SmartShunt 500A: The Advanced Battery Monitor Without the Display

Revolutionize your battery monitoring with the SmartShunt 500A, an innovative all-in-one solution that leverages your smartphone as the display. This compact, high-precision battery monitor is perfect for anyone looking to streamline their setup and enjoy the convenience of mobile connectivity.

With the free VictronConnect App, the SmartShunt offers detailed, real-time battery parameter readings such as state of charge and time to go, directly on your phone or tablet via Bluetooth. For those who prefer a fixed installation, the SmartShunt can also be integrated with a GX device through a VE.Direct cable. The SmartShunt is an excellent alternative to traditional BMV battery monitors, ideal for setups where space savings and minimal wiring are paramount.

Key Features of the SmartShunt 500A

The SmartShunt isn't just a battery monitor—it's a leap forward in battery system management. It's equipped with Bluetooth for wireless communication, a VE.Direct port for wired data transfer, and additional connections for monitoring a secondary battery or connecting a temperature sensor. Whether it's for midpoint monitoring or simply keeping your system's footprint small, the SmartShunt has you covered.

SmartShunt vs. BMV712 Battery Monitor: What's Different?

The SmartShunt 500A offers a streamlined approach to battery monitoring with some distinctions from the BMV712:

  • No programmable visual and audible alarms to alert you to battery conditions.
  • It lacks a programmable relay for automated system control.

Opt for the SmartShunt 500A for its innovative features, ease of use, and clean installation. It's the smart choice for efficient battery management in a variety of applications, from marine to off-grid solar systems.

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.




Supply voltage range 6.5 - 70 VDC
Current draw <1mA
Input voltage range, auxiliary battery 6.5 - 70 VDC
Battery capacity (Ah) 1 - 999 Ah
Operating temperature range -40 - +50°C (-40 - 120°F)
Measures voltage of second battery, or temperature, or midpoint Yes
Temperature measurement range -20 - +50°C
VE.Direct communication port Yes

Resolution & Accuracy

Current ±0,1A
Voltage ±0,01V
Amp hours ±0,1 Ah
State of charge (0 – 100%) ±0,1%
Time to go ±1 min
Temperature (if optional temperature sensor connected) ±1°C/°F
Accuracy of current measurement ±0,4%
Offset Less than 20 / 40 / 80 mA
Accuracy of voltage measurement ±0,3%

Installation & Dimensions

Dimensions (h x w x d) 46 x 120 x 54 mm
Protection category IP21


Safety EN 60335-1
Emission / Immunity EN-IEC 61000-6-1, EN-IEC 61000-6-2
Automotive EN-IEC 61000-6-3, EN 50498


Cables (included) Two cables with 1A fuse, for ‘+’ connection and starter battery or midpoint connection
Temperature sensor Optional Part No. (ASS000100000)