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Luxpower LXP6K vs EG4 6000XP - Software/firmware differences?

JohnV2

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Hi all,

I'm shopping in Canada for the LuxPower LXP6K vs the EG46000XP, and know of course they are virtually the same unit manufuctured by Luxpower. I've read the https://diysolarforum.com/threads/luxpower-lxp6k-vs-eg4-6000xp.72865/ thread.

But what are the differences in software/firmware? I'd like to buy the Luxpower LVP6K version from Volthium (as they appear to have great/accessible) tech support via phone, but the EG4 6000XP obviously benefits from the huge EG4 community/videos/etc ... and custom firmware? EG4 6000XP doesn't officially support the Solar Assistant app... what else? @SignatureSolarJames talk me into 6000XP over the LXP6K?

I'm a DIY self-learner here, so access to support is a huge factor for me. Prices are similar shipping to my location.

My setup will be:
- 4800W solar
- 14.3 kWh EG4 PowerPro battery
- would like to incrementally add 5.12kWH server rack batteries in the future
- all hardware will be in a mostly unheated shed/cabin, that will be heated by propane furnace only after we arrive at this off-grid mountain location in BC. I will likely look to add some seedling mats on separate circuit to help the batteries stay within charging temps while we aren't there (likely only visit the cabin 1-2 times per winter).

Greatly appreciate any thoughts!
 
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The only reason I went with the EG4 6000xp was EG4 has US based support, but looking online I do see a website says Luxpower has an office in Chino, California. I like the fact that two main vendors respond to issues on this forum.
 
Easier for me to get a 6000xp. The luxpower firmware allows grid feedback. Does anyone know if you can flash the lux power firmware? I'm guessing EG4 disabled that option as it isn't certified as a hybrid to export to grid, where I want zero export that the Lux model has enabled.
 
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