As many of you are confused with this particular topic, “What is BMS?” “What are its functions?” etc., we started a series on BMS, its functions, importance, types, etc. In this article, we will be discussing the types of BMS.
In general, there are two main types of BMS that are widely used currently. There are two types of BMS: Smart BMS and Standard BMS. Below are the major differences between the two of them.
|THE MICROCONTROLLER IS NOT INSTALLED IN THE SYSTEM
|A MICROCONTROLLER IS INSTALLED IN THE SYSTEM.
|NO EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION TO display OR BROADCAST THE DATA FROM THE BMS.
|EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS LIKE CAN, RS485/UART ARE AVAILABLE
|SAFETY PROTECTIONS ARE AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED BY THE CELL MONITORING UNIT
|SAFETY PROTECTIONS WILL BE CONTROLLED BY CMU AS WELL AS MICRO CONTROLLING UNIT
|THE SYSTEM IS CONFIGURABLE ONLY ONCE AND CHANGES CAN NOT BE MADE.
|THE SYSTEM CAN BE CONFIGURED AS PER OUR OWN REQUIREMENTS.
|WE CAN NOT STORE THE EVENT OR THE LOGS
|WE CAN STORE THE EVENTS AND LOGS AND THOSE CAN BE MANAGED.
|THE DATA CAN NOT BE SENT TO THE SERVER AND THE CHARGING AND THE DISCHARGING PATHS OPERATES MANUALLY.
|THE DATA CAN BE SENT TO THE SERVER AND THE CHARGING AND THE DISCHARGE PATHS ARE OPERATED MANUALLY.
The above-mentioned are the major differences between the two main types of BMS being used currently. There are a vast number of providers for BMS across the globe, and many companies or brands use their own BMS. The BMS plays a very vital role in the battery pack, and it is often said to be the heart of the battery.
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