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Install - Touch-screen SOC display

Installation, wiring and configuration instructions for the 6DR0007T touch screen display.

These are the installation and configuration instructions for the Touch-screen SOC display, 6DR0007T.

back to topInstallation
Mechanical anchor

The display comes in a case for table-top placement.

If mounting to a panel:

  • Remove the case
  • Cut a rectangular opening in the panel
  • Insert the display into that opening, from the front
  • Secure the display to the back with two brackets screwed into the 4 threaded holes in the back of the display
Electrical anchor

Connect the DC-DC converter:

  • Connect the USB connector to the display.
  • Connect the red wire of the + of the 12 V supply that powers the BMS
  • Connect the black wire of the - of the 12 V supply

Connect the BMS:

  • Lithiumate Pro, using a RSS232-USB adapter
    • Connect the DE9 end of the adapter to the Lithiumate Pro master
    • Connect the USB end of the adapter to the display
  • Lithiumate HD, using a Micro-B USB cable
    • Connect the USB cable to the Lithiumate HD master
    • Connect the USB cable to the display
back to topRemote monitor

You may monitor the display's real time data through the Internet.

  • Connect your Display through the Internet (through a cable or through WiFi)
  • Enable remote monitoring in the Settings screen of the Display
  • On the remote computer, go to elithion.com/rm
  • Enter the serial number of your display (listed in the "Remote Monitor" screen)
back to topSettings

To change the settings:

  1. Touch the "Menu" "hamburger" icon on the top right of the display; the "Menu" screen opens
  2. Touch the "Settings" "gear" icon on the top right of the display; the "Settings" screen opens
  3. Set the preferences (see below)
  4. Touch the green "✔" to save the changes and return to the Menu screen
  5. Or, to cancel, Touch the green "✖" to return to the Menu screen without saving the changes
Settings screen
Settings screen
Thresholds anchor

The SoC text changes color based on thresholds:

  • Above warning threshold: green
  • Below fault threshold: red
  • Between thresholds: ranges gradually from green through yellow to red

To set the thresholds, touch the "+" to increase the threshold you want to change, or "-" to decrease it.

Demo anchor

The Demo Mode imitates a BMS to demonstrate the functionality of the display.

To toggle the Demo Mode on or off, touch the "Demo" checkbox.

Remote monitor anchor

If Remote monitoring is enabled, and the display has Interenet connection, anyone who knows its serial number can view its data in a webpage. .

To toggle enabling remote monitoring, touch the "Remote monitor" checkbox.

Temperature °F anchor

The main screen can show temperature in °C or °F.

To toggle between the two, touch the "Temper. °F" checkbox.

Cursor anchor

Normally you do not want to see the curson in a touchscreen.

To toggle visibility of the cursor, touch the "Cursor" checkbox.

back to topWiFi set-up

To connect to a WiFi network:

  1. Touch the "Menu" "hamburger" icon on the top right of the display; the "Menu" screen opens
  2. Touch the "WiFi setup" icon near the top right of the display; the first "WiFi setup" screen opens
  3. Select a WiFi network (or select "Disconnect")
  4. Touch the green "✔" to save the changes; the second "WiFi setup" screen opens
  5. Using the displayed keyboard, enter the password for that WiFi network; note the "Shift" key at the bottom left, and the "Backspace" key at the top right
  6. Touch the green "✔" to save the changes and return to the Menu screen
Settings screen
Settings screen
back to topCustom Logo and background

You may customize the utility to show your company's logo and a custom background,

Prepare a new background image

  • Background:
    • Size: 798 x 478
    • Preferred base color #204040

  • Logo:
    • Max size: 300 x 100
    • Suggested colors:
      • Background: #204040 (make transparent)
      • Foreground: #3CA26C
  • Place logo on background
    • Suggested position of bottom right corner: 778 x 458
    • Save the final image as bkgnd.png
    • Copy onto a USB drive
  • Save the final image as bkgnd.png
  • Copy onto a USB drive

Replace the old logo image.
Requires a USB keyboard and a mouse.

  • Connect the USB keyboard and mouse to USB ports
  • Press F11 to end full-screen mode of the browser window displaying BMS status
  • Plug the USB drive to a USB port
  • Copy the new logo file
  • Replace the bkgnd.png file in this folder (/home/pi/Elithion/)
  • Safely eject the USB drive: click the 2nd icon from the right on the menu bar
  • Restart the touch-screen display
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