I appreciate that this question may come down to preference, but I would greatly appreciate anyone's input on this if possible. My dad and I are currently installing the VE setup I've purchased for my liveaboard, which includes:
3 x 100ah Lifepo4 batteries
1 x Multiplus 12/3000/120
1 x BMS 12/200
1 x BMV 712 shunt
2 x Power In Bus bars
1 x Cerbo GX & Monitor
1 x Standard 105ah lead acid starter battery
The Victron setup above was recommended to us by the agent who I purchased it from. Since then we have done a good bit of research on the Victron setup, and we are now questioning whether the BMS 12/200 is the best option for our setup... Would anyone recommend the Smart BMS CL 12/100 and or the VE.Bus BMS along with the Cyrix Li Ct?
The Smart BMS does not appear to limit the current draw of the house batteries which the BMS 12/200 does appear to do. The Smart BMS also appears to offer better protection to the starter battery..
Can anyone weigh in on their experience or opinion of these BMS options?