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Li-Ion Battery Management Systems

Five BMS families for a wide range of applications

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Lithiumate Pro controller

Lithiumate

Commercial grade BMS, ideal for professional installations.

  • 255 cells
  • Distributed
  • 1000's in the field, since 2008
  • Product info
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Vinci EV

Most advanced off-the-shelf BMS for traction packs (electric vehicles)

  • All Li-ion chemistries
  • 11000 cells / battery
  • Centralized or distributed
  • 96~700 V, 1~65000 Ah
Vinci EV BMS master for electric vehicle traction battery packs
Vinci HV BMS master for grid-tied and off-grid batteries

Vinci HV

Most advanced off-the-shelf BMS for grid tied or off-grid systems

  • All Li-ion chemistries
  • 11000 cells / battery, up to 60 batteries in an array
  • Optic fiber isolation
  • 600~1500 V, 1~65000 Ah

Vinci LV

Most advanced off-the-shelf BMS for low voltage batteries

  • All Li-ion chemistries, lead acid
  • 16 cells / battery, up to 60 batteries in an array
  • Centralized
  • 24~48 V, 1~65000 Ah
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Vinci LV BMS master for low voltage solar Li-ion batteries

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BMS
Family Model
 
Lithiumate™ Pro
 
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HD
 
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Vinci BMS™ EV
 
HV
 
LV
 
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Family Model
 
BMS
Battery BMS topology BMS functions Other
Image Application Status Li-ion chemistries Li-ion formats Lead Acid Battery size Array size Cell sensing method Modules Balancing Communication links Current sensing Power switch driver Other Technology User interface Accessories Case ICs
Lithiumate Pro Commercial grade, metal, not sealed Since 2008 Mid-voltage lithium:
  • 3.3 V:
    • LiFePO4 (LFP)
    • LiFeYPO4
  • 3.6 V:
    • LiCoO2 (LCO)
    • LiMn2O4 (LMO)
    • LiNiMnCoO2 (NMC)
    • LiNiCoAlO2 (NCA)
  • Large prismatic
  • Pouch ("LiPo")
  • Small cylindr.
  • Large cylindr.
-
  • 2~256 cells
  • 1~16 banks
    ser. or par.
- Distributed:
1 cell board / cell
1 master
Opt.: 1 HVFE
  • Dissipative
  • Top balancing
  • Voltage based algorithm
RS232, CAN Hall Effect
  • Contactors
  • Precharge
  • Pack isolation
    ground-fault detection
Digital
  • Full GUI (Windows, Linux)
  • SOC display (CAN)
  • Dashboard gauges
  • Status display (Android, wireless)
  • Menu driven (all platforms, serial)
  • SoC Display
  • Current sensors
Metal ICs available to make your own BMS
Lithiumate HD Automotive grade, sealed, automotive connectors Since 2015
  • 2~200 cells
  • 1~8 banks
    series only
USB, CAN Sealed plastic case
Automotive grade connector
Vinci EV BMS master for electric vehicle traction battery packs Traction packs
Electric vehicles
96~700 V
Future All Li-ion chemistries
  • 2.5 V: Titanate (LTO)
  • 3.3 V:
    • LiFePO4 (LFP)
    • LiFeYPO4
  • 3.6 V:
    • LiCoO2 (LCO)
    • LiMn2O4 (LMO)
    • LiNiMnCoO2 (NMC)
    • LiNiCoAlO2 (NCA)
Any -
  • 30~11000 cells
  • 2~192 cells / slave
  • 1~24 banks / slave
    ser. or par.
  • 1~60 slaves
    ser. or par.
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  • Wired:
    tap wires
  • Distributed:
    1 cell board / cell
Master/Slave:
  • 1 Master
  • 1 Application mod
  • 1~60 Slaves
  • Dissipative
  • Top or mid balancing
  • SoC based algorithm
CAN
W/ adapter: TTL, RS232, USB
Hall Effect, Shunt
  • Contactors
  • Precharge
  • Pack isolation
    ground-fault detection
  • Switch for small DC-DC
  • J1772 interface
Dual BMS: Digital + analog fault detector
  • Full GUI (Windows, Linux)
  • SOC display (CAN)
  • Dashboard gauges
  • Status display
    (Android, wireless)
  • SOC display
  • Power module:
    Current sensor +
    Contactors
Sealed plastic case
Automotive grade connectors
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Vinci HV BMS master for grid-tied and off-grid batteries Grid tied
Off grid
to 1.5 kV
Future
  • 180~11000 cells
  • 2~192 cells / slave
  • 1~24 banks / slave
    ser. or par.
  • 1~60 slaves / batt.
    ser. or par.
2~60 batteries
ser. or par.
CAN
Opt.: WiFi
W/ adapter: TTL, RS232, USB
  • Pack isolation
    ground-fault detection
  • Safe connection to bus (no inrush)
  • SOC display
  • Hall Effect
    Current sensors
Vinci LV BMS master for low voltage solar Li-ion batteries 24~48 V stationary batteries 2017 release 6, 12 V 7~16 cells 2~60 batteries
parallel
Wired:
tap wires
Centralized: 1 module
  • Dissipative
    or charge transfer
  • Top or mid balancing
  • SoC based algorithm
CAN
Opt.: , XanBus, Modbus (RS485, Ethernet), WiFi
Adapter: TTL, RS232, USB
  • Contactors
  • Precharge
  • Latching relay
  • MOSFETs
  • Pack isolation
    ground-fault detection
  • Built-in precharge source
  • Safe connection to bus (no inrush)
  • Bullet-proof against miswiring
Digital
  • SOC display
  • Current sensors
    • Hall Effect
    • Shunt
  • Power switches
    • MOSFETs
    • Contactors
Image Application Status Li-ion chemistries Li-ion formats Lead Acid Battery size Array size Cell sensing method Modules Balancing Communication links Current sensing Power switch driver Other Technology User interface Accessories Case ICs
Battery BMS topology BMS functions Other

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