Mastervolt Mass Battery Charger with 230V Input (48V / 25A) M40040256 40040256


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Part Number: AQ M40040256

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Due to the ongoing and evolving "LOCKDOWN" situation in place since early 2020, we are anticipating a small delay in processing of orders and subsequent shipping due to a reduced workforce, in both our warehouses, and those of our suppliers.

Whilst we are trying our best to continue in a business as usual, we must again close our retail showroom doors temporarily to support the Governments COVID19 Strategy. Throughout this temporary closure we will still be shipping items from our warehouses and those of our suppliers, but it may at times be subject to a small delay.

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The Mastervolt Mass battery charger is designed to deliver faultless performance in the toughest conditions, providing a stable power supply to every type of battery used in boating, even those that are flat. The unit it made from lightweight stainless steel, in an anodised aluminium casing. The internal components have been coated to prevent damage from damp or condensation, ensuring long life and less chance of failure. The Mass battery charger is also insensitive to electromagnetic effects of other devices you may have on board. They have been tested at full capacity without stopping and have a MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 180,000 hours.

The 3-STEP+ charging memory ensures more power and a longer life for your batteries. Mass chargers feature a Current Control function which prevents the fuses being blown when the voltage drops. It is also MasterBus compatible, meaning they can be connected easily to a MasterBus system where you can operate and monitor all Mastervolt devices in one panel. The Mastervolt Mass series of battery chargers are designed to be GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) compatible so you can comply with SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) guidelines.

General specifications

Nominal output voltage : 48 V

Total charge current: 25 A at 57 V

Number of battery outlets: 1

Battery bank size: 100-500 Ah

Nominal input voltage: 230 V (180-265 V), 50/60 Hz

Power supply mode: yes

Galvanisedanic isolation: yes

Display/read-out: LED display

Dimensions, hxwxd: 340 x 261 x 130mm (13.4 x 10.3 x 5.1 inch)

Weight: 4.6 kg (10.1 lb)

Compliance: CE, ABYC A-31, RRR, RMRS

Technical specifications

Charge characteristic: IUoUo, automatic 3-step+ for gel/AGM/wet/Lithium Ion

Charge voltage Bulk: 57 V

Charge voltage Absorption: 57 V

Absorption time: 4 hours

Charge voltage Float (wet batteries): 53 V

Charge voltage Float (Gel/AGM batteries): 55.2 V

Temperature sensor: yes (included)

DC voltage compensation: yes

Power consumption (DC side): < 1 mA

Full load consumption (230 V AC): 1800 W

Current Control function: yes, through MasterBus

Power factor control: > 0.95

Temperature range (ambient temp.): -25 °C to 80 °C, derating > 40 °C (-13 °F to 176 °F)

Cooling: vario fan

Protection degree: IP23

Protections: over temperature, over load, short circuit, high/low battery voltage

MasterBus compatible: yes

Charger Status Interface (alarm contact): yes


Brand Mastervolt
Voltage 48V
Height 340mm (13.4")
Width 261mm (10.3")
Depth 130mm (5.1")
Weight 4.6 kg (10.1 lb)
Temperature Range Ambient Temperature: -25 °C to 80 °C, derating > 40 °C (-13 °F to 176 °F)
Protection Rating IP23

Key Features

Designed withstand heavy vibrations and shocks.

Lightweight, stainless steel, anodised aluminium casing.

Coating of internal components prevents damage from damp or condensation to ensure a longer lifespan.

Insensitive to electromagnetic effects from other devices.

Suitable for every type of battery, also charges flat batteries.

Delivered as standard with temperature sensor.

Full power at temperatures of up to 45˚C.

Load capacities from 80 to 1000 Ah or more.

Stable and ripple free power supply, even without batteries.

The Current Control function prevents the breakdown of fuses when the voltage drops.

Parallel switching possible using multiple battery chargers.

Connections in accordance with CE, ABYC A-31 and IEC60945.

GMDSS models and panels available.

Certified by RRR and RMRS.

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Our Mail Order team ship chandlery, yacht parts and sailing clothing around the world. We try to use the best value couriers available, and we will endeavour to get your products to you as quickly and as cost effectively as possible. 

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Delivery further information

The delivery charge is automatically added to your order and you will see the total amount you have to pay before you confirm the order. Unfortunately we have to charge carriage but we do attempt to keep it to a minimum where possible

All orders leaving us require a signature, and the delivery could take place any time between 8am and 6pm depending on the courier used. If you are liable to be out, please give an alternative delivery address or type instructions into the notes section as you place your order.

Standard Service; We will aim to dispatch goods within 3 working days. Delivery on the standard service is via courier, will require a signature and we aim to deliver within 5 working days. This service will only arrive on working days.

Courier delivery; The majority of our parcels will be sent via a courier, the bulk of which are with APC Streetwise. Please be aware that they advertise their delivery times as anywhere between 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday. We are not able to dictate to them a time slot. And in most cases a signature will be required.

New! For 2020 – Putney EmbankmentClick & Collect service; New for 2020 finds our first ever collection point on the Putney Embankment. Please select Pick Up at checkout to activate the service

NB; For orders to mainland Europe and Rest of World, the cost for carriage is calculated on order package weight and final destination. The price given at checkout is a guide only and an accurate postage cost will be calculated and invoiced to you if a supplement is required. If you would like to know this figure before despatch please feel free to contact us for a quote. Please be advised that if your order is sent via courier outside of the EU you may need to pay for import/custom taxes after the order has been delivered to you. This is standard procedure by the courier to ensure that your order is delivered to you as soon as possible and not delayed in customs. These charges are solely dependent on your local customs office and the courier, we have no control over these charges. We would kindly suggest contacting your local customs office for more information and advice. Additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you; unfortunately, we have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. We are unable to reimburse any costs incurred regardless of the circumstances.

ANTIFOUL & PAINT ORDERS; Please be aware that we can only send antifoul & Paint products within GB Mainland. We CANNOT send antifoul & paint outside of GB Mainland. If you have any questions regarding this please feel free to contact our Mail order department.

LIFEJACKETS & CO2 CANNISTERS; Please be aware that we cannot currently send lifejackets with CO2 cannisters included outside of GB Mainland

LIQUIDS & CHEMICALS; Please note we are unable to deliver liquids or chemicals overseas or to highlands and island addresses. We will also have to use a courier service within GB Mainland for liquids or chemicals.

SALE OF KNIVES; In accordance with UK Law (The Offensive Weapons Act 1996), we are unable to sell knives to anyone under 18 years of age. We are unable to send knives to overseas destinations. You must upload a copy of a valid identity document to your order at time of ordering or your order will be cancelled. Knives must be sent on a signature courier service. Valid forms of ID are EU Passports, EU Photocard Driving Licence, MOD Form 90 ID Card, EU Member State National Identity Card, “PASS” ID Cards.


Last Updated 2nd September 2020

Our returns policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

To read our full returns and exchanges policy, please click here.


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