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y a t'il moyen de désactiver le wifi sur easysolar II GX ?


Existe t'il un moyen de désactiver complètement le wifi sur le dispositif gx equipant l'easysolar II ? Un client potentiel qui a des problèmes d'hypersensibilité aux ondes EM me soumet le problème suite à mon devis de système autoconso ESS.


yann asked
Thierry Cortassa (Victron Energy Staff) answered ·

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GX display on my EasySolar-II GX is frozen again

7 days ago GX display on my EasySolar-II GX froze.

I did the on/off "procedure" and it came back but there was a error #10 as a result.

Is there a way to reset GX display wthout havig to reset the whole unit?

marekp asked
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Increased Data usage with V2.60 and/or VRM

I am using a color control GX on my boats system, it is connected to a 4G Wifi router, Since this week I notice quit high consumption of data, which could only be used by the GX! (4.5GB in 5 days!)

Could it be the new version 2.60 is using more data?

And/ or will the new VRM protal use more?


harold asked
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Temperatur Value on Display ColorControl or Cerbo GX

I like to see the temperatur values on the display of ColorControl/Cebro GX (Motorhome & Boat View).

Is there a way to customize the view of the GX?

michu-gehri asked
chris-john answered ·

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How can I extend the distance between the Cerbo GX and GX touch 50 screen?

Hello I want to use the Cerbo GX with GX touch 50 in a place without internet connexion, there is 50 meters between the screen and the Cerbo GX, is it possible to work with bluetooth or with cable connection. ? Thanks for your answer.

solguy asked
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Looking for input - 4 to 20mA and 0 to 10V senders

Hello Community!

We’re considering to add a USB accessory to our GX product range, to add 0 to 10V, as well 4 to 20mA inputs.

But since all of us have very limited experience with 4 to 20mA tank senders, we're looking for some input:

  1. Is it always 4mA = tank empty, and 20mA is tank is full? Or do the empty and full levels need to be configurable in a software setting on the GX Device?
  2. And how important is it that the transducer can be powered by our device?
  3. Anything else we should keep in mind when designing a 4 to 20mA input? Good features you have seen else where?

Also, if you are using 4 to 20 mA senders, please post a link to a datasheet or specs below. And if you have an opinion on the sender, what you like/don't like, welcome to add that.

Lastly, most questions above are for 4 to 20mA, not for 0 to 10V - but if you have special comments about 0 to 10V, welcome as well - obviously. The product we have in mind will have inputs that can be used for both types.

Note, that this is quite early in the product development, I can’t say anything for now with regards to availability dates.

All the best and thank you! Matthijs

ps. just to prevent any question about this: we'll soon launch a new Venus OS version that can work with irregular tank shapes, as well as naming tanks and some more features: all those features will also available for the 0 to 10V and 4 to 20mA inputs. Details here.

mvader (Victron Energy) asked
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AC1 on GX screen


I had error 7 on the display of my GX unit, then after configuring it it now displays AC1, how do i correct the fault


paulw asked

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Connect GX touch 50 to Easysolar 2 GX?


Can i use a GX Touch 50 on my Easysolar 2 GX to display information?

REgards, Stig

stigandresen asked
Matthias Lange - DE commented ·

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CANBus interface on GX
I have mainly a Victron system installed in a 5th Wheel RV; 1020W of Solar panels thru a 105V/100A MPPT solar controller, and a 12V/3000W/120A Inverter/Charger for shore side charging with a Bluetooth VE buss smart dongle. I installed it myself and used a MK2-USB to set up the Mulitiplus for the 500 Amps of AGM batteries I have. I also have a BMV-712 to monitor the system. I'm interested in upgrading to Lithium batteries and also adding one of the GX devices to be able to remotely monitor my system (I currently only use bluetooth locally).

I'm looking at Lithionics batteries, their internal BMS models have an output cable that supports RVIA RV-C and CANbus information, specifically it provides battery Voltage and Current data, battery Temperature and SOC data, remaining Ah capacity, desired charger state and charge specs, HVC and LVC status, total Ah capacity and current Power, accepts ON/OFF/Charge-ON commands and a few others. The link for the information specifications and protocols is here.

I've tried asking and looking around, but can't find anyone with answers. I would like to know if any of the Victron Venus GX or Color Control GX or Cerbo GX interfaces can accept this data from the Lithionics GTX12V315A batteries internal BMS using the CANBus data interface. And if all I would need is the Lithionics cable (75-H1FCR-CS2 Ampseal 8 Harness Kit), to plug into one of the GX's.

Also, is specific programming required for the GX?

green-monster asked
banana answered ·

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Webhooks on VRM API or GX - Alerting on Grid Loss

Given the ongoing local grid instability and perennial rolling blackouts in South Africa, we really need a better way than email alerts to signal a grid loss.

We're currently developing a small daemon to run on the GX device to catch a grid loss and trigger an event remotely but that will require us installing that custom code on every GX device we ship and that's going to be harder than it should be.

Two solutions come to mind:

1. Allow calling a custom webhook directly from the GX device on grid loss.

2. Allow calling a custom webhook from the VRM API (configured for the site inside VRM) on grid loss.

I would prefer the first solution because it would not be delayed by the reporting interval configured on the device.


warwick asked
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Uploading GX file from SD card


Where is this SQLite file uploaded TO???

At first instance VRM portal said it DID work.

I cannot find its destination. Where is it?

All subsequent attempts have failed?

Failing this, how do I view the data on my computer. This is all I want to do and surely it cannot be so difficult and clumsy


saltwatersolar asked
saltwatersolar answered ·

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Feature Request - GX and VRM - Ve.direct devices tracked through unique identifier NOT the device ID

It seems to be pretty well documented that there are issues with ve.direct devices shuffling around device IDs in a system. This is an extreme nuisance for multiple reasons. Firstly, your device history in the GX and VRM essentially get lost. Secondly, if you have a well defined Advanced view in VRM with many widgets, these have to be redone every time the device IDs get shuffled which is a considerable pain due to the interface. While a pretty interface, it is NOT at all an enjoyable process to arrange your widgets in VRM.

I have had this happen twice now in my system in the last 3 days and it is very frustrating and really breaks your historical data used for trending and analysis.

It seems that currently, devices get tracked by their ve.direct device id (288+). This is a transient value that appears to get assigned to devices when they are connected/on power up (or if a random reshuffle occurs?) and is simple a bus communication port. Given that every device has a unique serial number (and likely other under the hood identifiers as well) why isn't data logged against that vs against the device ID which seems to change randomly without reason. This would represent a much more "stable" view into your data and allow me to trust the long term trends much more.


cookinwitdiesel asked

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3rd party external antenna for GSM GX

Hey everyone.

We are about to install many systems in remote places in Africa and will use the GSM GX module for internet connection. Since a lot of the places will have poor connectivity, I am looking at improving the signal with an external antenna.

However, the option offered by Victron (below pic) seems quite limited. The cable is only 0.25 meter long, you need a screw base to attach it somewhere and the gain is only 3 dBi...


Does anyone have experience using antennas from other manufacturers for that?

Will 3rd party antennas work if we make sure to get one with the same type of cable, connector and frequency ranges? Is there anything else to take into account?

Thanks in advance and much sun to all!

jordifax asked
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Has DC System - Incorrect Consumption in VRM when Phoenix Inverter is run on DC

Hey everyone,

I am running an off-grid system with a GX Device and an MPPT, BMV and Phoenix Inverter 12/800. I also have DC loads connected to the system. As long as the inverter is not running, the consumption values in VRM are perfectly valid, but as the inverter runs, the values measured are off, as the inverter power is just added ON TOP of the DC Load Power which already includes all the current drawn by the inverter.

Is there a way to configure the GX Device to ignore the AC Power measurements, as they are already included in the DC Load? If not: it'd be great to have an option in the menu that states that the inverter is run on the DC system. Otherwise I am unable to reliably log the system consumption...



steffend asked
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Geofence - GPS / no GPS notifications


Does anyone know the parameters for information update to VRM?

I have a new instillation on my boat.

(3x 315w panels / MPPT 100 |50 / BMV 712 smart / Color GX / 2x 300ah Relion LifePo4 )

Geofence looks very useful to me to know where the boat is or if it has moved.

I was trying different USB GPS modules and unplugged one that was working and fell asleep before I received notification of no GPS signal. When I plugged in a new GPS it was only a matter of minutes to come back online.

It would be interesting to know how the geofence parameters are set

kiwidiver asked

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Venus GX Modbus TCP forwarding Solaredge PV production?

Hi !

I'm using openWB to charge my EV. Unfortunately the Solaredge PV inverter allows only one concurrent TCP connection.

That means if the GX device is talking to the Solaredge the communication to the openWB is blocked.

But I've seen in the Modbus TCP menu of the (Venus-)GX that there is an entry for the SE PV inverter. I checked so far the documentation of the GX but without success.

Can anybody explain me what this means? May be I can use it to retrieve the production of the SE via the GX device.


Thanks !


deichel asked
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Dvcc with incompatible firmware #48

Just installed 5.21 beta VictronConnect. It upgraded my mppt smart solar to 1.48. my color control has a notification error

system warning Dvcc with incompatible firmware #48

what should I do about this error message?

Jerry L Johnson asked
matejs answered ·

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Gen start / alarm beacon wisdom

Some details on the system

Quattro 15000 with fronius 6k ac coupled on ac 1 out.

Honda eu7000is backup generator.

Color control gx

I would like to have a generator with auto start hooked up and have a strobe beacon which flashes due to alarms. My question is which relay inputs on the gx and quattro would you use? I'm thinking the relay on the gx would be used for the beacon. And a relay used on the quattro for the generator start/stop. Would I lose functionality if the generator was controlled by the quattro instead of the gx?

shayner asked
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Connecting a smaller charge controller instead of a VE.CAN controller

I have a common, main DC bus bar.

I am sending 48VDC to it from various energy sources: solar, wind, hydro, a DC generator, and AC energy converted to 48VDC.

To avoid overcharging the batteries after the 48VDC bus bar, I am using VE.CAN chargers that are connected between them as a master with slaves.

One of the problems I have is that each solar panel is connected to a single VE.CAN MPPT charger. The solar panel is too small in relation to the smallest MPPT charger.

Due to shading issues I cannot connect more than one solar panel per MPPT charger.

Is there a way to connect the solar panel to a smaller MPPT charge controller without interfering with the current arrangement of not overcharging the battery or having chargers in standby?

Could a GX display or some other device help me to achieve this? Could up to six solar panels be connected through a GX display, for instance, and could this group (solar panels and device) become a slave of the master MPPT charge controller?

I thank you in advance for any assistance.

blue-sails asked
blue-sails answered ·

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2 x Multiplus II in parallel + CT transformer + ET112 (PVmeter) + ESS

I installed a second Multiplus II 3000/48/35 this week. The system have now 40 Kwh Lifepo4 (BMV 700), 2 x MultiPlus II in parallel, master unit with current transformer, Fronius IG connected to ACout with ET112 and MPPT 150/45 Charger.


The -259W on Grid is not correct… external meter shows near 0 watts. The real house Loads in not 271W, but 271W+259W





Till last week (with one only Multiplus) I haven´t this problems. What I have changed:

- Multiplus with 2629473.vff firmware

- Venus GX from V2.51 to V2.53

Any suggestion?

jgd-ess asked
jgd-ess commented ·

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Gx anything offer programmable timer?

Can the relais be used as a programmable timer? Through VRM the device has the time so it should be easy. I cant find any reference though.


ripper asked
Guy Stewart (Victron Community Manager) answered ·

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GX GSM settings menu

GX GSM is not on my settings list , so can't get GSM too culminate with Easysolar 48/5000/70. Have checked SIM in another phone and can call and receive calls on an old phone in exact location of GSM Aerial ? Can someone please help . It is an optus SIM in Australia

les asked
ejrossouw answered ·

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Multiplus disable charging and retain passthru 220v.

I have multiplus installation 12-1200 with latest firmware 2607469, REC BMS and color gx panel. Everything works as it should, but I want to be able to deactivate charging and still be able to have 220v (passthru). The problem is that I can set the input current limit to 0 on multiplus. Have tried to disable assistant in VEConfig without success. As an alternative, I have also tried to set the charge in multiplus to 13.15v and deactivate VE.Can communication with BMS for that multiplus to balance cells between 40-60% capacity, but multiplus does not respond and continues charging up to 14V which is value BMS normally seems. Must Multiplus be reset or restarted for settings to be saved after programming with VEConfig?

jonnys asked
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Can I see more info on the Color control GX screen? Like AC voltage?

Hello to everyone, I am a Victron technician in Greece and I have a request from many customers. On almost all installations of color control and multiplus or Quattro and sometimes ES112 they want to view current and voltage at the icons because they don’t want to go to the menu list. They don’t care about watt because they don’t know how to calculate every time. Please is possible to add this at the gx home page?

smart-marine asked
Alexandra answered ·

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Venus GX system off and limited data displayed

Hi there, I have a Phoenix Smart, and MPPT Smart and a Phoenix inverter all connected happily via Ve.Bus (one USB) and two temp. sensors and showing data in the textual overview but the system shows off in the colourful widget screen and all I see is battery voltage. Have I connected something wrong?

sy-woodwind asked
sy-woodwind answered ·

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Can’t connect to remote console

Hi all

For a few days now I cannot connect to the remote console either through Victron connect app or VRM.

Any advice please? As I cannot monitor battery levels which are critical this time of year.


willowfarm asked
willowfarm commented ·

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the NEW Cerbo GX - specs?

Has anyone seen specs for the Cerbo GX? And, when it will be available for purchase? I was about to buy an Octo GX, but now I see this device referenced in some Victron marketing materials, and I want to know more about the Cerbo.

rascally asked
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Venus GX Dead ?

Hi all,

I have a Venus GX which worked for several months but seems 'dead' now.
When booting (power cycle), the red/green LED flashes very briefly and the network connector green led also. After that no other sign of life. No LED (no green, no red), no network activity.
I have disconnected everything but power, tried to press button for 4 seconds but still no sign of life.

Any suggestions ?



Filip Onkelinx asked
Matthias Lange - DE answered ·

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Data consumption comparaison Color Control

Good morning,

we are challenging some big data consumption on our differents sites.

I have found the Q18 : What is the data usage of the Color Control GX, but it does not answer all my question.

We have 2 differents type of site :

Model A : Color Control GX + QUattro 48/15000 + BMV-702 + Blue solar Charger MPPT 150/85

Model B : Colo Control GX + QUattro 48/15000 + PV Inverter Fronius Symo 12.5-3M

On our side, the consumption of data between our 2 models is more then X2 and we would like to understand if it can be link to our Victron technology , as the site is not synchronizing regularly due to our lack of data.

Second question : Firmware update mentionned in the Q18 ; how can we be awarded of those update and weight in MB ?

Thanks a lot

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