How to configure the BMS for off-grid solar with ChokeMon

Follow the normal configuration (commissioning) process however pick the Wizard scenario "PacMon with non TC-charger".

 

 

To ensure that the BMS will work for solar, there are a number of modifications to the default configuration.

 

Step 1 - Navigate to Configuration from Home menu

 

Step 2 - Navigate to the Advanced Setup menu

 

Step 3 - Navigate to the CellMon settings

 

Step 4 - Select the cellmon supervisor using the edit/view button (hardware device aka SiMon)

 

Step 5 - Modify the Critical tab

Ensure that the Latch recovery has been selected

 

Step 6 - Modify the Warning tab

Make sure that the Low Cell Volt for warning is lower than the Critical settings.

 

Step 7 - Modify the Bypass tab

  • Threshold = Pack Target / #num of cells
  • Max Current less than Final Bypass to prevent Completion
  • Initial Bypass should be a low setting to trigger Warning state
  • Final Bypass more than Max Current to prevent Completion

 

Step 8 - Verify the options tab

The default switches should be ok.

 

Addendum

Continue to follow the commissioning steps

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