other side to the battery. The baudrate of a BMS-Can port is fixed to 500kbps.   - A BMS-Can port is a port dedicated to be used for connecting managed batteries, such as Freedomwon, BYD, Pylontech, BlueNova, MG Energy Systems and others, only. It is not possible to connect Victron VE.Can products to that port. To connect such managed battery, use our [[https://www.victronenergy.com/cables/ve-can-to-can-bus-bms|special cables]], and see documentation [[https://www.victronenergy.com/live/battery_compatibility:start|here]]. Connect the side labelled 'VE.Can' into the BMS-Can/VE.Can port on the GX Device. And connect the other side to the battery. The baudrate of a BMS-Can port is fixed to 500kbps.
-  - The GX Touch 50 connects to the Cerbo GX using a single cable; fixed permanently to the GX Touch 50, which on the other end splits into a USB and a connector for the video signal. Both need to be inserted into the Cerbo GX, taking one of the three USB ports. The USB part of the cable is used to power the GX Touch 50. The cable is 2 meters in length; and can not be extended in length.+  - The GX Touch connects to the Cerbo GX using a single cable; fixed permanently to the GX Touch, which on the other end splits into a USB and a connector for the video signal. Both need to be inserted into the Cerbo GX, taking one of the three USB ports. The USB part of the cable is used to power the GX Touch. The cable is 2 meters in length; and can not be extended in length.
   - The Bluetooth feature of the Cerbo GX allows to configure its WiFi and Ethernet settings from within VictronConnect.   - The Bluetooth feature of the Cerbo GX allows to configure its WiFi and Ethernet settings from within VictronConnect.
   - The secondary CAN port, available on some GX devices as per table above, can be configured to be used as a BMS-Can port, as well as other profiles. For details, see manual.   - The secondary CAN port, available on some GX devices as per table above, can be configured to be used as a BMS-Can port, as well as other profiles. For details, see manual.
 +  - Cerbo GX power draw without GX Touch mounted: around 2.8W. With GX Touch connected, and backlight off: 3.8W. Backlight at max intensity: 4.8W
   - DIN rail mounting requires additional accessory - [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/din35-adapter-small|DIN35 Adapter]].     - DIN rail mounting requires additional accessory - [[https://www.victronenergy.com/accessories/din35-adapter-small|DIN35 Adapter]].  
   - On the Cerbo GX, the USB socket closest to the HDMI connector can only be used to power a GX Touch. That USB port can not be used for any data related functions such as VE.Direct to USB cables, USB-sticks, USB-GPS-es, or other common USB usages. It’s a power port only, no data.\\ Future versions of Venus OS will disable all data related features of this port, so it should not be used for anything other than powering the GX Touch screen. Attempting to use this port for data purposes may lead to corrupted VRM data on USB sticks or unreliable communication to for example a Solar Charger when using a VE.Direct to USB cable.   - On the Cerbo GX, the USB socket closest to the HDMI connector can only be used to power a GX Touch. That USB port can not be used for any data related functions such as VE.Direct to USB cables, USB-sticks, USB-GPS-es, or other common USB usages. It’s a power port only, no data.\\ Future versions of Venus OS will disable all data related features of this port, so it should not be used for anything other than powering the GX Touch screen. Attempting to use this port for data purposes may lead to corrupted VRM data on USB sticks or unreliable communication to for example a Solar Charger when using a VE.Direct to USB cable.
 +  - The digital inputs can be used for open/closed monitoring of alarms, for example doors, or fire- or bilge alarms. The digital inputs on the Venus GX can also be used for pulse counting. The digital inputs on the Cerbo GX and other devices are not able to do pulse counting. See product manual for electrical specifications of the digital inputs.
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