CHARX connect – AC charging cables for electric vehicles, charging stations, and home chargers

AC charging cables for electric cars, charging stations, and home charging points

The CHARX connect mode 3 charging cables are suitable for the AC charging of electric vehicles from all manufacturers. They achieve charging powers of up to 26 kW and are available with type 1 and type 2 connectors as well as GB/T connectors. In addition to cables for permanent installation on charging stations, we also provide electric car charging cables that can be stored in the vehicle. The charging connectors have already received multiple awards for their ergonomics, design, and look.

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Your advantages

  • Complete product range for type 1, type 2, and GB/T
  • Convenient handling thanks to ergonomic, triple award-winning design
  • On request with your logo – for consistent branding of your charging station
  • Longitudinal water tightness reliably prevents water permeation
  • Developed and produced in accordance with the IATF 16949 automotive standard and ISO 9001
  • Tested according to automotive standards LV124, LV214, and LV215-2

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Type 1 AC charging cable for up to 80 A – with integrated temperature sensors
AC charging cables in accordance with the GB/T standard
AC charging cables with IC-CPD in accordance with the GB/T standard
Type 1 AC charging cable for up to 80 A
More safety due to integrated temperature sensors

With the new CHARX connect type 1 charging cables, you can achieve charging powers up to 20 kW for the first time on the North American single-phase grid. The UL-certified mode 3 charging cables are designed for charging currents up to 80 A – with a cable diameter of just 19.4 mm. The option of integrated temperature technology provides additional safety.

These are the main features

  • Safe against overheating due to external temperature measuring
  • Convenient handling due to the ergonomic, triple award-winning design
  • Available with your logo on request – for consistent branding of your charging station
  • Longitudinal water tightness reliably prevents water ingress
  • Developed and produced in accordance with the IATF 16949 automotive standard and ISO 9001
  • Tested in accordance with automotive standards LV124, LV214, and LV215-2

These are the advantages

  • Rated current: 80 A
  • Rated voltage: 250 V AC
  • Charging power: 20 kW
  • Conductor cross-section: AWG 6
  • Cable length: 25 ft (additional lengths on request)
  • Degree of protection: Type 3R (when plugged in)
  • Temperature sensors: PTC chain
  • Certifications: UL

AC charging cables in accordance with the GB/T standard
Proven quality in a compact design

The new CHARX connect mode 3 charging cables in accordance with the Chinese GB/T standard have been reduced to the essentials – the charging connector was given a very compact design. So you get solid quality and good ergonomics at an attractive price. The charging cables are available in the four common performance classes. Sold only through Phoenix Contact China.

These are the main features

  • Compact and lightweight plug design with comfortable, ergonomic handling
  • Available with your logo on request – for consistent branding of your charging station
  • Efficient power transmission and long-term stability thanks to silver-plated contact surfaces
  • Longitudinal water tightness reliably prevents water ingress
  • Developed and produced in accordance with the IATF 16949 automotive standard and ISO 9001

These are the advantages

  • Rated current: 16 A … 32 A
  • Rated voltage: 250 V AC … 440 V AC
  • Charging power: 4.0 kW … 24.4 kW
  • Conductor cross-section: 2.5 mm² … 6 mm²
  • Cable length: 3.5 m … 10 m (additional lengths on request)
  • Degree of protection: IP67
  • Certification: CQC

AC charging cables with IC-CPD in accordance with the GB/T standard
Flexible charging at the household socket

The new CHARX connect mobile mode 2 charging cable with integrated control and protection unit (IC-CPD) enables AC charging of electric vehicles with a GB/T charging inlet at household sockets with up to 2.8 kW. The protective cap on the charging connector protects the contacts from dirt and moisture when not in use. Sold only through Phoenix Contact China.

These are the main features

  • Locally flexible and safe charging at any household socket thanks to the integrated control system
  • Convenient handling due to the ergonomic, triple award-winning design
  • Efficient power transmission and long-term stability thanks to silver-plated contact surfaces
  • Longitudinal water tightness reliably prevents water ingress
  • Developed and produced in accordance with the IATF 16949 automotive standard and ISO 9001

These are the advantages

  • Rated current: 13 A
  • Rated voltage: 220 V AC
  • Charging power: 2.8 kW
  • Conductor cross-section: 2.5 mm²
  • Cable length: 5 m
  • Degree of protection: IP67
  • Certification: CQC

Presentation by our Product Manager

Presentation of the CHARX connect AC charging cables
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Example illustration: Charging mode 3 with case B (top) and case C (bottom)

Charging with alternating current in accordance with mode 3 When do I need which charging cable?

  • Mobile charging cables are used in charging case B (top in the figure). They are stored in the trunk of the vehicle, for example. The cable is equipped with a connecting element at both ends.
  • Mobile adapter charging cables are the ideal solution for charging case B, for example if a vehicle with an American type 1 charging inlet needs to be charged at a European type 2 charging station.
  • You need a charging cable with a free cable end for charging case C (bottom in figure). For this purpose, the charging cable is permanently connected to the charging station or home charger.
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Overview of AC charging cables

Our portfolio at a glance:

Type 1 ¹

Type 2 ¹

GB/T ¹

Application
Regions North America, South Korea, Japan Europe, Australia, Greenland, India, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South America, and others China
Certifications VDE, CB, UL, PSE VDE, CB CQC
Technology and features
Charging power 5 kW … 12 kW 5 kW … 26.6 kW 4.4 kW … 24.4 kW
Number of phases Single-phase Single-phase, 3-phase Single-phase, 3-phase
Optional locking option with U-lock
Available versions
With free cable end
With infrastructure charging plug type 1 ²
With infrastructure charging plug type 2
With GB/T infrastructure charging plug
Compatible accessories
Charging connector holder
Cable glands
Directly to product (example) Directly to product (example) Directly to product (example)

¹ Specification refers to the vehicle charging connector (left in the figure).
² The type 1 standard does not provide for an infrastructure charging plug (charging case B), only for a permanently attached charging cable with a free cable end (charging case C).

Charging cables for your electric car
Are you a private end user?
Are you looking for a portable mode 3 charging cable from Phoenix Contact for your electric car? As a private individual, you unfortunately cannot order directly from us, but you can order from numerous online shops that sell our charging cables.
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