May 9th, 2024
VE.Bus firmware v510 - grid code improvements

Release notes for VE.Bus firmware version v510:

  • Added gridcodes: Czech, Poland
  • Split the combined G98/G99 gridcode in two separate gridcodes. With G98 being limited to 16A.
  • Enabled the appendix M. gridcodes of AS/NZS4777 for standard Multis/Quattros (installation requires external Island …
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May 7th, 2024
Lynx Smart BMS & Lynx BMS NG v1.09 - improved pre-charge performance
This release fixes an issue specific to the Lynx Smart BMS 1000A models that caused a pre-charge error when pre-charging large capacities at 48V.
It also improves pre-charge performance at all voltages.

How to install:

This firmware update is available now as a man…

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May 6th, 2024
SmartSolar v1.64 - stability improvements to specific models

Solar Charge Controller firmware v1.64 contains a few model specific changes:

  • SmartSolar 75/10 and 75/15: fix stability issue that could cause it to freeze during shutdown and startup, only continuing after a power cycle. Applies only to HQ2235 and later.
  • SmartSolar 100/20: fix stability issue …
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April 23rd, 2024
VE.Bus firmware v550 - improved Error 11 method for relay test fault on Quattro-II
We've released new VE.Bus firmware version v550 for the Quattro-II. The changes are:
  1. Improved Error 11 detection reliability on Quattro-II models, especially in areas with frequent load-shedding and/or other grid failures.
  2. Various internal changes in the code, which is why its renum…
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April 22nd, 2024
Venus OS v3.31 - various improvements

Good afternoon,

Just now released, Venus OS v3.31, brings various stability improvements as well as an update of Signal K Server:

  • Fix a bug that can cause the onscreen UI to show a green square as well as Remote Console locking up. This issue was introduced in v3.30.
  • Fix EVCS …
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March 19th, 2024
Venus OS v3.30 - Peak shaving for ESS

Released today, Venus OS v3.30 adds various highlights:

  • Peakshaving for Victron ESS systems featuring an Energy Meter
  • Improvements to our new Marine MFD App, including much faster loading
  • Various other fixes and improvements.

For further details, see the Venus OS v3.30 blogpost.

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March 13th, 2024
VictronConnect v6.00 - Settings Lock

Good day!

Today we are releasing VictronConnect App v6.00. The main highlight is the new settings lock:

The new setting lock feature allows installers, and OEMs like RV and boat builders, to lock critical settings to prevent accidental changes being made to a system's operating parameters. A…

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February 27th, 2024
Venus OS v3.22 - stability improvements

Good day!

Today we released Venus OS v3.22. It contains stability improvements that affect a few specific system types and situations:

  • Fix MQTT issue that caused time-outs and/or internal MQTT service restart in systems where the GX was receiving many MQTT writes. This affects systems with cust…
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February 21st, 2024
VictronConnect v5.105 - Orion XS and more

Today we've released an update of our VictronConnect App, v5.105. Last week there was also a new version, here are the highlights of both combined:

  • A new firmware release for the Orion XS, which adds VE.Smart Networking.
  • The Orion XS has been added to the demo product library.
  • Added …
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February 19th, 2024
Venus OS v3.21 - MQTT protocol fix

Good day!

Today we released Venus OS v3.21. It contains just one change:

  • Fix MQTT issue that prevented writing negative numbers over the MQTT protocol. This bug affected systems with customer-own software, for example special control loops that run a different ESS algorithm than the standard Vi…
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February 16th, 2024
Victron battery compatibility now more accepting of 3rd party lithium batteries
We have updated the Victron battery compatibility list to make it much clearer that 3rd party managed lithium batteries are now welcome to be used with Victron equipment.
We maintained this tested battery list to help reduce issues, and guide installers to select batteries with known setti…
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February 13th, 2024
Venus OS v3.20 - Orion XS, new Marine MFD app and more

Good morning!

Today we are releasing Venus OS v3.20. The two highlights are:

  1. Add support for our new Orion XS 12/12 50A DC-DC Battery Charger.
  2. Completely renewed Marine HTML5 App. Readability is increased, look and feel is much improved, and lastly tank level readout has been added. Also …
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