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Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Peter Kennedy has been in  business since 1991 designing, installing and servicing marine electrical systems. The purpose of this blog is to offer support to both professional installers and  do-it-yourself boat owners who wish to undertake this work themselves.

Trending data added to Victron Connect App

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 5/14/2019 to System Integration


The latest version of Victron Connect (V5.5)includes graphs showing trends for key parameters in Solar and Battery Monitoring mode

Firmware updates with Victron Connect

Posted by Peter Kennedy with Victron Energy on 4/18/2019 to System Integration
Firmware update



Firmware updates to equipment connected using Victron Connect can be made offline as long as your Victron Connect App is up to date. This blog is a reposting of the original Victron Blog Post on the subject.

Victron Bluetooth pairing code

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 3/14/2019 to System Integration
This article tells you what to do if you are asked for a Bluetooth pairing code for your Victron Bluetooth device

Important firmware update v1.37 for Victron SmartSolar Chargers

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 12/4/2018 to Solar
Victron recently released firmware update v1.37 for their SmartSolar Chargers. This fix is especially important for all 150V and 250V SmartSolar Charger models. The BlueSolar Charger range is not affected. The new v1.37 firmware fixes a problem that can, in certain cases, cause the device to fail.

What is the load output used for on certain Victron MPPT charge controllers

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 4/4/2018 to Solar
The smaller Victron MPPT Charge Controllers have a load output separate from the battery connection.  This short article explains what it is used for.

Smart Solar is coming

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 8/4/2017 to Solar
The next generation of Victron MPPT solar charge controllers will have built in Bluetooth, which frees up the VE Direct Port for other uses.  Read all about it......

New Victron Energy iPhone App

Posted by Peter Kennedy on 1/17/2014 to Battery Monitoring
Victron Energy now have a new iPhone app to help interpret the blinking lights on a Multi-Plus or Quattro inverter/charger