• Batt 4 Diary

    1st Feb 08:40 V=12.82 11:40 Connected to Batts 1 and 2. In 1 minute V=15v 12:10 V=15.52 A=13.7(for 3xBatt) 15:05 Disconnected 2nd Feb :: 02:05 V=12.95 :: 10:00 V=12.83 :: Some charging 3rd Feb :: 00:40 V=13.00 :: 09:20 V=12.87 :: Some charging 4th Feb… more »
  • Inverter Detail

    Managed to retrieve an old extension lead to run a 4" angle grinder, but at 710watts the inverter cut out after 1/10th second so I'm researching inverters that will do 1Kw Looks like a Victron may be good especially as maybe 'Made in India'… more »
  • Diary 2018 :: 01~Jan

    January 17th Using this alone 08:10 START 10:30 15.54v 9A Connected Batt 2 Yield went to 14A voltage to 15.35 10:50 15.58v 11.1A 190W 12:45 FLOAT so SET Float to 15.64 > 15.77 9.6A END 7 hours at 1A = 84W 12.13V End voltage is 12.2v at 0.4A History… more »
  • Discrepancies

    1st Feb When yield went over 1Kw there was no bar representing float. When I disconnected load and reconnected no Load current was noticed so appearing to add another amp to battery. Later again similar switching load on and off takes a while to show… more »
  • Update 8th Feb

    Victron connect automatically updated to V4.3 The noticeable was the removal on the graph of absorption and float bar if they had not been implemented. more »
  • Basic Setup

    In response to a request for help I had these views: I mentioned a number of options to alleviate your dependence on the generator. Given a spend of £600 you could buy 250W panel, 120Ah battery and a MTTP controller and peripherals. The ones I mentioned… more »