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3.4kW Li-ion Charger for EV Applications with CAN Bus and IP66 Rating

October 21, 2019 by Paul Shepard

Green Watt Power, a division of FSP-Powerland Technology, Inc. has announced the EVC3400 Series of ruggedized ac chargers using lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicle applications such as material handling, motorcycles, scooters, motorcycles, and e-carts.

The high-density, low-profile design allows easy mechanical integration into a variety of form factors and has options for either fan or liquid cooled designs.  The standard overall dimensions of the fan-version EVC-116-3400 is 240 x 187 x 70mm (9.45 x 7.36 x 2.76") with a weight of only 5.2kg.

The package is designed for high thermal efficiency. It is fully potted to help in high-stress environments and has an IP66 rating.

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The EVC3400 with a universal input range of 90- to 264-Vac is able to handle a wide range of standard of worldwide wall power input voltages and frequencies. The input frequency range is 47 to 63Hz. With efficiencies up to 93%, the power factor is 0.99 at 110Vac in and 0.98 at 220Vac in.

The charger has CAN communications for unit status and control with many protection features including OVP, OCP, SCP, OTP, and UVLO.  The turn-on delay at full load is 3s max. The operating temperature has a range of -40 to +60ºC with a storage range of -40 to +85⁰C. The EVC is designed to meet UL/CSA, TUV and EN55022 Class B, EN55032 Class B.

Units are available from stock to 8 weeks.