Watchmon4 - FAQ and How-to guides

Below are links to the latest evolution of Watchmon4 supervisor. For previous versions such as WatchMon1 or PacMon it is best to follow their relevant procedures.

Installation procedures

WatchMon4 requires the WatchMonToolkit 1.0.31 or later version.

Installation steps for the Watchmon4 Toolkit software

Installing USB drivers for Watchmon4 supervisor 

Upgrading the Firmware on the Watchmon4 supervisor 

How to connect the Cell monitors to WatchMon4 supervisor 

Multiple Cell Monitors or "multi string" configuration: adding batteries in parallel to the same WatchMon supervisor

How to connect the Shuntmon2 to Watchmon4 supervisor 

Running the Wizard setup to define your system

Verifying the Cell monitors for faults using Network Tester

Troubleshooting CellMon Network for faults - WatchMon4

Synchronising the Cell monitors using Device Sync

Testing Cell monitors balancing resistors with Bypass Tester  

Wifi

Connecting to WatchMon4 via Wifi 

Wifi troubleshooting 

Expansion Board

ExpansionBoard hardware and wiring guide

How to add the Expansion Board to a WatchMon4 - VIDEO

WatchMon4 Hardware

Watchmon4 hardware guide and pin assignment

Understanding Watchmon operating state LED indicator

Coin Battery Replacement - WatchMon Supervisor

CellMon Network - Installation, Test & Troubleshooting

Design considerations for cell monitors

How many LongMons can be installed with one WatchMon?

Multiple Cell Monitors or "multi string" configuration: adding batteries in parallel to the same WatchMon supervisor

Running the Wizard setup to define your system

Synchronising the Cell monitors using Device Sync

Testing Cell monitors balancing resistors with Bypass Tester  

AutoLevel Bypass (auto-balance) configuration

Verifying the Cell monitors for faults using Network Tester

Troubleshooting CellMon Network for faults - WatchMon4

How to Fix Cell Monitor cables - Video

Understanding the LED Indicators on each CellMon

How to identify a specific CellMon using the LED

How to wire up the RC7S CellMon mounting kit

How do I connect BlockMons - Battery Pack chain

Any chance of adding additional resistors to the CellMons for extra discharging/balancing?

Shunt

How to connect the ShuntMon2 to Watchmon4 supervisor 

How to connect the shunt SPF102MOD to the WatchMon

Can we use our own Shunt Block?

PIN code

Where do I find the PIN code?

Snapshot report

Generating, extracting and understanding the Snapshot capture report

Software

Link to WatchMonToolKit main page

WatchMon4 will only work with the WatchMonToolkit 1.0.31 or later version.

Installation steps for the Watchmon4 Toolkit software

Understanding the status icons of the WatchMon Toolkit

Enabling Software & Firmware Beta Tester option

How to verify that the WatchMon software is the latest release

How to customise the theme / style of WatchMon toolkit

Are other Language alternatives available?

Can I just buy the WatchMon ToolKit software?

Inverters & chargers

How to control a SMA Sunny Island inverter/charger with a WatchMon

How to control a SolaX hybrid inverter/charger with a WatchMon

How to control a Victron Color Control GX with a WatchMon

How to control a Victron Venus GX with a WatchMon

How to control a Redback smart hybrid inverter/charger with a WatchMon

How to control a Brusa NLG5 charger with a WatchMon

How to control a Brusa NLG6 charger with a WatchMon

How to control a TC/Elcon charger with a WatchMon

How to control a Eltek Flatpack2 charger with WatchMon

How to control a EnPower charger with a WatchMon

Circuit Breaker Wiring Diagram

Schneider Electric - Circuit Breaker Voltage release tripping unitElectronic Auxileries -  Schneider Electric - Double Pole Circuit Breaker 125A 15kA

How to Connect a Circuit Breaker to Onboard Output/Input WatchMon4

How to connect the WatchMon4 to the Schneider Electric Circuit Breaker

Schneider Tripping Unit - product page

Schneider Circuit Breaker 125a 15ka - product page

Fan / Contactor Wiring Diagram

    

How to Connect a Fan to On-Board Output WatchMon4

How to Connect a Contactor to On-board Output WatchMon4

How to Connect a Positive Switch Latching Contactor to Expansion Board

Wiring / Screw Terminals

Screwdriver for Pluggable Screw Terminals - Starter Kit

Best practice for screw terminals

General WatchMon links

Why do I need a Starter Kit and not just the CellMons or WatchMons

How to outline your BMS requirements

Can I get extra support or troubleshooting during installation?

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Watchmon4 - Product page 

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