Type 1 EVSE Portable Charging Cable. Variable Amp - 6A, 8A, 10A - UK 3 Pin Plug

Item Description and Specification

Type 1 EVSE Portable Charger Variable 6 amps, 8 amps and 10 amps

Charge your electric vehicle at your home, office or anywhere that has a 13A 3 pin Type G plug socket (BS 1363) with our type 1 portable chargers. Our portable chargers (also known as a granny charger or home charger) are compatible with hybrid and electric vehicles of 3kw (16A) and above charging capacity. The variable charging allows your EV to be charged at either 6 amps, 8 amps or 10 amps for faster or slower 'trickle' charging. Our home chargers are backed by a 1 year warranty. Should you need the Type 2 version of this home charger then please go to our Type 2 portable charger with 3 pin Type G (UK) plug.

You should only charge at the full capacity that the charger is capable of dependent upon the suitability of the power outlet, otherwise it may present a risk of thermal damage to your socket. Please ensure that your socket has been checked by a qualified electrician to assess the suitability of charging your vehicle using a mains socket and is protected against causes of overheating. For mains socket charging we recommend a dedicated Type B RCBO socket. Please ensure that the device is plugged directly and fully into the socket, do not use an extension lead with this device.

This portable charger has several safeguards for added protection while charging:

  • Overvoltage Protection.
  • Undervoltage Protection.
  • Lightning Protection.
  • Waterproof IP55.
  • PCB Temperature Sensor.
  • Device PCB Overheat Protection.
  • Leakage Protection.
  • Overcurrent Protection.

The 3 pin charging cable can be used in any country that supports the 3 pin plug.

What is the benefit of variable charging?

Most 3 pin home chargers, especially in the UK, only charge at a maximum of 10A even though the maximum current of a 3 pin plug is 13A. This is to protect the socket from overheating due to the long charging times that are sometimes required to charge an EV at 3.7kw. However, there are times when faster charging is needed and these portable chargers have a 12A option to provide a quick top up charge as well as lower settings, which require less power consumption and are suitable for solar powered charging. The portable charger will stop charging the battery of your electric vehicle once it has reached full charge.

The length it will take to recharge the battery for your hybrid / electric vehicle will depend on the battery that your vehicle is equipped with, which will impact on the suitability of the setting that you should use.

How to use the variable EV charger

Please read the user and safety instructions included with this charger before using it. If you do not receive this information, please contact us. Plug the device into into the power outlet and switch on. The required ampere setting can be selected by touching the device with the supplied RFID tag or by double clicking the button icon. Select the ampere setting to match the Ampage of your power outlet. Connect the vehicle charging plug to your Type 1 EV. After 1 minute or once you plug the EV connector into the car, the setting is 'locked in' and will be remembered the next time you use it. To change the setting, repeat the above procedure. Your vehicle software will communicate with the device and only draw the maximum amount of power that the battery can accept.

If you would like a Mode 3 charger that connects from a charging station to your EV, browse our range of Type 1 charging cables.

For trade enquiries or bulk purchases please contact us for a quote on our Trade Enquiries page.

EVSE Portable Charger Specifications
Portable charger type3-pin plug to Type 1 (SAE J1772) connectors
Cable lengths available5 metres, 8 metres
IP gradeWaterproof and dust proof to IP55 grade
Rated current6 amps, 8 amps and 10 amps
Operating voltage110 - 240v
Cable thickness3G 2.5mm2 + 2 x 0.5mm2
CertificationTUV, CE and IEC tested
 
List of compatible Type 1 EV's

This Type 1 to Type 2 charging cable is compatible with the following EV's

ChevroletChevrolet Volt
CitroenCitroen Berlingo, Citroen C-Zero
FiskerFisker EMotion
FiatFiat 500e
FordFord C-Max, Ford Focus Electric
HondaHonda Accord
KiaKia Soul 2017-2019
MitsubishiMitsubishi i-Miev, Mitsubishi Outlander
NissanNissan Leaf (Nissan Leaf models manufactured on and before 2017), Nissan NV200
VauxhallVauxhall Ampera
PeugeotPeugeot Ion, Peugeot Partner Van
RenaultRenault Fluence, Renault Kangoo T1, Renault Kangoo ZE T1
TataTata Indica, Tata Tigor
ToyotaToyota Prius (Toyota Prius models manufactured on and before 2016)

Please contact us if your vehicle is not listed or match your vehicle socket to the photos above.

Please check that the charging socket of your motorcycle matches the photos above to confirm that this charging cable is compatible.

BMW MotorradBMW C Evolution
Energica MotorradEnergica Eva, Energica Ego
Victory MotorradVictory Empulse TT

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