Resetting your BMV battery monitor when you get new batteries
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 from the instruction manual that tells you how to reset the historical data or do a complete factory reset:
Troubleshooting your BMV Battery Monitor
There aren't a lot of things to go wrong with the BMV battery monitor. It consists of three parts, lets look at each in turn: 1. The meter itself. This is the least likely item to give trouble, it rarely is the culprit. You can inspect the ...
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, ...
Additional BMV troubleshooting and parameters
The article below explains how the warranty procedure works for Victron. It sounds to me like your meter is working but maybe not adjusted correctly. There are all kinds of adjustments you can do to the meter to make sure it is getting a correct ...
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 ...
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 ...