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Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-27-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By dutch-barge
@bduffey Same functions as the monitoring units...

@bduffey
Same functions as the monitoring units of Victron, is it also free ? Meaning no monthly charges?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-03-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By dutch-barge
jefndeb Just a reminder...point of notice. ...

jefndeb

Just a reminder...point of notice.
I see you have a control panel....
Were you aware you can do all these functions also on the Gerbo?
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 11-03-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,502
Posted By dutch-barge
I have lots of solar and am as. backup connected...

I have lots of solar and am as. backup connected to shore
I have the Venus ( bought it before the Gerbo came) and connected the relay1 of the Venus to the aux1, programmed the Multi to treat shore...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,265
Posted By dutch-barge
when we bought our boat it had a generator.....we...

when we bought our boat it had a generator.....we pulled it out to make space for
a larger battery bank and wine storage and a victron 3 KW investor.
we added 1800 watt solar, more than enough to...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 10-19-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 963
Posted By dutch-barge
The 2000 Victron multi has a peak power of 4000...

The 2000 Victron multi has a peak power of 4000 watts
the 12/3000 Victorn multi had a peak power of 6,000 watts !
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,639
Posted By dutch-barge
I am not sure what the issue is with a single...

I am not sure what the issue is with a single screw and 34 feet. I grew up on 60 - 70 ft boats, have a 61 ft single screw, no need for a bow thruster, just use the prowalk
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-13-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,019
Posted By dutch-barge
problem with that is....it is a gamble to hard...

problem with that is....it is a gamble to hard program the interval...use the raspberry to increase or decrease the 'wait' interval based on pumping water or not
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-13-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,019
Posted By dutch-barge
Victron has made the software for their range of...

Victron has made the software for their range of controllers, Venus, CGX, Cerbo etc open source and it runs on a raspberry


I myself use the rasp berry for ...

automation of the engine room...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 07-03-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,355
Posted By dutch-barge
AMG On one of our boats we have 1600Win...

AMG

On one of our boats we have 1600Win solar panels, connected with 2 Victron Moppet's to a 24V battery bank, to which we connected 2 300W Victron inverters.
The solar keeps us alive throughout...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-28-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By dutch-barge
one is a Fischer Panda. another is an old one...

one is a Fischer Panda. another is an old one and I havre NO clue what the make is. but it has a remote start button which I connected to the Victron to start when the SOC fans below a set...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 06-27-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By dutch-barge
I have one instal with a Victron Quattro and one...

I have one instal with a Victron Quattro and one with a parallel Victron multi, both are set with starting the generator when shore power fails, or the SOC gets below 75.

works like a charm
...
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-23-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,640
Posted By dutch-barge
Just more cases in the bilge before we would...

Just more cases in the bilge before we would leave :)
Forum: Harbor Chat 06-22-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,640
Posted By dutch-barge
well I went the other way.....made a 40 bottle...

well I went the other way.....made a 40 bottle wine rack in the sitting area, and the bilges are good for another 8 - 10 cases of wine. so 120 + 40 enough to cruise a month
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,101
Posted By dutch-barge
not sure what charger/ inverter you have but...

not sure what charger/ inverter you have
but we have a Victron, and with their control unit ( Venus) you cannot FREE alerts for bilge pumps, temp sensors, shore out etc
Forum: General Discussion 05-11-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,363
Posted By dutch-barge
Not a real issue just as ours is made of steel...

Not a real issue
just as ours is made of steel and has a steel bumper strip on the side.
we have 8 inch clearing on both sides in some French locks
all you have to do is get the nose in and the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,532
Posted By dutch-barge
Oh and as rust prevention....use OWATROL I...

Oh and as rust prevention....use OWATROL

I always mix it in the primer and the top coats.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,532
Posted By dutch-barge
we have a steel boat..made in 1930... the good...

we have a steel boat..made in 1930...
the good thing is...I don't worry as much with he steel boat than with the glass fiber boat

just a function of making sure the hull is thick enough when you...
Forum: Covid-19 04-27-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,293
Posted By dutch-barge
yes drive American cars...like the BMW cars made...

yes drive American cars...like the BMW cars made in the Carolina's
Like the Honda's made in Kentucky

Perhaps we should say buy only what is made in KY or IL ?

what happens if there is a storm...
Forum: Boating Safety and Concerns 04-24-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,325
Posted By dutch-barge
I connected an MP# player to my 40 watt loud...

I connected an MP# player to my 40 watt loud hailer.
that does the trick
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By dutch-barge
Here is a detailed way to always stay connected...

Here is a detailed way to always stay connected world wide.

https://mvdirona.com/2009/06/remote-data-communication-costs/#comment-365910
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 04-17-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,675
Posted By dutch-barge
Ok I wil throw in my 2 Euro cents we have 2...

Ok I wil throw in my 2 Euro cents

we have 2 hot water heaters the original , which is electric and engine cooling
the other is diesel continuous hot water
Both are. run from the batteries, and...
Forum: Covid-19 04-10-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,929
Posted By dutch-barge
" Isn't boating an essential activity? Yes...

" Isn't boating an essential activity? Yes serious question."

If you have to ASK you KNOW it is not essential.
It just shows being utterly selfish.....
Forum: Power Systems 03-23-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,116
Posted By dutch-barge
Great Idea of starting if your battery is dead. ...

Great Idea of starting if your battery is dead.
I use another solution, I just bought 2 the same boats, one towing the other, so if something like this happens I just jump to the other.
Forum: Liveaboards 02-28-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,719
Posted By dutch-barge
my kitchen has a 2 pit induction cook plate, ...

my kitchen has a 2 pit induction cook plate, micro wave oven which can also grill, and a nice BBQ
I can steam on the bookplate, great for dumpling, I can use the same strainers for spaghetti. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By dutch-barge
Not to throw a wet rag on your loop idea... ...

Not to throw a wet rag on your loop idea...

we purchased a boat to do the loop, had it for a few years, also did some cursing in Europe and bought a boat there......now we will not do the...
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