Victron VE.Can to CAN-bus BMS type B cable 1.8m (ASS030720018)
Victron VE.Can to CAN-bus BMS type B cable 1.8m use this cable to connect a CAN-bus enabled battery, not from Victron, to a Victron system. See below for the batteries that you can connect this cable to;
A GX-device is required, eg Cerbo GX or Venus GX (VGX)
It is essential to use the CAN-bus connection of the GX device (e.g. Cerbo GX) – this communicates the keep-alive signal, charge and discharge limits, error codes and state of charge (SOC %) between the batteries and the system.
For new systems, the minimum required firmware version for the GX Device (e.g. Cerbo GX is v2.42. It is highly recommended to use the latest firmware version on all connected devices, including the GX device Inverter/Charger and MPPTs. There are regular updates to improve performance and reliability.
Legacy systems installed with v2.15 can continue to be used without upgrade as long as they do not present any issues.