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victronconnect:beta [2019-07-10 18:14]
jperez [v5.8beta7]
victronconnect:beta [2019-07-18 11:24] (current)
jperez [v5.8 (Released officially)]
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 See also the [[victronconnect:​start]]. See also the [[victronconnect:​start]].
  
 +Please report bugs and give feedback to these betas via the Disqus comments below. Note that comments are not public by default, and first go to a moderation queue.
  
 ===== Changelog ===== ===== Changelog =====
- +==== v5.8 (Released officially) ​==== 
-==== v5.8beta8 ​==== +** 2019-07-18 **
-** 2019-07-10 **+
  
 __Download links:__ __Download links:__
  
-  * iOS: Join TestFlight https://​testflight.apple.com/​join/​cvufYMEh +  * iOS: [[https://itunes.apple.com/app/victronconnect/id943840744?mt=8|App Store]] 
-  * [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/nbjejfs6kqox5zi/VictronConnect-v5.8beta8-armv7.apk?dl=1|Android ARMv7]]* +  * [[https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?​id=com.victronenergy.victronconnect|Android]] 
-  * [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/78n7stvfcqcz0te/VictronConnect-v5.8beta8-x86.apk?dl=1|Android ​x86]]* +  * [[http://updates.victronenergy.com/feeds/VictronConnect/​windows/​w7/​VictronConnectInstaller.exe|Windows 7 and higher]] 
-  * [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/sthnrsnc15vdgh7/​VictronConnectInstaller.exe?dl=1|Windows 7 and higher]] +  * macOS [[https://itunes.apple.com/app/victronconnect/id1084677271?mt=12|10.10 ​(OS X Yosemite) ​and higher|App Store]]
-  * [[https://www.dropbox.com/s/8oz0jl1y3cj1ej0/VictronConnect.dmg?dl=1|Mac OS X 10.10 and higher]] +
- +
-* Android: If you can't open the downloaded file from the downloads list try using a file browser. +
- +
-Please report bugs and give feedback to these betas via the Disqus comments below. Please note that comments are not public by default, and first go to a moderation queue.+
  
 __Changes:​__ __Changes:​__
  
-  * Fix links on firmware update result text doesn'​t work 
  
-VE.Bus Inverter/​Chargers:​ +Inveter/​Chargers:​ 
-  * Fix settings ​files don't restore correctly some of the settings  +  * Add settings ​and firmware updates for Inverter/​Chargers ​connected via MK3-USB:  
-  * Fix Inverter/​Chargers ​error message ​is shown in devices list for short amount of time just after updating ​the firmware. Now the "​retrieving data" message ​is displayed+    * Firmware version 459 is included ​in the app and the correct file for the connected product ​is automatically selected when updating
-  Improve lithium charger setting explanation+    * Only basic settings are included, Virtual Switch and Assistants are not supported 
 +    ​Only single unit systems are supported
  
-Blue Smart Chargers+Orion Smart: 
-  * Update the link pointing to the manual shown when a firmware update fails +  * Add support for Orion Smart converters
-   +
-   +
-==== v5.8beta7 ==== +
-** 2019-07-06 **+
  
-__Download links:__+GX devices: 
 +  * Support Maxi GX and other future GX models 
 +  * Make possible to connect to a GX device even if the model is not recognised.
  
-  * iOSJoin TestFlight https://​testflight.apple.com/​join/​cvufYMEh +Smart Battery Sense
-  * [[https://​www.dropbox.com/​s/​bpfoxyrc7pr9o1z/​VictronConnect-v5.8beta7-armv7.apk?​dl=1|Android ARMv7]]* +  * Include firmware v1.04 update
-  * [[https://​www.dropbox.com/​s/​roxpt7r3vumyggj/​VictronConnect-v5.8beta7-x86.apk?​dl=1|Android x86]]* +
-  * [[https://​www.dropbox.com/​s/​sthnrsnc15vdgh7/​VictronConnectInstaller.exe?​dl=1|Windows 7 and higher]] +
-  * [[https://​www.dropbox.com/​s/​8oz0jl1y3cj1ej0/​VictronConnect.dmg?​dl=1|Mac OS X 10.10 and higher]]+
  
-Android: If you can't open the downloaded file from the downloads list try using a file browser. +Blue Smart Chargers: 
- +    ​Update ​the link pointing ​to the manual shown when a firmware update ​fails
-Please report bugs and give feedback ​to these betas via the Disqus comments below. Please note that comments are not public by default, and first go to moderation queue. +
- +
-__Changes:​__ +
- +
-  * Fix firmware update ​button is not visible for products connected via Bluetooth +
- +
-VE.Bus Inverter/​Chargers:​ +
-  * Fix VictronConnect can crash in some situations while retrieving data +
-  * Fix VE.Bus firmware updates doesn'​t work with other than built-in files on Windows +
-  * Include MK3-USB interface firmware v207, update is automatic and transparent +
-  * Improve settings changes and firmware update warning texts +
-  * Reword AC input control settings and improve feature description +
-  * Fix font artefacts in overview page on Windows 10 +
-   +
-==== v5.8beta6 ==== +
-** 2019-07-01 ** +
- +
-__Changes:​__+
  
 Bluetooth products: Bluetooth products:
 +  * Add Bluetooth disable option for products that supports it, available in the product info page
   * Add instructional videos of how to remove the device pairing, required after a PIN code change   * Add instructional videos of how to remove the device pairing, required after a PIN code change
  
-VE.Bus Inverter/​Chargers:​ 
-  * Add Lithium battery setting to charger page 
-  * Add link to the VictronConnect VE.Bus manual 
-  * Fix settings files doesn'​t store all the values 
-  * Hide save/load buttons if settings are locked 
-  * Fix "​Frequecy"​ instead of "​Frequency"​ typo 
-  * Use proper version format in the update page 
-  * Show "​Off"​ state instead of "​Unknown"​ when rocker switch is in "​Off"​ position 
- 
- 
- 
-==== v5.8beta5 ==== 
-** 2019-06-25 ** 
- 
-__Changes:​__ 
- 
-VE.Bus Inverter/​Chargers:​ 
-  * Hide update button when connected via VE.Bus Smart Dongle 
-  * Hide unused items when connected to a inverter-only product 
-  * Fix AC input limit for demo products 
-  * Use proper version format in the update page 
-  * Show scrollbars when necessary in the live data page 
-  * Improve reported connection progress during connection 
-  * Improve MK3-USB detection on Windows, "Force VE.Bus detection"​ option is not necessary anymore 
-  * Fix text is not correctly rendered in the live data panel, issue only seen on Windows 
-  ​ 
 VE.Can MPPT: VE.Can MPPT:
   * Include firmware v1.02   * Include firmware v1.02
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     * Add ESS support.     * Add ESS support.
     * Add BMS support.     * Add BMS support.
-  ​ 
  
 SmartSolar chargers, Smart BMV, Smart Phoenix Inverters & VE.Direct Smart Bluetooth dongle: SmartSolar chargers, Smart BMV, Smart Phoenix Inverters & VE.Direct Smart Bluetooth dongle:
   * Include firmware v2.19:   * Include firmware v2.19:
-    * Fix for using wrong BLE advertisement +    * Disable bluetooth option
-    * Fix for higher current consumption for Phoenix Inverter Smart in “Off” state. +
-   +
-Windows: +
-  * Fix VictronConnect has a generic executable application icon instead of the VictronConnect one. +
-   +
-  +
-==== v5.8beta4 ==== +
-** 2019-06-14 **+
  
-__Changes:​__ 
  
-VE.Bus Inverter/Chargers: +MPPT Solar Chargers: 
-  * Fix battery ​deactivation conditions are greyed out after configuring them +  * Settings now scale accordingly to the selected ​battery ​voltage 
-  * Fix DC deactivation option list text is empty when "​Absorption finished"​ is selected +  * Fix presets can be created with incorrect values from a demo product and therefore ​when loading it on a real product makes the charger enter in error mode having to restore settings and power cycle it.
-  * Fix some typos +
-  * Firmware updater improvements+
  
-Solar Chargers+General
-  * Presets can be created with incorrect values from a demo product and therefore when loading it on a real product makes the charger enter in error mode having to restore settings and power cycle it. +  * Fix links on firmware update ​result text doesn'​t ​work
-  * Settings scales accordingly the selected battery voltage +
- +
-Orion Smart: +
-  * Add support for Orion Smart converters +
- +
-GX devices: +
-  * Support Maxi GX and other future GX models +
-  * Make possible to connect to a GX device even if the model is not recognised. +
- +
- +
- +
-==== v5.8beta3 ==== +
-** 2019-05-29 ** +
- +
-__Changes:​__ +
- +
-SmartSolar chargers & VE.Direct Smart Bluetooth dongle: +
-  * Include Bluetooth firmware v2.18: +
-    * Fix for VE.Smart Networking not receiving Voltage and Temperature data (issue introduced in v2.17). +
-==== v5.8beta2 ==== +
-** 2019-05-24 ** +
- +
-__Changes:​__ +
- +
-VE.Bus Inverter/​Chargers:​ +
-  * Add recovery mode: +
-    * In case of a failed ​firmware update ​now it is possible to recover without using VEFlash, just connect and follow the instructions. +
- +
-  * Improved troubleshooting texts +
- +
-Windows: +
-  * Fix VE.Bus device are not detected. +
-   +
-Smart Battery Sense: +
-  * Include firmware v1.04 update +
- +
-Bluetooth firmware update for the SmartSolar Chargers, VE.Direct Smart bluetooth dongle, Phoenix Inverters and BMV-712: +
-  * Include Bluetooth firmware v2.17 update: +
-    * Indicate default pincode is still used (still needs work in VictronConnect to warn the user) +
-    * Disable bluetooth ( +
-     +
-==== v5.8beta1 ==== +
-** 2019-05-13 ** +
- +
-__Changes:​__ +
- +
-  * Add settings and firmware updates for Inverter/​Chargers connected via MK3-USB:  +
-    * Latest firmware versions are included in the app and only the one valid for the connected device is shown +
-    * As with VEFlash, settings are reset when updating the firmware +
-    * Only basic settings are included, Virtual Switch and Assistants are not supported +
-    * Only single unit systems are supported +
-    * As this feature requires USB it is not supported by the iOS version. +
-     +
- +
-__Notes:​__ +
- +
-Settings and firmware updates are password protected to avoid unwanted changes, the password is the same used for the access level in our GX devices (Color Control GX, Venus GX..) +
- +
-Please keep in mind that although it has been tested by us and some collaborators this is a beta version and might contain errors. +
- +
-Don'​t ​change settings or update firmware if your system uses assistants. If you need to update your Inverter/​Charger firmware please use VictronConnect to help us testing it but note that you'll need to have access to a computer with VEConfigure to load the assistants again.+
  
-Firmware version 200 is required to see data and make changes to settings. 
  
-Firmware version 200 and a product with large microprocessor(the ones starting by 26&27) is required to be able to do a firmware update. 
 ==== v5.7 (Released officially) ==== ==== v5.7 (Released officially) ====
 ** 2019-05-08 ** ** 2019-05-08 **
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