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    Batrium WatchMon5 firmware device error

    Batrium sent me a link to SOFTWARE: Upgrading the Watchmon Firmware - Batrium Knowledge Base. It states that if you click the COG icon you can force the override. Worked for me!
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    Batrium WatchMon5 firmware device error

    I received my Batrium package yesterday (yay!!) and was going through the initial setup when I ran into an issue on step 3. The WM5 firmware update stalled and when I restarted the process with the ESP32 Firmware Updater, I got "Error: No Response From Device". Drivers and COM Port are good. I...
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    ESP32 help

    CRaccani/smart-BMS-NodeMCU (github.com)
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    ESP32 help

    It works well for viewing voltages. I don't know if you'll be able to trigger relays.
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    ESP32 help

    Success!
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    ESP32 help

    Got it!ESP8266 is on order. I should havegone that route in the first place. :rolleyes: Thanks folks!
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    ESP32 help

    I don't want to use bluetooth anymore, since it requires me to be in the shed with my batteries.
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    ESP32 help

    BMS currently has a bluetooth communication dongle. I'm looking to swap that out with wifi capabilities of my ESP32 dev board. I researched the following three github apps: https://github.com/CRaccani/smart-BMS-NodeMCU https://github.com/tomcosk/BMSBatteryMonitor...
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    ESP32 help

    Do any of you know somebody familiar with ESP32 dev boards? I'm trying to get data from my 'Smart' Chinese BMS. I have the ESP32 but have no idea how to make this work.
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    10AWG battery pack interconnects heating up

    The 70A was a "peak output power" scenarioand I'm glad I tested and got your suggestions. My busbars are 6AWG bare copper. I'll double up the 10AWGinterconnects. My inverter/charger has a discharge-chargebattery monitor but I'll add the wire to my external BMS for pack-levelredundancy.Thanks to...
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    10AWG battery pack interconnects heating up

    I thought thedraw from each individual pack would be 5 amps? My main positive and negative cablesare 4/0.
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    10AWG battery pack interconnects heating up

    I was doing a load test today drawing 70+ amps from my battery packs. It is a 48V system (14S120P) with 10AWG pack interconnnect wiresand XT60 connectors. Theinterconnect wires were getting pretty hot. I was a little surprised because the 10AWG should be able to carry that current without...
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    pv and charger

    I found this tool helpful when choosing my panels and inverter combination. http://www.midnitesolar.com/sizingTool/index.php
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    wanted 1 tonne laptop packs.

    I contacted my State E-Cycle Program and I was able to buy scrap laptop batteries from a bulk recycling processor in my area. I initially purchased 200 lbs and they received new quantities each month.
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