Recent content by TomC4306

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    Discharged to 8v

    Don't let it sit down there. Get a charge on it now.
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    Overkill BMS 48V Balance lead location

    After main negative is connected, attach the remaining wires IN ORDER. 1st cell positive, 2nd cell positive, etc. Regardless of color. Notice wire color on cell 10 and 11.
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    JBD BMS app does not work

    Hmm... Thousands of others working fine. But it just CAN'T be something you are doing...
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    Top Balancing "How to"

    You're getting there.. watch closely over the next several hours
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    Idle 'no load' Consumption: Specs vs Your Personal Observation

    MPPSolar PIP3048LV-MK pair in split phase. 48 volt 3000 watts each 34-38 watts each no load
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    Victron 100/50 always in bulk

    You're right. I didn't see that.
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    Question about GroWatt all-in-ones

    Correct. A pre-configured raspberry pi connected USB to the inverters. No affiliation but I love it. Provides rich data. I have an experimented with power management yet but understand it to be changing output mode from SBU to SUB on a schedule also dependent on SOC.
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    Question about GroWatt all-in-ones

    That AC charging anomaly was one of the items that led me to go MPP solar. With respect to scheduling, see this link scroll to the bottom and look at power management.
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    Victron 100/50 always in bulk

    First issue is 21.6 volts open circuit * 5 panels is greater than the 100 volt maximum input on that solar charge controller. Second, you have 300 amp hours worth batteries that probably arrived to you and 30 or 40% state of charge. Did you charge them all up before connecting them? If not then...
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    Problem with JBD BMS bluetooth

    For whatever reason, when that app initializes, it looks for location services to be on. Once connected you can then turn it off, but each time you launch that app the GPS needs to be on
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    Problem with JBD BMS bluetooth

    Is GPS turned on in your phone?
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    A question about the "missing low temp sensor" problem...

    No. In use, the circuit board heats up and would pervert the temp readings. Low temp sense must be on the cells!
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    Our NEW GO-TO LiFePO4 vendor...09.20.21

    Thank you @ghostwriter66 for sharing this supplier. Ordered 16 EVE 160's 10/21 There was no stock in Houston so had to be shipped from China. Fedex shipper printed 10/26. Tracking went live 12/24 when Fedex picked up from customs. 10 scans later, they were delivered today 1/2. Boxes in good...
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    Yes.. thank you.