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Battery Monitor is showing incorrect current at high values

Issue
Battery Monitor current does not match XW current as the current rises

Product Line
Conext Battery Monitor, Conext Combox, Conext XW+

Environment
Conext Battery Monitor installed with Conext XW+

Cause


As seen in the Combox screenshot above, the XW current reads much higher than the battery monitor.  The battery shunt works best when is it as close to the batteries as possible.  Having it away from the battery terminals, will lead to erroneous readings.  The L+ and L- twisted pair are very sensitive to noise, and can pick up reactive interference if they are too far from the batteries.

Resolution
Make sure that the battery monitor shunt is installed as close to the batteries as possible.  Ideally, the shunt should be in the battery enclosure as well.
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