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Communication through MK2 cable to the PC

Hello. I´ve seen in some tutorials that to configure my Victron equipment with my PC is necessary to communicate it through an ethernet cable and a Victron MK2 connector to plug it in to my computer to a USB port. I want to ask if any one knows if I have to use the Victron MK2 adaptor or if I can use any other ethernet-UBS adapter for the communication. Thank you.

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You cannot use an Ethernet to USB adapter because the interface is VE.bus, not Ethernet. Compatible adapters are stated in the products user manual. Also, there is a lot of information in this document:
https://www.victronenergy.com/upload/documents/Whitepaper-Data-communication-with-Victron-Energy-products_EN.pdf

More information about connecting is in the VEConfigure manual here:

https://docs.victronenergy.com/veconfigure.html

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