If you own a Victron Smart Charge Solar controller..

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  1. HandyAndy

    HandyAndy Funster

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    I don't know what solar charge controllers most of you run but if you have one of these, it would be wise to get this update downloaded as it prevents the possibility of the unit failing!

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    Important firmware update for SmartSolar Chargers


    We recently released a firmware update for our SmartSolar Chargers. This fix is especially important for all 150V and 250V SmartSolar Charger models. The BlueSolar Charger range is not affected.

    The new v1.37 firmware fixes a problem that can, in certain cases, cause the device to fail.

    If you notice that your Solar Charger is no longer charging the batteries; or, in the case of larger models, it is behaving erratically – then the hardware has already failed and the unit will need to be replaced, as by that stage it will be too late to apply the firmware fix.

    This update will prevent the failure from occurring."

    Thank me later :D
     
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    @eddievanbitz ?

    not sure which one i have and if needs be, how?
     
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    The BlueSolar Charger range is not affected.
    Phew! we have the 75/15 Blue Smart Charger, which I guess will be the most popular sold.
    Very Pleased with it thus far, can strongly recomend.
    Les
     
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    thanks all i will go through it all when my head clears again!
     
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    You on the pop already? It's only half six! :p :D
     
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    half seven here! No just not soaked up the methods busy day n tired. Tis now wine o'clock though!
     
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    Update for my update :D
     
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    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    connected to mine today no updates showed it is a BMV700
     
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    You have a BlueSolar so no worries
     
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    No updates for our Smart solar in the last 3 days.??
     
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    Many thanks for your reassurance @eddievanbitz Superb service as usual!
     
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    A BMV is a battery monitor not the smart solar charge controller, that may well be your "interface to it" but I have no clue other than that.
     

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