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Old 18-11-2017, 05:50   #1
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Error #7 alarms on my Victron Quattro 12/3000/120 Inverter/Charger

I've recently been getting Error #7 alarms on my Victron Quattro 12/3000/120 Inverter/Charger- the BMS then turns off the inventor and it lights up when turned back on. After an while (sometimes a few minutes - sometimes several hours) it resets itself and all is good. It happens when the batteries are topped up or not.

Victron Online says:

"Error 7 - VE.Bus BMS detected, but not configured

A VE.Bus BMS device is connected but there is no Assistant loaded which handles the VE.Bus BMS.
Solution: configure the use of the VE.Bus BMS in one of the Assistants.
"

Connected up with VE.Configure3 and saw BMS Assistant was there. Upgraded it to latest level. Unfortunately this hasn't fixed the problem. It seems to occur about 5 minutes after the genset is turned off and a couple of minutes after I put a significant load on the system (eg. coffee maker).

I've had someone look at it in Charleston who has been talking to Victron but no joy as yet.

Has anyone seen a similar problem? And if so, what dod you do to correct it.
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