The new foxBMS platform release is available on GitHub.

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 platform including the foxBMS hardware and the foxBMS software are under permanent development. The free and open research and development platform foxBMS 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 platform is only intended to be used by skilled professionals trained in designing battery system prototypes.

Hereafter is a summary of the changes developed for this version of the foxBMS platform.

Software:

  • Toolchain:
    • none
  • Bugfixes:
    • Fixed PEC for commands ltc2_BC_cmdADOW_PUP_filtered_DCP0 and ltc2_BC_cmdADOW_PDOWN_filtered_DCP0 in the LTC driver. (embedded-software/mcu-common/src/module/ltc/ltc.c)
  • Enhancements:
    • none

Hardware:

  • none

Documentation:

    • Added supply current values to the specifications section of the 12 cell and 18 cell slaves. (documentation/sphinx/hardware_documentation/specifications/specifications.rst)
    • Updated year in copyright.
    • Fixed typo in changelog entry for release 1.6.4.
    • Fixed typos in documentation section about monitored parameters (monitored_parameters.rst)

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The Fraunhofer IISB foxBMS Team