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MLT PowerStar 18.0H 16kW 48V Hybrid Inverter

The Powerstar inverter range is designed to be a robust & reliable hybrid energy storage platform. It is ideal for applications as varied as off-grid farms and lodges to urban houses and factories. It provides a smart & seamless interface between the grid, generators, renewable energy and storage. The Powerstar is unique in the storage inverter market for its ability to clean incoming power & regulate the output voltage.

  • Designed for harsh environments.
  • 6 to 24 kVA units, able to parallel up to 96kVA.
  • 1 and 3-phase transformer-based.
  • Low-voltage DC (48 V).

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Product Description



  • Voltage & Power Quality Regulation.
  • Automatic Generator Start.
  • Source Monitoring.
  • Export Power Control.
  • SmartLoad Load Prioritization.

System Ratings

  • Phases / Rated Voltage / Frequency: 1ø / 230 V / 50 Hz.
  • Input Voltage Range: Up to +/- 19% of nominal V.
  • Input Frequency Range: 48..58 Hz, 58..68 Hz (VRB)
  • Rated Input Power: 16 kVA.
  • Half-hour Rated Output Power: 18 kVA.
  • Continuous Rated Output Power: 16 kVA
  • Maximum Input Current per 6 / 8kVA: 35 A(VRB).
  • Maximum Output Current per 6 / 8kVA: 43 A (for 30 mins), 70 A (for 5s), 70 A(VRB).
  • THD I (at rated power): < 3 %.
  • Protection: Overload, Overcurrent, Short Circuit, Over Temperature, Under/Over Voltage, Under/Over Frequency.

Battery Input

  • Nominal Battery Voltage: 48 V.
  • Maximum Battery Charge Current (Adj.): 300 A.
  • Recommended Minimum Pb-acid Battery Size: 350 Ah.
  • Battery Technology: Pb-Acid / Lithium Ion3 / Vanadium Redox (VRB).


  • Efficiency (peak): Up to 92% stand-alone, Up to 95% with source connected.
  • Tare Losses in Standby (Night): < 90 W.
  • Standby Losses (Load Sensing): < 8 W.


  • Mounting Method: Floor Standing
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 550 mm x 945 mm x 500 mm
  • Weight: 150 kg.
  • IP/NEMA Rating: IP30 / NEMA1.
  • Colour: RAL7032.
  • Cooling Method: Forced Air.
  • Standards: NRS097-2-1, G83/1-1.

Operator Panel

  • Display Type: 40 x 4 LCD with membrane keypad.
  • Communications: RS232 MODBUS RTU Slave (Ethernet / GPRS optional).

Additional Information

Additional Information

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Guarantee/ Warranty 3 year product warranty
Inverter Wattage 16000W


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