New Victron Smart Lithium Battery
The latest Victron battery in the store is the following:
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 sheet:
Currently the 150 amp hour and the 200 amp hour models are the only ones with this super compact lightweight form factor.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Troubleshooting Victron Connect Bluetooth
Here are some troubleshooting tips if you are having difficulty connecting to your solar charge controller. 1. The controller must be powered up and connected to a battery. There should be some indication of life such as a flashing light 2. The ...
Can Lithium Batteries be mounted on their side?
No, it says in the Victron Lithium Battery Manual 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. ...