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Old 26-03-2019, 18:28   #16
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Re: Two Victron MPPT 100/30 SmartSolar Controllers - Not Charging

I think Lifeline batteries like to float at 13.3 volts, prior to any temperature correction. I have your battery/controller setup, and used the app to set my float to the lower voltage.
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I think Lifeline batteries like to float at 13.3 volts, prior to any temperature correction. I have your battery/controller setup, and used the app to set my float to the lower voltage.
Thanks, I'll check that today!
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Re: Two Victron MPPT 100/30 SmartSolar Controllers - Not Charging

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Just as a reminder to everyone that uses Victron charge controllers, they have had several upgrades in firmware and would recommend when you connect to the Internet that you update to the latest and greatest. They continue to maximize energy harvesting and improve some of their charging algorithms, the upgrade software is free so take advantage of it.
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I think Lifeline batteries like to float at 13.3 volts, prior to any temperature correction. I have your battery/controller setup, and used the app to set my float to the lower voltage.
Yup, you were right. The default, was close, but was a little high. I used the app and changed both controllers as well.

Thanks for the heads up!
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Re: Two Victron MPPT 100/30 SmartSolar Controllers - Not Charging

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The fuse where the solar output connects to the battery is blown!
I would go with this. I had a blown fuse on one of my controllers, there was no real indication of it in the display/app, the controller just seemed to act strange, showing weird voltages, and never any current.
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I would go with this. I had a blown fuse on one of my controllers, there was no real indication of it in the display/app, the controller just seemed to act strange, showing weird voltages, and never any current.
You are absolutely correct!
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