Victron 48V 1600VA Phoenix Smart Inverter 48/1600: Powering Off-Grid, Marine, and Mobile Living Spaces

Embrace the ultimate power solution with the Victron 48V 1600VA Phoenix Smart Inverter. Expertly crafted for off-grid cabins, 48V marine environments, 48V bus and RV house battery systems, this inverter is the key to ensuring a stable and reliable power supply in various demanding settings.

Key Features:

  • Optimized for 48V Systems: Specifically designed for 48V power setups, making it an ideal choice for off-grid cabins, marine applications, and 48V house battery systems in buses and RVs.
  • Robust Power Output: Capable of delivering a powerful peak output, it effortlessly meets the high energy demands of your appliances and devices.
  • Bluetooth Connectivity: Monitor and adjust settings easily with the built-in Bluetooth function, providing convenient remote access via your smartphone or tablet.
  • Advanced Protection Mechanisms: Features like low battery voltage alarms and dynamic cut-off levels protect against potential overloads and overheating, ensuring the safety of your power system.
  • Energy-Saving ECO Mode: Reduces power consumption when the load is low, making it an environmentally friendly and cost-effective solution for extended stays in remote locations.
  • Durable and Reliable: Designed to endure the challenges of both off-grid and mobile environments, this inverter guarantees consistent performance under various conditions.

Perfect for Off-Grid Use

The Victron Phoenix Smart Inverter is not just powerful – it's also versatile. Whether you're in a remote cabin, sailing the seas, or traveling in your RV or bus, this inverter ensures that your power needs are always met with efficiency and reliability.

Seamless Integration and User-Friendly Operation

Integration with 48V systems is straightforward and hassle-free, making installation and usage a seamless experience. The inverter's capability to handle various loads makes it an indispensable component in your off-grid cabin, marine setup, or mobile living space.

Victron Energy Limited Warranty Policy

Victron Energy warrants its products to be free from defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 5 years from the date of purchase by the end user, with a maximum of 66 months from the Victron Energy invoice date. Exceptions on this are: lead acid batteries; 2 years from date of purchase by the end user, with a maximum of 30 months from the Victron Energy invoice date, Lithium-ion batteries; 3 years from date of purchase by the end user. In addition to this proof of correct battery usage is required when making a battery warranty claim.

During this period, Victron Energy will, at its option, repair or replace the defective product free of charge. The warranty does not include performing or reimbursing de‐installation, transportation and re‐installation. This warranty will be considered void if the unit has suffered any physical damage or alteration, either internally or externally, and does not cover damages arising from improper use like:
• Reverse of battery polarity.
• Inadequate connection.
• Mechanical shock or deformation.
• Contact with liquid or oxidation by condensation.
• Use in inappropriate environment (dust, corrosive vapor, humidity, high temperature, biological infestation...).
• Breakage or damage due to lightning.
• Connection terminals and screws destroyed or other damages, like overheat, due to insufficient tightening.
• For any electronical breakage except due to lightning (reverse polarity, over‐voltage due to external cause), the state ofthe internal control diode and of the inputs/output X and Y capacitors determine the warranty.

This warranty will not apply where the product has been misused, neglected, improperly installed, or repaired by anyone else than Victron Energy or one of its authorized Qualified Service Partners. In order to qualify for the warranty, the product must not be disassembled or modified.

Repair or replacement are our sole remedies and Victron Energy shall not be liable for damages, whether direct, incidental,special, or consequential, even caused by negligence or fault.

Victron Energy owns all parts removed from repaired products. Victron Energy uses new or reconditioned parts made by various manufacturers in performing warranty repairs and building replacement products. If Victron Energy repairs or replaces a part of a product, its warranty term is not extended. In case of replacement the new component has a warranty of 6 months, without effect on the initial warranty period. All remedies and the measure for damages are limited to the above. Victron Energy shall in no event be liable for consequential, incidental, contingent orspecial damages, even if having been advised of the probability of such damages. Any and all other warranties expressed or implied arising by law, course of dealing, course of performance, usage of trade or otherwise, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in duration to a period of two (2) years from the date of purchase.

Life Support Policy
As a general policy, Victron Energy, does not recommend the use of any of its products in life support applications where failure or malfunction of the Victron Energy's product can be reasonably expected to cause failure of the life support device or to significantly affect its safety or effectiveness. Victron Energy does not recommend the use of any of its products in direct patient care. Victron Energy will not knowingly sell its products for use in such applications unless it receives in writing assurances satisfactory to Victron Energy that the risks of injury or damage have been minimized, the customer assumes all such risks, and the Liability of Victron Energy is adequately protected under the circumstances.

As a product requires service, it must be brought back to the place of purchase. In case no contact can be taken with the merchant, or if he is either unable or not allowed to provide service, direct contact should be taken with Victron Energy.

Warranty on Repairs
The warranty period on products or on printed circuits boards repaired by Victron Energy as well as on printed circuit boards for replacement is 6 months from delivery by Victron Energy.

It is the responsibility of the sender to sufficiently package these products. The transport must be organized in a way to avoid any damage, especially when a single unit or heavy unit is sent.

If a part of the terms and conditions set out above is held invalid, void or unenforceable due to any particular national or international legislation, it shall not affect other parts of the terms and conditions remaining.

For Australia only
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.


Phoenix Smart Inverter 48/1600
Parallel and 3-phase operation No
Input voltage range 37.2 – 68 V
Output Output voltage: 230 VAC ±2%
50 Hz or 60 Hz ± 0.1 % (1)
Cont. output power at 25 ºC (1) 1600 VA
Cont. output power at 25 ºC 1300 W
Cont. output power at 40 ºC 1200 W
Cont. output power at 65 ºC 800 W
Peak power 3000 W
Dynamic (load dependent) DC low shut
down (fully configurable)
Dynamic cut-off
Max. efficiency 94 %
Zero load power 11 W
Zero load power in ECO mode 2.1 W
Programmable relay (2) Yes
Stop & start power ECO-mode adjustable
Protection (3) a - g
Bluetooth wireless communication For remote monitoring and system integration
VE.Direct communication port For remote monitoring and system integration
Remote on-off Yes
Common Characteristics Operating temperature range: -40 to +65 ºC (fan assisted cooling)
Humidity (non-condensing): max 95 %
Common Characteristics Material & Colour: steel (blue RAL 5012; and black RAL 9017)
Protection category: IP21
Battery-connection M8 bolts
230 VAC-connection Screw terminals
Weight 12 kg
Dimensions (hxwxd) 485 x 219 x 125 mm
Safety EN 60335-1
Emission Immunity EN 55014-1 / EN 55014-2/ EN-IEC 61000-6-1 / EN-IEC 61000-6-2 / EN-IEC 61000-6-3
Automotive Directive ECE R10-5
  1. Non-linear Load, Crest Factor 3:1

  2. Programmable Relay:

    • Can be set for:
      • General alarm
      • DC under voltage
      • Genset start/stop function
    • AC Rating: 230 V / 4 A
    • DC Rating: 4 A / 35 VDC, 1 A / 60 VDC
  3. Protection Key:

    • a) Output short circuit
    • b) Overload
    • c) Battery voltage too high
    • d) Battery voltage too low
    • e) Temperature too high
    • f) 230 VAC on inverter output
    • g) Input voltage ripple too high