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Going with Offgrid Solar

I am wanting to be able to see what the two Overkill BMS's are doing when I'm away from home.
Just discovered what a "Raspberry Pi" is - a miniature computer.
So the plan is to hook ethernet up to a Raspberry Pi and plug a usb communication cable from both BMS's into the Raspberry.
Here's the usb cable setup from overkill :


And the raspberry pi :


Been there, done that with the Midnight Solar controllers. Already available in the solar charge controllers and you didn't need to buy anything.
Raspberry Pi are intriguing devices. Pretty capable and dirt cheap.
My experience with one is that I bought one about 5 years ago to play old video games. There are sites online where you can download (for free) video games from all the old platforms: Atari 2600, Nintendo, Sega, etc. Good cheap fun.
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