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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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the WRAP UP Season Eight: Tips From Tony

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Tips From Tony When talking about the different NEMA configurations, it is important to remember what P and R stand for. P will always stand for the male plug side, while R will always stand for the female receptacle. P and R can never be used for opposite ends, and they don't stand for anything else.

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The WRAP UP Issue Eight Cover Story: 2020 Hurricane Season

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2020 Hurricane Season Let us help you keep the power on during hurricane season. Earlier in the year, the NOAA was predicting anywhere from 3-6 major hurricanes and for the season to be an above-average hurricane season. Fast forward to August, and the predictions have changed. The NOAA is now predicting up to 25 named storms. As we write this, there are two hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, Laura and Marco. We have no way of knowing how the hurricane season will play out, but what we do know is how to help keep your power on in an...

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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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Employee Recommendations February Issue Two of the WRAP UP

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We learned about CarGenerator™ when they referred a customer to our site for power solutions to coincide with their product. We were amazed at the thought of using our vehicle as a generator. There are many great reasons to use Car Generator™ rather than a large bulky generator when in need of emergency power. One of the most obvious reasons is your car is always parked where you are so you will never be without power if you own a Car Generator™.  Learn more about this product on their website www.CarGenerator.com

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