Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart Quality, and displays real-time accurate information on your battery whether the battery charger is plugged. You can view data on your battery from Victron App, Easy and quick. BMV-712 Smart has many good features compared to other similar products.
Why use Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart:
You can see how your battery is being charged, it needs to be charged so that no damage occurs to the battery, and you can see the power consumption in the caravan and loading of the battery. You can also see how long you you can apply your battery without connecting 230 It was Strøm – Read all the time in real time from your power consumption in the caravan.
You may read the power consumption using mover, like you can read how much your battery booster engaging with while driving with caravan – Just to name some of the many options.
By improper maintenance of your battery, it can be expensive, If you need to change the battery after only a few years. You can use this extra equipment better make sure your battery has the best conditions. For winter storage when you do not take the battery out of the caravan, you can also follow the status of your battery easily via App on your phone.
Which parts are included:
Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart comes in a package with:
– 2 PCS. cables for connecting + power incl. fuse
– 10 meter cable for connection between shunt and monitor
– Monitor inkl. square frame.
Additional accessories can be purchased:
– battery voltage, current, effect, consumed ampere-hours, and ?state of charge?
– Time remaining at current load
– Programmable visual and audible alarm
– Programmable relay; To turn off non-critical loads or start the generator when needed
– 500 A shunt and installation kit
– Shunt range up to 10.000 A
– VE.Direct communication port
– History with a wide range of parameter which can be used in further analysis of faults and battery condition
– Large voltage range: 9,5…95V; 60…385VDC for BMV-700HS
– measurement resolution: 10 mA (0,01A)
Batterimåler, reststrømindikator, displaying voltage, current, consumed runtime, state of charge, remaining time and power consumption in watts
Bluetooth is already integrated
VE.Direct connector for connection to a color control or Venus GX
Input voltage range 6,5 – 95 V, optional additional input for measuring a second battery, voltage monitoring center.
The remaining battery capacity depends on the number of ampere-hours consumed, discharge stream, temperature and battery age. There is a need for complex software algorithms to take all these variables into account. In addition to the basic viewing options, such as voltage, current and ampere-hours, shows the state of charge, timer, and power consumption in watts. An estimate of, how long the battery can support the present load, until it needs recharging. The loading- and the discharge current is inversely. The charging current should be shown as a positive value. For example: 1,45 A. Discharge current to appear as a negative value. For example: -1.45 A.
Can BMV-712 Smart cooperate with other Victron products:
BMV-712 Smart uses the same App such Victron Blue Smart uses. This means you see the products you use from Victron (See the picture below). The temperature sensor indicates the temperature, but is not coupled to the battery charger thus override the built-in temperature sensor in the battery charger. Victron aim in the long term happens interconnection of BMV 712 Smart and their Blue Smart Battery Chargers.
Easy to install – See our installation:
Our installation of battery monitor BMV-712 Smart in Kabe Caravans.
All electrical connections are fast connection to shunt. The shunt is connected to the monitor using a standard RJ12 telephone cable. included: RJ 12 electric wire (10 m) and 2 PCS. Battery cables with fuse.
Also included is a separate front frame of a square or round-screen appearance of a fuse ring to the rear mounting, and screws for front mounting. A quick installation menu, and a detailed setup menu with scrolling texts helps you, when you go through the various settings.
What contains pack:
What we used beyond what is included in the package:
– The good mood
– A small piece of black cable 4 mm2 cable from the battery – Pol to Shunt.
– Ringkabelsko 10 mm (yellow to the 4mm2 cable).
– A pair of screws for attaching the Shunt.
– A little hand: Screwdriver, 17mm fixed lizard, 10mm fixed lizard, 14mm wrench, afisolerings tag m.v..
Placing the BMV-712 Smart:
BMV-712 Smart shunt should be placed close to the battery, the monitor can be placed up to 10 meters away (cable length) from the location of the shunt. You can then customize a piece of cable from the battery – pole to shunt, and mounts 2 PCS. ringkabelsko 10 mm on cable ends.
We placed our Shunt into the battery box on a wooden block (see picture below), our battery case have previously had a 115 Ah battery but now we 75 ah bacteria, therefore little extra space.
Installation of BMV-712 Smart:
Once you have found the location to your shunt close to the battery, and has adapted a piece of black 12 volts cable mounted with 2 PCS. 10 mm ringkabelsko, Are you ready for installation.
– You take the caravan minus cable from the battery, and mounts 1 PCS. ringkabelsko 10 mm, then mount the cable on the shunt.
– The new custom 12 It was med kabel 2 PCS. 10 mm eyelet mounted on the battery and the shunt cf.. user manual drawing.
– Included 12 volts wire is inserted into the shunt (first attach 12 volt cable to the battery eventually)
– RJ12 cable is pulled from the placement of the monitor to shunt.
– Attach the RJ12 cable Shunt.
– Attach the RJ12 cable along the cabling to monitor.
– Drill hole to the monitor where to place or customize any plate m.v.
– When the monitor is placed insert RJ12 cable
– Eventually connect 12 volt cable from Shunt to battery, and then it seems – The light in the monitor.
– Install the app and you find BMV-712 Smart immediately – It just works and it works fast.
See images and text on installation:
Using the App as well as installation:
Victron connet app was installed via this link: BMV-712 Smart: Download VictronConnect app BMV-712 Smart Download VictronConnect APP Fast ease!.
Now we can start to make changes in the setup, and operate all through our App, monitor we do not use, as we thought control via App is preferable, but you can use both 🙂 .
You can set alarms so you get the alarm at a set point you want, and you can change the name of the equipment which we did to www.caravaninfo.dk. You can control the light inside the monitor via the App either shut down or increase and decrease of light level. BMV-712 Smart remembers data backward 1 month, blor to name a…..
We tested after installation on were consumed power “with- and headless Switch On”:
Here you can see the different setup options:
Setting up the BMV-712 Smart:
You will find manual, guide to setup and youtube movies via this link: Youtube showing the setup of the BMV 712
Where to buy Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart:
Here you can buy Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart:
Se relevant link – battery:
Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart oozes quality, it was a pleasure to install, and using the app works quickly and without problems.
We only use the App via Iphone, therefore we have placed the monitor in the closet behind the Alde control panel – Is positioned so we can take the plate out without tools 🙂 , we can also operate via the monitor if we want this.
You can read data on your battery without 230 volts connection.
We tested how fast it keeps real time, we tested at and have our app open and then turn 12 It was lys M.V., went a few seconds so we could see consumption in W and A rose. In addition, we could see our battery charger while in a matter of seconds customized shipment to consumption.
That is, we could note our battery charger only increases the tension in the V and A upon consumption of the caravan 12 volt system, and it happens within seconds 🙂 .
You can see how your battery is being charged, it needs to be charged so that no damage occurs to the battery, and you can see the power consumption in the caravan and loading of the battery. You can also see how long you should expect to use your battery without connecting 230 It was Strøm, read all the time in real time from your power consumption in the caravan.
We have been delighted with this extra equipment that replaces our Battery Sense, Battery Sense is not the same as Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart. In addition, Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart more accurate and recall values up to 1 month – Smart 🙂 .
With our Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart, we can now better see how the battery has no 230 volt, and when we do not have 230 volt connection, we now have an overview of how long we can use the power from the battery without recharging. Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart calculates all the time from consumption how much capacity is left on your battery.
Our installation work and delight may be enjoyed with a good bottle of red wine, while the tests and were used App.
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