Balmar MaxCharge MC-618 12V Voltage Regulator

Original price was: $345.50.Current price is: $309.00.

Balmar MaxCharge MC-618 12V Multi-Stage Marine Voltage Regulator

Replaces MC-614

SKU: BAL-MC-618 Category:


Balmar’s new MaxCharge MC-618 12 volt marine voltage regulators feature custom-selectable preset programs for nine battery technologies – standard flooded; deep-cycle flooded; gel; AGM; spiral-wound; LiFePO4; and Carbon Foam AGM – plus a default factory safe program and a separate program for vessels with voltage sensitive halogen systems. Advanced programming mode adds even greater user control.

Balmar has upgraded its legendary MC-614 Voltage Regulator to communicate with the SG200 Battery Monitor!  Now you can see how the New MC-618 Regulator is directing your alternator charging activity from either the SG200 2″ Color Display and/or the optional Bluetooth® Smartphone App.  Basic setup functions can be accomplished from the SG200 Color Display, Smartphone App or the traditional on-regulator programming tool.  Advanced Programming functions are available and easily configured from the Bluetooth® Smartphone App.

  • Monitor Alternator/Regulator Activity from the SG200
  • Setup Regulator from 2″ Color Display or the Smartphone App
  • Advanced Programming from the Smartphone App
  • All the Same Regulation Features as the MC-614
  • New Carbon Foam AGM Battery Profile
  • Improved High Temperature Alternator Control
  • Protects Lithium Batteries below Freezing Temperatures
  • 9 Selectable Programs for Marine Batteries (including LiFePO4 and Carbon Foam AGM)
  • 15 Amp Maximum Field Current
  • Advanced Programming Modes
  • Alternator & Battery Temperature Sensing & Control
  • Exclusive Belt Load Manager Function
  • Bright LED Display and Easy Programming Mode
  • Can be Used in Twin-Engine Applications with Centerfielder II

Monitor your Alternator’s Performance with Real-Time Data

  • Charging Stage
  • Compare Actual Voltage against Target Voltage
  • Monitor Field Output Percentage
  • Set Maximum Field Percentage

Balmar MC-618 SG200 Display Options

Balmar MC-618 Smartphone Display ScreenshotsAdd the Optional Bluetooth® Gateway to Enable Advanced Programming

  • Configure ALL Regulator Parameters
  • Save and Recall Regulator Programs
  • Monitor Regulator Performance from your Smartphone
  • Collect and Share Diagnostic Information

Best of all, the New MC-618 is priced the same as the MC-614 and also comes with a cable adapter for the SmartLinkTM Network at no additional charge.  Merely purchase a 5M (SG2-0403) or 10M (SG2-0400) data cable to connect to the Network.

Balmar MC-618 SG200 Network ExampleUse The SmartLinkTM Network for Charging and Monitoring

  • Build your own charging and battery monitoring network!
  • Add Color Displays for viewing data in different locations.
  • All charging and battery information can be displayed anywhere on the SmartLinkTM Network
  • SG200 Firmware upgrades are available via downloads through the Smpartphone App and Bluetooth® Gateway.
  • Dual engine applications are easily supported by connecting both MC-618 regulators to the SmartLinkTM Network.
  • Add SmartShunts if you have multiple banks.
    • Stern or Bow Thruster Banks
    • House Bank #2

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 8 × 4 in





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