Ever wondered what is inside a Victron Smart Lithium Battery? Here is an inside photo to show a bit about what is going on.  This particular battery had an unfortunate accident involving a dock cart and a dog. The terminals got damaged and have been removed.  Fortunately nobody was injured.

Inside the Battery

This is a 160 Amp Hour  battery and you can see that there are eight cells total in a series parallel arrangement to give a nominal 12.8 volts.  The electronics you can see comprises the cell balancing circuits, the bluetooth circuits and the BMS interface.

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