The Victron Blue Smart IP22 Charger is the new professional battery charger with built-in bluetooth. The Blue Smart IP22 Charger can be used on devices in your workshop and on motor vehicles, such as (classic) cars; motorbikes; boats and camper-vans. IP22 refers to the degree of Ingress Protection the enclosure offers the electrical/electronic components against moisture and dust, dirt. If you need a charger with a higher IP rating please consider https://www.bimblesolar.com/victron-battery-charger-15A
The product comes with a UK plug. It will consume ~ 540W of AC power at max output..
Bluetooth Smart The Blue Smart IP22 Charger is the wireless solution to monitor voltage and current, to change settings and to update the charger when new features become available.
High efficiency With up to 94% efficiency, these chargers generate up to four times less heat when compared to the industry standard. And once the battery is fully charged, power consumption reduces to 0,5 Watt, some five to ten times better than the industry standard.
Adaptive 6-stage charge algorithm: test - bulk – absorption - recondition – float – storage The Blue Smart Charger features a microprocessor controlled ‘adaptive’ battery management. The adaptive feature will automatically optimize the charging process relative to the way the battery is being used. Storage Mode: less maintenance and aging when the battery is not in use 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 2,2V/cell (13,2V for a 12V 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 sulfation, a major cause of early battery failure.
Also charges Li-ion (LiFePO₄) batteries LiFePO₄ batteries are charged with a simple bulk – absorption – float algorithm.
NIGHT and LOW setting When in NIGHT or LOW mode, the output current is reduced to max. 50% of the nominal output and the charger will be totally noiseless. The NIGHT mode automatically ends after 8 hours. The LOW mode can be ended manually.
Protected against overheating Output current will reduce as temperature increases up to 50°C, but the Blue Smart Charger will not fail. Eleven LEDs for status indication Charge algorithm: TEST / BULK / ABSORPTION / RECONDITION / FLOAT / STORAGE / READY. MODE button to set: NORMAL (14,4V) / HIGH (14,7V) / RECONDITION / LI-ION.
The IP22 needs 2 additional cables (one for the positive and one for the negative) from the unit to your battery bank, normally 16mm 2m M8, off our site: https://www.bimblesolar.com/16mm-cable-M8lug with a breaker - https://www.bimblesolar.com/32a-din-breaker-tomzn (suitable for distances of up to 3m).