Among one of the more versatile electric vehicle chargers, the HCS-40 is compatible with almost all EV’s. It’s especially compatible with the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, Ford C-Max, Ford Focus Electric, Ford Fusion Energi, BMW i3, BMW i8, Fiat 500e and many more. Measuring in at 19.7 x 8.9 x 5.3 inches and only weighing in at 13 pounds, it is one of the lighter units on the market.
The HCS-40 comes with a 25-foot cable (with stowable storage for the cable) and with a fully sealed enclosure that has a NEMA 4 rating, you can install it anywhere you like since it can handle fairly severe outdoor weather; the operational temperature range for the HCS-40 is -22°F to 122°F. The ClipperCreek HCS-40 needs a 208/240V 40Amp supply circuit but has an output of 32Amps at 7.7kW which will charge your battery very quickly.
It also comes with lights that indicate your charging station and uses minimal standby consumption – so little, in fact, that it does not require an on/off switch and does so automatically. To store your J1772 plug after charging, simply holster in the wall mount connector holster that comes free with the unit and on top of everything else, ClipperCreek are so sure of their product that they have placed a 3-year warranty on it.
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