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vrm_portal:remote-firmware-update [2019-07-01 06:02]
mvader [5. Trouble shooting]
vrm_portal:remote-firmware-update [2019-08-20 15:45]
marmour [2.6 Limitations]
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 ===== 1. Introduction ===== ===== 1. Introduction =====
  
-This manual describes how to remotely update firmware. This functionality requires the device to be updated connected to a [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] (CCGX, Venus GX, or other).+This manual describes how to remotely update firmware. This functionality requires the device to be updated connected to a [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] (CCGX, Venus GX, or other).
  
 Features: Features:
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   - Works with VE.Can products: MPPT VE.Can Solar Chargers, Skylla-i, and more.   - Works with VE.Can products: MPPT VE.Can Solar Chargers, Skylla-i, and more.
  
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   * Venus OS v2.17 or later   * Venus OS v2.17 or later
   * System must be connected to the internet and communicating to the [[https://​vrm.victronenergy.com|VRM Portal]].   * System must be connected to the internet and communicating to the [[https://​vrm.victronenergy.com|VRM Portal]].
-  * The ''​Two way communication''​ setting, which is on the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]], must be enabled.+  * The ''​Two way communication''​ setting, which is on the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] ​menu -> Settings -> Services, must be enabled.
  
 ==== 2.2 Compatible products ==== ==== 2.2 Compatible products ====
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   - The new firmware file is first uploaded to the system.   - The new firmware file is first uploaded to the system.
-  - Once received and verified, the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] starts updating the firmware of the connected device. This eliminates any problems that could be caused by an intermittent internet connection. In case the internet does break while performing the update, the system will continue with the firmware update.+  - Once received and verified, the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] starts updating the firmware of the connected device. This eliminates any problems that could be caused by an intermittent internet connection. In case the internet does break while performing the update, the system will continue with the firmware update.
  
 ==== 2.4 Where to find the firmware file? ==== ==== 2.4 Where to find the firmware file? ====
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 Remote updating the Lynx Ion BMS 150A, 400A, 600A and 1000A model is possible. Notes: Remote updating the Lynx Ion BMS 150A, 400A, 600A and 1000A model is possible. Notes:
   * The firmware library does not have the files. Download the file from [[https://​professional.victronenergy.com|Victron Professional]] and use the option to self upload a file.   * The firmware library does not have the files. Download the file from [[https://​professional.victronenergy.com|Victron Professional]] and use the option to self upload a file.
-  * Make sure that the [[venus-os:​start|Venus-device]] is powered on the ''​Aux-power output''​. That is the only port that will remain powered during the firmware update process. All others (main contactor, and also Allow-to-charge and Allow-to-discharge signals) will disconnect; causing Multis and also loads to switch off. Once the update is completed, the Lynx BMS will restart and restore everything. +  * Make sure that the [[venus-os:​start|GX device]] is powered on the ''​Aux-power output''​. That is the only port that will remain powered during the firmware update process. All others (main contactor, and also Allow-to-charge and Allow-to-discharge signals) will disconnect; causing Multis and also loads to switch off. Once the update is completed, the Lynx BMS will restart and restore everything. 
-  * In case the update fails, it can be retried; just like all other products. But in case of the Lynx BMS, this has to be done within 5 minutes. Otherwise it will will go to sleep mode and a push on the start button is required.+  * In case the update fails, it can be retried; just like all other products. But in case of the Lynx BMS, this has to be done within 5 minutes. Otherwise it will go to sleep mode and a push on the start button is required.
  
  
vrm_portal/remote-firmware-update.txt · Last modified: 2019-08-20 15:45 by marmour