Dear Sir or Madam,
We have found a bug in the firmware in the LiFePO4-Smart
batteries. Due to this error they may stop working at some point.
VictronConnect will show ‘Error: communication error’ in red.
The problem is solved with a firmware update, Smart Lithium
All Smart Lithium batteries
First install VictronConnect, or when you already have it
installed, make sure it is updated to v3.0. See the
VictronConnect manual for details.
Then open VictronConnect and connect to the battery. It will
then automatically install the firmware update in the battery.
Questions and answers
Q: Do all batteries, both shipped and in store need to be
Q: What happens when the error arises?
A: All connected equipment (Multis, Solar chargers, Battery
protects, etcetera) will switch off.
Q: Can a battery that already shows the failure be updated?