EV charger adapters: which types are available for my EV?

ev charger adapters

There are lots of EV charger adapters available today from a wide variety of suppliers. Unfortunately, they are necessary because there are a few different ev connectors used depending on the manufacturer and the power that is being supplied to the EV.

How can i know which types are available for my EV?

Whether you want to charge your electric vehicle at home, at work or at a public station, one thing is essential: the outlet of the charging station has to match the outlet of your car. More precisely, the adapter that connects the charging station with your vehicle has to have the right plug on both ends.

Adapter 48A Tesla to J1772

EV charger adapters 48A Tesla socket to J1772 plug, wireless, this ev charging adapter is to connect a Tesla ev charging station with a J1772 Type 1  plug, it’s both compatible with private or public charging stations.

48A Tesla to J1772
ev charger adapter

Adapter 60A J1772 to Tesla

EV charger adapters 60A J1772 type 1 socket to Tesla plug, this ev charger adapter is to connect your EV to type 1 ev charging station with tesla adapter, both compatible for home and public charging.

60A J1772 to Tesla

Adapter 32A Type 1 to Type 2

EV charger adapters 32A Type 1 socket to Type 2 plug, wireless, this ev charger/charging adapter is to connect type 1 ev charging pile to charge electric vehicle with type 2 inlet.

32A Type 1 to Type 2

Adapter 32A Type 2 to Type 1

EV Charging adapter: 32A Type 2 to Type 1, this adapter has 3 versions.

  • 32A type 2 to type 1, wireless
  • 32A type 2 socket to type 1 plug, with 0.5m cable
  • 32A type 2 male to type 1 female plug, with 0.5m cable

The 1st version is wireless ev charging adapter, to connect a Type 2 electric car’s charging port with a Type 1 charging plug. Compatible with private or public charging stations.

32A Type 2 to Type 1

Adapter 32A Type 2 socket to Type 1 plug

32A Type 2 socket to Type 1 plug with 0.5m cable, this is the 2nd version, this charging adapter is also to connect a Type 2 ev charging station or portable charger with a Type 1 charging plug. Both Compatible with private or public charging stations.

32A Type 2 socket to Type 1 plug

Adapter 32A Type 2 male plug to Type 1 female plug

EV charger adapters 32A Type 2 male plug to Type 1 female plug with 0.5m cable, this is the 3rd version. This charging adapter is also to connect a Type 2 ev charging station or portable charger with a Type 1 charging plug. Both Compatible with private or public charging stations.

32A Type 2 male plug to Type 1 female plug

Adapter 32A Type 2 to GB/T wireless

32A Type 2 socket to GB/T plug, wireless, with power on/off button, the connector is to connect type 2 wallbox to charge an electric vehicle with GBT socket/inlet.

Below is the product link and video for reviewing.

https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Zencar-32A-ev-charging-adapters-1_1600488823799.html?spm=a2747.manage.0.0.50b571d21B79nP

32A Type 2 to GB/T wireless

Adapter 32A Type 2 to GB/T with cable

32A Type 2 to GB/T with cable, it has 2 version. This ev charging connector is as an adapter to connect type 2 wall mounted ev charging station to charge GB/T car.

  • 32A single phase, max 7kw
  • 32A 3 phase, max 22kw
32A Type 2 to GB/T with cable
32A Type 2 to GB/T with cable
32A Type 2 to GB/T with cable

Adapter 32A Type 1 to GB/T wireless

32A Type 1 socket to GB/T  plug, this wireless adapter is to charge an GB/T electric vehicle from an ev charging station with type 1 cable both at home or public.

32A Type 1 to GB/T wireless

Adapter 32A Type 1 to GB/T with cable

32A Type 1 socket to GB/T plug with 0.5m cable, this ev charging cable is to connect type 1 wall mounted ev charging station or level 2 ev charger for charging Chinese GB/T electric vehicle, both compatible for home and public charging.

32A Type 1 to GBT with cable

Adapter 32A GB/T to Type 2

32A GB/T socket to Type 2 plug with 0.5m cable, both available for 32A single phase or 32A 3 phase, this ev charging adapter is to connect GB/T Chinese ev charging station, for charging type 2 European electric vehicle.

32A GB/T to Type 2

Adapter 32A GB/T to Type 1

32A GB/T socket to Type 1 plug with 0.5m cable, both compatible with home or public charging. This ev charger adapter is to connect GB/T charger or ev charging station to charge your type 1 J1772 car.

32A GB/T to Type 1

Adapter 16A Type 2 to Schuko

16A Type 2 male plug to Schuko socket with 0.5m cable, this adapter is for charging scooter or tricycle, connect type 2 male plug from an ev charging station with type 2 female socket, then connect your schuko plug with the schuko socket to charge.

16A Type 2 to Schuko

V2L adapter: Vehicle-to-load

V2L adapter, Vehicle-to-load adapter is the most basic application of bidirectional charging. It does not require a bidirectional charger. Instead, an adapter is plugged into your charging port which allows the car to operate as a portable battery pack with a standard 120/240V power supply.

This feature could be used on road trips(power a mini-fridge, BBQ) or in the event of a power outage by providing temporary power to multriple devices. Scroll down to table 2 to see which cars are V2L vehicle-to-load compatible.

  • Type 2 to schuko
  • Type 1 to Nema 5-15
V2L adapter
V2L adapter

DC Adapter 150A CCS2 to CCS1

150A DC adapter CCS2 socket to CCS1 plug with 0.3m cable, this is for charging at DC ev charging station, connect CCS type 2 cable to charge electric vehicle with CCS1 inlet/socket. PE connected / unconnected, it’s compatible with different cars.

CCS 2 to CCS 1

DC Adapter 150A CCS1 to CCS2

150A DC fast adapter CCS1 socket to CCS2 plug, wireless ev charging adapter, this connector is to connect public CCS1 DC fast charging station for charging European electric vehicle with DC CCS2 inlet.

150A CCS1 to CCS2
CCS1 to CCS2

Where can i find the suitable adapter?

Find the right EV charging adapter compatible with most public charging stations.

To summarize:  Six types of plug exist, three for AC (type 1, type 2 and GB/T) and three for DC (CCS, CHAdeMo and GB/T).

Type 1 is common for American vehicles, it’s a single-phase plug and can charge at a speed of up to 7.4 kW.

Type 2 is standard for European and Asian vehicles from 2018 onwards, it’s a triple-phase plug and can charge at a level of up to 43 kW.

AC GB/T is standard for Chinese electric vehicle, both single phase and 3 phase are available.

CCS is a version of type 2 with two additional power contacts. It allows very fast charging.

CHAdeMO can be found in Asian cars and allows for high charging capacities as well as bidirectional charging.

DC GB/T is a version of Chinese cars and allows very fast charging.

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