Can Lithium Batteries be mounted on their side?
No, it says in the Victron Lithium Battery Manua
l that the batteries must be mounted upright. You can put them vertically on top of each other if the weight is being carried by a shelf and not being passed down to the battery below.
Suite of Victron parts for Lithium batteries on a boat
The full suite of Victron parts would include the following: Batteries VE Bus BMS - the battery management system BMV 712 battery monitor MultiPlus inverter charger Remote for MultiPlus The Color Control GX (CCGX) is optional, it doesnt do anything, ...
Resetting your BMV battery monitor when you get new batteries
The instructions for the Victron BMV battery monitor are here. The BMV learns the history of your batteries over time. When you replace the batteries you need to erase the history and start again. Here is what it stores: Here is the relevant part ...
Can I add another Lithium battery later?
If by later date you mean in a month or two yes, but if you mean a year from now, the answer is no. With these batteries they go to a lot of trouble to keep all the cells identical. They have cell balancing within the battery to keep all the cells ...
New Victron Smart Lithium Battery
The latest Victron battery in the store is the following: BAT512120610 LiFePO4 Battery 12,8V/200Ah Smart These are about half the weight of the current model and clock in at 20.5 kg versus the 43 kg of the previous model. Here they are on the spec ...
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Our Technical Pages has an index to the technical articles on our website. This index includes all our blog posts. In addition our Blog is divided up into sections as follows: Alternators System Integration Battery Chargers Battery Combiners ...