Type 1 to 3 pin Charging Cable 6A 8A 10A

£216.00 vat included

Introducing our Type 1 to 3-pin charger for charging your EV at 10A. This charger delivers up to 2.3kW when utilizing a 13A socket, providing EV charging for your Type 1 PHEV or BEV at home or any location with a 3-pin UK socket. Your charger includes a cable bag, and you have the option to upgrade to a case capable of storing multiple EV cables. Read below for additional details.

Please Read Before You Buy
Our Type 1 to 3 pin charging cables are normally returned for one of the reasons below. Reading this information may help you to avoid having to return the charger. Please also read the Description tab further down the page as it contains important information about this 3 pin EV charger.

  • Ensure compatibility between the charging cable and your vehicle. The images on this page provide a visual guide to the connector pins, allowing you to match the cable plug to your vehicle socket. You can also use our EV Cable Finder to locate your vehicle and explore the charging cables available for your vehicle.
  • Is the cable long enough? Measure the distance from your 3-pin socket to your Type 1 vehicle socket, typically where your vehicle is parked, and add half a meter to prevent overstretching the cable.
Cable Care & Safety
To ensure the proper care of your charger, be sure to follow the safety instructions outlined in the user booklet provided with your charging cable. Please read the booklet before using the Type 1 to 3-pin charger. In case you do not receive the user booklet, please notify us. Additionally, check our EV Cable Care Guide for valuable tips on safely using your 3-pin charging cable and avoiding common issues that may lead to the charger malfunctioning.

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If Your Vehicle Has A Type 1 Socket, Then This 3 Pin Charger Will Be Compatible

This Type 1 to 3 pin charger can charge an EV up to 10A, which equates to around 2.3kW. It is ideally suited as a backup charging device for your PHEV / BEV. We recommend that an electrician checks that your 13A socket is suitable for EV charging.

Plug this charger into a 13A socket and charge your EV at 10A. Adjusting the charger’s current to 6A, 8A, and 10A, enables compatibility with sockets requiring less than 10A. This feature therefore allows connection to solar panels/PV systems.

Being able to reduce the charging current reduces the heat stress on a mains socket. This is important if a 13A socket lacks a dedicated circuit connection. Or where the circuit and socket haven’t been certified for EV charging by a qualified electrician.

This Type 1 to 3 pin charger also has a timer, enabling charging to start from 1 to 10 hours after plugging in.

Photo of the unit and 13A plug with a 13A socket
Photo of a Type 1 vehicle socket

Is This Type 1 Charger Suitable For My EV / PHEV?

Choosing The Right Charger

To use this 3-pin charger, your EV must have a Type 1 socket. Refer to the photo of a Type 1 socket on this page and match it to your EV.

If you are still not sure, click the button below to find your BEV/PHEV. This will enable you to verify if your vehicle is equipped with a Type 1 socket. Additionally, please review the information at the top of this page under “Please Read Before You Buy”. This information will help you to avoid the most common reasons for returning a 3-pin charging cable.

Use A Suitable Socket

Charging an EV for long periods with a 13A socket may cause thermal damage to the socket. For example, the socket might overheat if the socket has damaged, if there is faulty wiring, or if the electrical circuit is overloaded. It is rare, but it does happen.

For this reason, we strongly recommend having an electrician inspect the intended socket to certify its suitability for EV charging. This assessment should include factors such the duration (e.g., 4 hours charging at a time), and the frequency of EV charging (e.g., daily).

We understand that, at times, charging your EV with a socket certified by an electrician may not be feasible. In such instances, we recommend charging the vehicle at 6A. It is also a good idea to ensure that both the plug and socket are not becoming excessively hot during charging.

Avoid using an extension lead or adapter. Plug the charger directly into the socket. Ensure that water does not come into contact with the prongs of the 3-pin plug or enters inside the Type 1 plug. Keep the charger dry when not in use. Before using this charger, be sure to read the user booklet included with the charger.

EV Cable Bag And Case

We provide a canvas cable bag (suitable for cables up to 10M) to store this charger when not in use. The bag can also be upgraded to a cable carrier case made from EVA material, which has improved waterproof and impact protection. The EVA case has an elasticated strap in the bottom compartment and elasticated mesh pocket in the top to allow convenient storage of two cables. The EVA case can hold two cables, provided each cable is no longer than 10 meters (with a total combined length of 20 meters) and is neatly wound. You can replace the canvas cable bag with an EVA case by selecting the option available in the basket or on the checkout page.

Photo of EV canvas bag and waterproof case

10A EV Charger Features

IP65 protection for the control box. TUV approved.
Conformity: IEC 61851-2 and 62196.
30mA AC Type A RCD.

Built in fault detection: Over voltage / under voltage, over current and surge protection.
PCB Overheating protection: The charging current will automatically reduce if the circuit board in the device box exceeds 75 degrees.

Type 1 10A 3 Pin Charging Cable Technical Data

Charging cable type3-pin (Type G) 13A socket to Type 1 (SAE J1772) connectors
Lengths available5Metre, 8Metre
Rated current10A
Certification61851:2019, 62752:2016+A1:2020
Cable from control box to power outletTPE 3×2.5+2×0.75mm. Length including plug: 70cm
Cable to Type 2 vehicle plugTPU 3×2.5+1×0.75mm
Control box dimensions210mm (H) x 85mm (W) x 50mm (D)
IP gradeControl box: IP65. Plugs when connected to sockets: IP55
Operating voltage220V-240V AC
Leakage protectionAC leakage 30mA
Working temperature-30°C to 50°C
Flame retardantUL94 V-0
Insulation resistance10MΩ

The Type 1 to Type 2 charging cable is compatible with the following EVs


BMW C Evolution


Chevrolet Volt


Citroen Berlingo (Manufactured on and before 2019), Citroen C-Zero


Ford C-Max, Ford Focus Electric


Kia Soul 2017-2019


Mitsubishi i-Miev, Mitsubishi Outlander


Nissan Leaf (Nissan Leaf models manufactured on and before 2017), Nissan NV200


Peugeot Ion, Peugeot Partner Van (Manufactured on and before 2019)


Renault Fluence, Renault Kangoo (Manufactured on and before 2012)


Toyota Prius (Toyota Prius models manufactured on and before 2016)


Vauxhall Ampera

Please contact us if your Type 1 vehicle is not listed, or match your vehicle socket to the photos above.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Length (Metres): No selection

5M, 8M