Can someone help validate / correct my understanding on the above.
I am trying to understand in simple terms what is happening in these states of charge. I have read Energy Unlimited - and other documents - I think I've got my head around it - but fear I haven't understood it correctly. Be gentle with me if I am being stupid :-).
The charger throws amps in to the battery - as many as it can (while being limited by any specific limits set in the charger). As loads of amps pile in to the battery - the battery voltage rises. When the battery voltage reaches the specified absorption V - bulk stops - and absorption starts. This phase will simply go on as long as it takes - to get to the battery V to the set absorption V. This could take 1 minute, 1 hours, 3 hours....
The charger continues to throw amps at the battery - but in this phase it doesn't allow the voltage to go above the specified absorption V. So, as time goes on, in this phase, the number of Amps drop off, as the battery gets fuller, the charger requires less amps to maintain the battery at the specified V. Eventually the number of Amps being thrown at the battery drops to almost nothing - to hold the battery at the specified absorption V. At this stage, or, when hitting the time limit set for absorption, the charge stops absorption and switches to float. This phase will go on for as long as it takes, or, for a specified time if time limited in settings of any given charger.
The charger now just holds the battery at a lower specified voltage - trickling the lowest number of Amps in to the battery that it can- to maintain the float Voltage.
Feedback please - am I way off the mark ?
hi, i would like to know if victron mppt charge controllers support wind turbines? if yes could i run 2 controllers in parallel, one with solar and one with a wind turbine?
MK3 multiplus v5.8beta1., mac os VictronConnect. password ?
With a 50 amp electrical system in my RV, I'd like to install a Multiplus 3000 inverter/charger. I have three Battle Born LiPO4 batteries in parallel. My shore power is a 4-wire and there are two legs on the distribution panel. One of the companies that sells Victron adds a "Smart Phase Selector" in their 50 Amp RV upgrade. Can I install the Multiplus 3000 without this added device?Will the inverter/charger work in this regard?
Can anyone kindly give me a straight forward explantion to what is the difference between Non-Isolated vs Isolated Orion-Tr. I am trying to regulate the current coming from the starter battery/alternator to charge my 720AH 12v battery bank. at the moment they are connected via VSR which is not healthy i think :)
Hi all, does any body know if Victron have made stencils for Visio for their Victron Products?
Or if any body else made it and made it free to use.
It makes lite so much easier when making my schematics.
Any update on VE.Smart networking for the Orion Smart Tr DC to DC chargers? I'll have an MPPT and two 30A DC to DC chargers and it would be excellent if they all knew each other on the same battery bank.
[moderator's note: edited to show "VE.Smart Networking" rather than "VE.Bus Networking"]
I’m trying to spec a system using all Victron kit and looking at the 100/30 MPPT charge controller. Does that controller accept 24 volts from solar panels and charge 12 volt batteries?
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Having recently had a 4 x 100 Ah LiFePO4 system installed, I am finding hard to shake off the habits learned from a crappy lead acid system & allowing the state of charge to dip to 50% goes against the instincts learned from past experiences.
What am I safe to use out of these batteries?
Lots of hearsay, not too many hard facts.
They say that Lithium batteries don't need to be charged in absoption mode. I've heard that when charging Lithium you should go from Bulk straight to Float. Will setting the absorption time to zero achieve this? What about setting the absoption voltage to a really low voltage that is never achievable? What do others on this forum know of this? What settings do others use when charging their caravan Lithium battery? MPPT Bluesolar 100/30, Sentry 300AH Lithium, 300W solar.
My victron mppt 100/50 in 12V mode says Nominal max is 700W, but down the bottom it says "If more PV power is connected, the controller will limit input power. "
What happens If I hook up 900Watts of solar to controller? & This is the full 900watts noon summertime.
Does it simple take in 700W & the rest is wasted/left? Will doing this damage the controller?
wie kann ich die Einspeisung verhindern am AC In bei einem MultiPlus2 bei
Da in Deutschland keine Einspeisung auch die 0 Watt Einspeisung ohne Genehmigung
des Netzbetreibers nicht erlaubt ist.
Hub4 funktioniert auch nicht ohne Einspeisung und HUB1 ist wegen der
Spannungssteuerung keine Alternative.
Meine Anlage ist DC verbunden.
- 2 Mppt Laderegler
- 1 MulitPlus-II 48/3000/35-32
- 3 Pylontech US2000
- Venus GX
Wozu gibt es im Multiplus bei Grid Code - Settings die Einstellung
-> Use Aux1 as disable FeedIn signal.
Freue mich auf eine Antwort.