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Recommendation for 15 metre Type 2 Charging Cables

  • 05-12-2021 9:07pm
    Registered Users Posts: 41

    HI folks,

    I am looking to get an untethered charging point installed and due the the location I will need a 15 metre Type 2  cable. Any advice on what to watch out for when purchasing a Type 2 Charging Cables. It seams like a lot of the retailers online may be making them up themselves so I can imagine there could be verity in quality.

    The car has an onboard single phase charger so will go it the single phase cable. Thanks


  • Registered Users Posts: 63,583 ✭✭✭✭unkel

    Phil Fitzgerald ( got me one nearly 5 years ago. I use it permanently connected to my untethered charge point. It hasn't missed a beat. He got it for me slightly cheaper than I could get it myself online too and I supported a small Irish business. Win-win!

  • Registered Users Posts: 925 ✭✭✭Plates

    I got in touch with Phil to get a 10m Type 2 Cable but they don't supply them any more - any other suggestions to avoid going the UK route?

  • Registered Users Posts: 533 ✭✭✭handpref

    Wasn’t Phil making them up to order? And repairing broken ones. The end of UK imports really hit his business hard. Electric Autos are without doubt the best company I have ever dealt with. Knowledge and professionalism that would put main dealers to shame.

  • Registered Users Posts: 41 fluffykre

    Hi Plates in the end I went with the following cable from this website. It shipped from Lithuanian and says made in China. I decided on the single phase cable over the 3 phase as its lighter and my car does not have 3 phase. If your car has 3phase charging they have a 3 phase able there for a few extra euros. I have tested it on publics chargers and the same full charge rate is showing as if I was using my 3 meter cable which came with the car so looks like it works as intended. Connectors seem good too.

    Also gave them a call before buying and they picked up the phone straight away so if theres an issue they should be contactable.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,015 ✭✭✭colm_c

    I got one from evchargeking

    Comes from Germany, could not find the length I needed locally.

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