- The level 2 EVSE is more of a gatekeeper than a charger
- The EVSE supplies AC power
- The cars onboard DC charger converts AC to usable DC
- The power flow goes as follows: Utility power AC -> EVSE (Gateway) (AC) -> EV connector (AC) -> Onboard charger (convert to DC) -> Battery
- The EVSE provides intelligence, circuit monitoring, billing, access, etc.
- Charge time usually several hours
- The level 2 AC charger/gatekeeper is an intermediate solution for home and business charging that can refill your battery in a matter of hours. It is not suited for a quick 10-20-minute top-off.
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