Phihong Releases New Level 2 32A EV AC Charger for Commercial & Residential Applications

For Immediate Release

August 24, 2020

For more information contact:

Michael Law, Phihong USA

(510) 378-4188

michaell@phihongusa.com

Phihong Releases New Level 2 32A EV AC Charger for Commercial & Residential Applications

Providing an easy-to-install, customizable solution for indoor & outdoor applications, the new IP55-rated, thin-profile AW Series AC charger features an input voltage range of 200VAC –240VAC, an internal rotary switch for selecting maximum output current, the options for wired or wireless connectivity, & an RFID card reader to support back-end management & user identification

Fremont, CA (August 24, 2020)Phihong, a leading global supplier of OEM power solutions, has released its new Level 2 AW Series 32A EV AC Charger. Featuring an input voltage range of 200VAC–240VAC, and a built-in rotary switch for selecting maximum output current, the new compact, thin-profile AW Series AC charger is ergonomically designed with IP55-rated weatherproof casing to provide an easy-to-install, customizable solution for indoor and outdoor applications. Available with wired or wireless connectivity for communication with a central office to provide operator assistance, trouble-shooting, software and charging status updates, the new AC chargers also have an optional feature for an intelligent RFID card reader for user identification and management, and are ideal for use in commercial, multi-dwelling unit, and residential EV charging stations.

The new AW Series 32A EV AC charger’s internal rotary switch enables users to select the charger’s maximum output current so that multiple chargers can be shared with a single 40A circuit breaker. The switch allows the AW Series charger to support the requirements of EV power configurations in all regions, making it ideal for fleet management, service station, and parking garage applications, as well as for EV infrastructure operators and service providers, and EV dealer workshops around the world.
 
With the option for remote connectivity through LAN, Wi-Fi, or 4G, the new AW Series chargers can support any Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP) 1.6 JSON-compatible back-end management system, including those developed by customers, as well as the OCPP-compliant software platform from ChargeLab, a leading provider of software for managing EV charging stations. Through seamless integration with ChargeLab’s subscription-based advanced charger management system software for billing, user identification, and power management, the AW Series is proven ready for immediate plug-in to full-stack EV charging solutions, including hardware, network connection, and advanced software controls. 

“The new AW Series 32A EV AC Charger represents an innovative addition to our extensive portfolio of proven, highly-efficient EV charging systems,” said Michael Law, director of Business Development, Phihong USA. “Phihong strives to design innovative solutions that meet superior quality and safety standards while offering environmental protection and carbon reduction. Our new AW Series chargers are no exception, featuring a user-friendly, thin-profile design, and customizable design options. Furthermore, our partnership with ChargeLab enables customers to select an EV charging solution that is easy to install and can be used for handling a wide range of EV charging applications from single-family homes to software-enabled multi-family, commercial, or fleet management.”

“Phihong’s AW Series 32A EV AC Charger offers a sleek, affordable solution that meets our customers’ needs for their homes, multi-family buildings, workplaces, and fleet charging applications,” said Zachary Lefevre, CEO, ChargeLab. “The AW Series chargers provide impressive flexibility and a wide range of features from basic charging to smart connectivity options with Ethernet, Wi-Fi, or 4G, and we look forward to connecting the AW Series chargers along with the other top-tier brands integrated with the ChargeLab software platform.”

Featuring SAE J1772 (Type 1) or  IEC 62196 (Type 2) compatible, user-friendly charging interfaces, the AW Series 32A EV AC Chargers are currently available in three models for the USA (AWLU77), EU (AWSE770), and Asia Pacific (AWSC770) regions, and offer customizable color and brand re-labeling options with four different configurations that can be wall-mounted or on free-standing pedestals to support both indoor and outdoor use for commercial and residential applications. Measuring just 260mm x 100mm x 280mm, the AW Series chargers are rated for maximum AC output current of 32A with 50Hz/60Hz frequency, and an operating temperature range of -30°C to 50°C. The chargers carry CE, UL, RCM, and TR25 safety certifications for the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, Korea, and the Eurasian Economic Union.

For more information about Phihong’s new AW Series 32A EV AC Charger, please visit the product webpage. For more information about Phihong’s extensive portfolio of EV AC/DC chargers, please visit the Phihong EV Chargers webpage, or download their 2020-2021 EV Charging Solution brochure. For more information about Phihong’s wide range of Level 2 AC and Level 3 DC chargers, and for all other inquiries, please visit www.phihong.com, email michaell@phihongusa.com, call (510) 445-0100, or write to Phihong USA at 47800 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538.

About Phihong

Phihong is a global leader in the development of world-class power solutions, with annual revenue of $500 Million. A leading supplier of power adapters, power supplies, LED drivers, lighting controllers, and Power over Ethernet products, Phihong proudly serves OEMs in the medical, datacom, telecom, personal electronics, industrial, networking, and lighting markets, and has a truly global reach, with design labs, manufacturing facilities, and sales support centers in California, New York, The Netherlands, China, Japan, and Taiwan.

About ChargeLab

ChargeLab is a leading North American provider of EV charging management software and turnkey EV infrastructure solutions. ChargeLab helps buildings connect, monetize, and control EV chargers. The ChargeLab platform is compatible with any OCPP-compliant EV charger, including Phihong's full line-up of AC and DC chargers. ChargeLab has offices in Toronto, Canada, and Mountain View, California.