Bluetooth Smart built-in
The wireless solution to set-up, monitor, control, update and synchronise Phoenix Smart IP43 Chargers.
Phoenix Smart (1+1): two outputs to charge 2 battery banks
The second output, limited to approximately 4 A and with a slightly lower output voltage, is intended to top up a starter battery.
Automatic voltage compensation
The charger compensates for voltage drop over the DC cabling by slightly increasing output voltage when the DC current increases. Please see the manual for details.
Adaptive 6-stage charge algorithm: bulk– absorption – recondition – float – storage – refresh
The Phoenix Smart Charger features our well-known “adaptive” battery management system that can be preset to suit different types of batteries. The ‘adaptive’ feature will automatically optimise the charge process relative to the way the battery is being used.
The right amount of charge: variable absorption time
When only shallow discharges occur (a yacht connected to shore power for example) the absorption time is kept short in order to prevent overcharging of the battery. After a deep discharge the absorption time is automatically increased to make sure that the battery will be fully charged.
Preventing damage due to excessive gassing: the BatterySafe mode
If, in order to quickly charge a battery, a high charge current in combination with a high absorption voltage has been chosen, the charger will prevent damage due to excessive gassing by automatically limiting the rate of voltage increase once the gassing voltage has been reached.
Less maintenance and aging when the battery is not in use: the Storage Mode
The Storage Mode kicks in whenever the battery has not been subjected to discharge during 24 hours. In the Storage Mode float voltage is reduced to 2,2 V/cell (13,2 V for a 12 V battery) to minimize gassing and corrosion of the positive plates. Once a week the voltage is raised back to the absorption level to ‘equalize’ the battery. This feature prevents stratification of the electrolyte and sulphation, a major cause of early battery failure.
Also charges Li-ion (LiFePO₄) batteries
Charger on-off control can be implemented by connecting a relay or open collector optocoupler output from a Li-ion BMS to the remote on-off port. Alternatively full control of voltage and current can be achieved with Bluetooth.
Fully programmable charge algorithm
The charge algorithm can be programmed with help of Bluetooth or the VE.Direct interface. Three preprogrammed algorithms can be selected with the mode button (see specifications).
Optional external battery voltage and temperature sensing via Bluetooth
A Smart Battery Sense, SmartShunt or a BMV-712 Smart Battery Monitor can be used to communicate battery voltage and temperature to one or more Phoenix Smart IP43 Chargers via VE.Smart Networking.
The remote on/off consists of two terminals: Remote H and Remote L. A remote on/off switch or relay contact can be connected between H and L. Alternatively, terminal H can be pulled high, or terminal L can be pulled low. See manual for details.
For a wired data connection to a GX device such as the Cerbo GX, PC or other devices. Also enables Instant Readout functionality via VictronConnect remotely from VRM. Please see the VictronConnect app.
Can be programmed using the VE.Direct interface or a Bluetooth enabled device to trip on an alarm or other events.
Pairing two or more Phoenix Smart IP43 Chargers in a VE.Smart Network, enables synchronised charging. This improves the charge efficiency and battery life.
Input voltage: 85 – 250 VAC (full power from 100 VAC, startup from 90 VAC)
DC input voltage range: 90 – 375 VDC
Frequency: 45-65 Hz
Maximum Efficiency: 94%
Charge voltage (Absorption/Float/Storaeg): Normal 14.4V/13.8V/13.2V - High 14.7V/13.8V/13.2V - Li-ion 14.2V/-- /13.5V
Fully programmable: Yes, with Bluetooth and/or VE.Direct
Maximum input current setting: 3 – 10 A
Number of battery connections: 2 (2nd output via 2 pole terminal & 4 A max)
Charge current: 50 A
Low current mode: 25 A
Charge current (starter battery): 4 A Max
Charge algorithm: 6-stage adaptive (3 stage for Li-ion)
Protection: Battery reverse polarity (fuse, not user accessible) / Output short circuit / Over temperature
Power supply mode: Yes, output voltage can be set with Bluetooth and/or VE.Direct
Operating temp. range: -20 to 60 °C (0 – 140 °F) - Rated output current up to 40 °C, derate linearly to 20 % at 60 °C
Remote on/off: Yes (2 pole terminal)
Relay (programmable): Yes (SPDT - 5 A up to 250 VAC / 5 A up to 28 VDC)
Material & Color: aluminium (blue RAL 5012)
Battery connection size: Screw terminals 16 mm² (AWG6)
AC-connection: IEC 320 C14 inlet with retainer clip (AC cord sold separately)
Ingress Protection: IP43 / Connection area: IP22
Weight: 6 lbs (2.7 kg)
Dimensions (h x w x d): 180 x 249 x 116 mm (7.1 x 9.8 x 4.6 inch)