BMV 700 Battery Monitor Frequently Asked Questions
BMV Parameter Settings:
In order for the Victron battery Monitor (BMV700,702,712) to properly track state of charge (SOC) of the battery bank some parameter settings may need to be adjusted.
- Set the BMV battery size in “amp hours” to match your bank size.
- Adjust the BMV ”Charged Voltage” to be .3 V below the float voltage of your charging source.
- If charging from a solar charge controller, adjust the “Absorption Voltage” .3 V below the setting of the solar charge controller.
- Peukert Exponent set to : 1.25 lead acid(default), 1.05 LiIon
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