V4.2 Lithium Base Kit

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V4.2 Lithium Base Kit

1,150.00
  • The proprietary AMS Lithium Control Module eliminates the need for a complex relay network and cut-out programming while reducing installation labor and troubleshooting time.

  • Unlike some lithium systems, all controls operate on the positive side of the circuit for a more intuitive design.

  • Maximum current output is not limited by the BMS, which enables the use of heavy loads.

  • Designed to be DIY friendly

  • Compatible with Victron system cores, monitors and inverter kits

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Wiring Diagram

What you get:

1x    BATTBMS-VTLYNX    LYN060102000    Lynx Distributor
1x    BATTBMS-VT-BUS    BMS300200000    VE.Bus BMS
1x    FUSE-MEGA-250A    CIP136250000    MEGA-FUSE 250A/32V 5 Pack
1x    CABLE-VT-RJ45-3    ASS030064980    RJ45 UTP Cable 3m
2x    RELAY-VTBP    BPR000100400    BatteryProtect 12/24V-100A
1x    BATTBMS-AMSLB        AMS Lithium Control Board
1x    TEMP-BS        Blue Sky Temperature Sensor
1x    RELAY-EV20    EV200AAANA    Lithium, EV200 Relay
1x    93S-MINI        Switch-Mini On/OFF with Screws
1x    93F-ATC-015A        15A ATC Fuse Kit
1x    93P-RED        Junction Post Kit Positive
1x    93P-BLK        Junction Post Kit Negative
6x    FSTSCW-1034Z    31350    Screw-#10x3/4" PHP SMS Z
4x    FSTSCW-1058SS        Screw-#10x5/8” PHP SMS SS
2x    FSTSCW-612        Screw-#6x1/2" PHP BLK OX
6'    CABLE-4/0-1-BLK        Cable 4/0
27'    CABLE-18GA-2-GRY        Duplex-18/2
30'    CABLE-18GA-1-YLW        18 ga. Yellow Wire
6'    CABLE-2GA-1-RED        Cable-2 ga. Red
1'    CABLE-VT-M8-1    ASS030560100    Victron M8 circular connector M/F 3 pole cable 1m
6x    LUG-4/0-RING-3/8        4/0 Lug-3/8" Ring
6x    LUG-2GA-RING-3/8        2 ga. Lug-3/8" Ring
1x    LUG-18GA-RING-BR        18-22 ga. Ring Bare
2x    SPLICE-18-BUTT-HS        18-22 ga. Butt-HS
2x    93H-B3/4        Heat Shrink Black 1.5" x 3/4"
4x    93H-R3/4        Heat Shrink Red 1.5" x 3/4"
6"    HS-BLK-DWALL-3/16        Heat Shrink 3/16" Black - Cut into twelve 1/2" pieces
6"    HS-RED-HD-1/2        Heat Shrink 1/2" Red



A major design challenge with lithium battery systems is preventing harmful overcharging or overdischarging of the batteries. Unlike lead-acid batteries, which have voltages that are reflective of charge status (called the Peukart Effect), lithium batteries require a Battery Management System (BMS). This is because Lithium batteries have a more constant voltage that is not as indicative of the charge level which makes them more susceptible to damage. Additionally, lithium batteries are damaged by a charging current that is applied when the cell temperature is below 0 degrees C (freezing). 

The AM Solar Lithium Base Kit simplifies this problem. The Lithium Control Module uses a temperature sensor and controls all the battery charging and discharging sources with high current relays and mosfet switches.  No programming or configuration is required. The unit designed to be plug-and-play, with the DIY installer in mind. 


AMS Lithium Control Board Specifications

Battery Add-on kits:

The base kit does not include batteries.  Up to four batteries can be added to a standard base kit.  Up to ten batteries can be added if additional Lynx distributors and Mega fuses are included.  All batteries in a system must have the same Ah rating.

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AM Solar Part Number:  40s-LIBASE 40i-LIBASE