1. OllieGBR

    No charge from Solar panel

    So, van has returned from its kitchen fit. All electrics now hooked up and every thing is working well, (so impressed with the Victron kit) except that I can't get my generated power to the battery. Kicking out 100W, the BVM reports no influx of juice. There's a plethora of settings in both the...
  2. Skyliner33

    Sold Victron Smart Battery Protect - bluetooth

    As the title says, Im selling my Victron Smart Battery Protect. Its only a week old. If necessary I can fit this for you. Possibly at the September meet or Manchester based. £45.
  3. OllieGBR

    Victron setup with solar and DC DC charger

    I bought my kit from a very helpful Travelvots last year, now that I've come to the connection and install I've forgotten all of his wise words. Is anyone willing to share their solar install and battery charging setup? I have the MPPT 75/15 smart solar charge controller, Orion-Tr Smart...
  4. Lowlec

    trickle charging starter battery & Psu modification

    having not used The van for 3 weeks,and only use it on weekends Or every other in normal times!..the starter battery was down to 11.8v so I decided on utilising my fixed solar panel on my pop top as a permanent fit & forgot solution to maintain the starter battery,I also wanted to utilise this...
  5. Lowlec

    A novel use of an awning rail as a solar LED light

    As I’ve got a permanently fixed awning rail on the van and no awning As of yet, time for a bit of ingenuity... purchased some flexible neon led strip to use as a temp light set up for camping or working outside the van, To work with the fixtures I’ve already got in place. So wired up a dash...
  6. lydart

    Victron Smartshunt

    Just arrived this morning. Hopefully get it wired up later this week.
  7. lydart

    Installing An Orion Tr-smart 12/12/30 Under Passenger Seat In A California Beach

    I've just taken delivery of the DC-DC charger and removed the passenger seat to see where it could be installed. There doesn't appear to be enough space under the seat and I was wondering if anyone had managed to fit this in a Beach?

    Victron Smart Charger

    Just a quick one lads, it’s all fitted and seems to be working fine! Just wanted to check this is all normal stuff, when I first plugged it into 240v it was reading this - And now it’s been on charge for a few hours it’s reading this -
  9. G

    Victron Install

    Finally got around to completing the installation of my comprehensive Victron electrical appliance install. Very impressed with the bluetooth smart features of their kit that allow you to monitor the system. The MPPT has to be the stand out piece of kit from them. The relatively slim...
  10. OllieGBR

    Victron Bvm-712 And Solar

    I know I’m asking more questions than answering presently Does the Victron BVM-712 also monitor the solar energy I’m producing? I can’t see it in the user manual other than reference to the omission of the -ve symbol in the ‘power’ menu of the display.
  11. OllieGBR

    Show Us Your Driver Seat Leisure Setups [please]

    I have no idea how this lot is going to fit under the seat along with the biggest battery I can get my hands on OK, so I only need the DC-DC and 240 breaker under there, picture for sheer pleasure of seeing all that wonderful Victron kit together:D As I see it there needs to be a plate made...
  12. S

    Victron Electrics For T6 Conversion.

    Hi all, I’m planning out the conversion of our 2017 Gen 6 T6 caravelle and I’ve got on to what to do for electrics. I’ve read dozens of posts (mainly by @Dellmassive, thanks) and I’m favouring the victron equipment as I want reliability and a quality setup. I’ve seen the victron energy ‘van’...
  13. travelvolts

    Victron Dc-dc Charger

    Victron have finally released their much anticipated DC-DC charger. I expect to have stock of the 12 12 30 this week. Visit the web site for updates on stock.
  14. JasonW

    Best Off Grid Set Up

    I'm in the process of trying to determine the best off grid set up for my T6 conversion. Being a novice to all this, i'm not even sure if my expectations are realiatic if I'm honest, but I'm figuring i'm in the right place to find out... So, I'm looking at some pretty wild touring, upto 7 to...
  15. Sjacko20

    Help! Solar Panel Not Charging Battery.

    We are off to France tomorrow for 3 weeks, largely off grid. I just noticed the battery voltage had dropped so thought i’d check the Victron and the app shows the above. It was charging this morning according to the history but now the blue led is slow flashing indicating it’s not charging...
  16. Buzznitro

    Victron Bmv 712 Help!

    Good evening gents, I'm trying to understand where my shunt goes in relation to my leisure batteries does this look good so far, knowledge appreciated.
  17. Strange Al

    Al's Adventures In Conversionland

    Welcome to my conversion thread. We bought out van back in Feb, since then I've been carrying out work in fits and bursts as time allows but with easter holidays upon me, it's now full steam ahead with getting as much done as possible before work once again ruins my fun. Before by Strange Al...
  18. M

    Live Neutral Reverse

    Hi, I’ve installed a Victron 12/375 inverter that’s connected to a leisure battery and grounded to the chassis. I’ve plugged a tester in and it’s coming up with a Live Neutral reverse, but I can clearly see that they’re the right way around! Any ideas? Matt
  19. Jack T

    Starlight LWB Camper Build

    Hi all, I thought it was about time I posted up some info on the build of my T6. Me and the better half have been researching/wanting a T5/6 for a number of years. So after much searching the spec I wanted came up at the right price in late 2017 and a deal was done...
  20. T

    Bluetooth Battery Monitor

    i have a ctek250 for charging the leisure battery from the alternator and soon also a solar panel, I also have a VictronConnect charger for when on hookup which has Bluetooth showing the battery charging. What I would like is a Bluetooth module to show me battery status and current in/ out...