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Mid-point Time-to-go?

I have installed BMV 712 with a 420 Ah house battery bank and a 55Ah starter/Aux battery. Everything appears okay except one read-out which I do not understand: looking at the display modes, when I come to the "Time-to-go" display I get the mid-point characters (as shown on p.5 of the manual, under 1.2 b), instead of getting any kind of number as shown on p. 8. What am I missing or not understanding?

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markus answered ·

This stands for INFINITE.

When this appears on BMV, there is more power going into the battery than out. So The Time To Go is infinite.

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Excellent! The power of pictures!!
This question had me scratching my head for a long time. I never thought for a second that it could be saying INF.

mee too :o)

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selah answered ·

Paging through the manual on p.8, it says that the results for "Time-to-go" would be the estimated remaining hours to reach the discharge floor. But look what it shows. This was done will the battery bank was in float at 100% charge.


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Martijn Coster (Victron Energy Staff) answered ·
Hello Selay, ( @Selah)


Can you sent a photo of this?

Can you check which firmware is in the unit?

best regards
Martijn Coster


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