We are happy to announce that a minor release of foxBMS 2 version 1.2.0 is available on GitHub.

In this release version 1.2.0 we added some new features and fixed minor bugs. The main topics in this release covered are:

  • Initial release of the hardware design files (e.g., schematics, layout, BOM and STEP file etc.) of the BMS-Master Board (hardware version: v1.1.1)
  • Added new drivers for port expander, interlock, humidity/temperature sensor and LED
  • Support for second CAN interface
  • Renamed the measurement IC (MIC) driver to analog front-end driver (AFE)

For a detailed list of changes in foxBMS 2 version 1.2.0, please refer to our changelog.

We publish major software releases for our open source BMS platform every 3 to 6 months and interim bug fixes when solved in the News section. By subscribing to the foxBMS Newsletter, you will be informed when the new releases are available. Further, the foxBMS Roadmap and the Documentation are also updated regularly.

Warning: The foxBMS 2 platform including the foxBMS 2 hardware and the foxBMS 2 software are under permanent development. The free and open research and development platform foxBMS 2 as presented in the documentation hereafter is not provided to be used without any adaptions (e.g., to fulfill mandatory regulations) in consumer products, electric vehicles, production environments or any similar usages: the open source version of the foxBMS 2 platform is only intended to be used by skilled professionals trained in designing battery system prototypes.

In case you encounter problems, please contact us.

The Fraunhofer IISB foxBMS Team