Volvo - Type 2 3 Pin Charging Cable. Variable 6A, 8A, 10A mains socket charger

Item Description and Specification

Type 2 Volvo EVSE Portable Charger Variable 6 amps, 8 amps and 10 amps

Charge your Type 2 Volvo EV at your home or office using a 3 pin plug. Our portable chargers (also known as a granny charger or home charger) includes variable charging to enable charging your EV at either 6 amps, 8 amps or 10 amps for faster or slower 'trickle' charging. These home chargers are backed by a 1 year warranty.

Please ensure that your 13A mains socket(s) has been checked by a qualified electrician to assess the suitability of charging your vehicle at continuous loads of 10A and is protected against causes of overheating. For mains socket charging we recommend an RCBO socket wired to a dedicated circuit. Please ensure that the device is plugged directly and fully into the socket, do not use an extension lead or adapter with this device. Please note that this charger is not manufactured by Volvo, so although this product is a compatible Volvo charger, we always recommend checking your vehicle handbook.

This charging cable is compatible with the vehicles below. This list is updated so if you do not see your vehicle, please check your handbook or check that your vehicle socket matches the images above:

Volvo C30 Electric, Volvo V60 Hybrid, Volvo S60 Hybrid, Volvo S90 Hybrid, Volvo V90 Hybrid, Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric, Volvo XC40 PHEV, Volvo XC60 PHEV, Volvo XC90 PHEV

Multiple safeguards are built in with this Volvo portable charger to protect against damage to the vehicle, outlet and charger whilst charging:

  • PCB Temperature Sensor
  • Earth Fault Monitoring
  • Leakage Protection
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Overvoltage Protection
  • Undervoltage Protection
  • Lightning Protection
  • Water Resistant

This Volvo portable charger complies with the IEC 61851 and IEC 62752 standard for charging the Type 2 socket range of electric vehicles. It also has a Type A RCD with 6ma DC (Type B) fault current protection. The charger can be used to charge outside during rainy weather. Reasonable care should be taken to ensure that the device is not left in standing water and water does not enter the plugs. Please read the user manual that is included with our 3 pin chargers. The charger can be used with a 3 pin 13A mains socket and in any country that supports the Type G 3 pin plug.

What is the benefit of variable charging?

Most 3 pin charging cables only charge at a fixed current of 10A. These adjustable Amp charging cables function more like a charging station in that the vehicle and charger can adjust the current, if trickle charging is required or the vehicle limits the current for example. The lower Amp setting of 6A is also suitable for charging the vehicle using solar power. The device has inbuilt overheating detection and will reduce the current if the transformer becomes too hot. The charger also has a timer that allows charging to begin either 2, 4 or 6 hours after being plugged in to the EV, which makes it ideal for taking advantage of off peak electricity tariffs. The adjustable Amp 3 pin charging cable 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 Volvo hybrid / electric vehicle will depend on the battery that your Volvo is equipped with. Using your socket to charge regularly over long durations can cause thermal damage if the socket / wiring is not suitable.

Charging cable checklist

To ensure that the cable you purchase is right for you, please read the following checklist:

  • Make sure the charging cable is compatible with your vehicle. The photos at the top of the page show you what the pins in the connectors look like so you can match the cable to your vehicle.
  • Make sure that the length of the cable is sufficient to reach the charging socket of your vehicle. We recommend allowing at least half a metre so that the cable is not overstretched.
  • If you do not have your electric vehicle yet, please check with the manufacturer or dealer / seller to confirm if it is already equipped with a 3 pin charging cable.

If in doubt, please contact us via our contact page.

How to use the variable EV charger

Please read the safety information in the user manual 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 Volvo. 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 2 charging cables.

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

Volvo EVSE Portable Charger Specifications
EV charger type3-pin plug to Type 2 (IEC 62196-2) connectors
Cable lengths available5M, 8M
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
 

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  • Brand: Duosida | Weight (KG): 3.00 | Status: Available
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