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Venus GX digital inputs

Hi all.

Just wanted to double check before I go wiring things.

Basically I just want to connect a door sensor (simple reed switch) and smoke detector (relay COM and NO) to the digital inputs on the GX, to activate the input you just need to bridge between the ground in the RJ12 plug and one of the input pins in the connector, is this correct?

Just as long as there is no voltage fed into the sensor pins?


Cheers

Venus GX - VGX
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wkirby answered ·

Yes, use dry contacts (AKA potential free contacts) between GND (pin5) and your chosen input.

https://www.victronenergy.com/live/venus-gx:start#wiring_details

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josmeijer answered ·

Use a breakout board (and standard 6-pole telephone wire) to make things easier

€ 5,13 | RJ11/RJ12 6P6C Jack 2-Way Buss Breakout Board, Klemmenblok, Connector.

https://a.aliexpress.com/_mPpMsXD

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