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the WRAP UP October 2020, Issue Ten

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Level Two Charging Complications for Chevy EV's
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Level Two Charging Complications for Chevy EV's

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Chevy owners have reached out to us saying the portable charger lists it is able to go up to 240 volts and try to purchase our adapters to do so. There are 240-volt outlets around the house, and we do have adapters to fit them, but it still won't work. Let’s use AD1430520 as an example. Again, the portable cable has a household plug, which fits into the connector end of this adapter, but it will only operate at 120 volts. The connector end of this adapter is wired to function as a regular household outlet at 120 volts.

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the WRAP UP Issue Eight: Industry News

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Industry News Level 2 Charging Research We have had customers reach out to us in search of a level 2 charger for the Chevrolet Bolt/Volt models. We learned the vehicles only come with a level 1 regular household charging cable. The customers are trying to adapt to the 240V outlets they have. Currently, we do not have a product that will adapt to a level 2 charging ability. As you read this, we are researching and planning ways we can adapt their cables and bring them a solution. Besides the level 1 charger, the other charging option offered by Chevrolet...

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Industry News from the WRAP UP Issue Seven

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At AC Connectors, we follow very closely with updates from Tesla and other EV manufacturers. This time, Ford grabbed the spotlight with an innovation for their upcoming F-150 Hybrid pick-up truck: an onboard power panel. Vehicles usually have a household outlet(s) available to charge phones or power small electronics. Most pick-up truck owners use their truck for their job or hobby, so why not have a full-blown panel of different outlets available? The usual outlets that would come on a generator are still available. You can use a NEMA L14-30 outlet for high power machinery or appliances, as well as...

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Level Two Electric Vehicle Charging

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Level Two EV Charging is 240 Volt 15 Amps, 30 Amps, or 50 Amps. Level Two charging can be done with many different types of outlets in your home, warehouse, business, or other commercial building.  It is the mid-range of charging for electric vehicles.  The different outlets you may already have in your home for level two EV charging are your dryer outlet and your electric range outlet.  Level two charging can offer ranges of over 60 miles of per hour of charging, depending on variables.  Level two charging is also using household electricity but in higher doses.  You can...

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