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duswami asked

Does ESS function require use of a GX device?

Hello, in order to use ESS, must I have a GX device such as Venus or Cerbo? If so, which is better?

ESScerbo gxVenus GX - VGX
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wkirby answered ·

Yes, you need a GX device.
As far as which one id better, the choice is yours. Take a look at the comparison table to help you decide which one suits you better.
The CerboGX is the later model and allows connection of an external display touchxreen whereas the VenusGX does not.
https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:start#comparison_table

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Matthias Lange - DE answered ·

https://www.victronenergy.com/live/ess:start

Yes you need a GX device.

https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-os:start

Which is the best depends on what you want to do exactly.

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