EV Charger the AMTRON series from Mennekes

The growth trend of hybrid and electric cars in Europe is exceeding expectations thanks to incentives or tax reduction for the purchase of this type of vehicle.

For the car owner, therefore, it is also important to provide their home with an EV charging infrastructure.

EV charger AMTRON series

Among the Mennekes solutions for home and condominiums we find the EV chargers of the AMTRON series.

This product that can be installed on the wall or with a special column support has a modern design and a very sturdy body, also ideal for outdoor installations.

Charges plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles in mode 3

Each AMTRON charging station recharges plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles in mode 3 through the Type 2 socket, a European standard developed by Mennekes.

4 power sizes available

The choice of the AMTRON EV charger can be made based on the power, there are 4 sizes in all, 2 single-phase and 2 three-phase, considering that the higher the power, the shorter the charging time. This has to be compared to the in-vehicle charger.

Authentication of the use of the EV charger by key or RFID

For multi-family contexts or if the installation is located into hotels or restaurants, where the need to authenticate the use of the charging station arises, various models are available that are distinguished by free authorization or by key, RFID card or Smartphone.

Recharge the car with the photovoltaic system

The smart versions offer the possibility of exploiting the energy produced by the photovoltaic system to recharge the car without CO2 emissions.

Charge APP to monitor charging

The smart versions offer the ability to check information on recharged energy, operating status, energy consumption, statistics and costs and results through the “Charge APP” application on a smartphone or tablet.

Design, functionality, flexibility

AMTRON is designed to be installed on the wall with a convenient integrated cable holder so that the system is always in order and can also be installed on a pedestal.

For the protection of people and the electrical system, versions with integrated DC leakage protection are available.

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Mennekes: Wallbox AMTRON

Mennekes

Every Mennekes AMTRON Wallboxes are devices for charging electric vehicles in mode 3 with charging socket on the side Mennekes type 2 infrastructure as per standard European.

There are various versions of Wallbox AMTRON depending on the type of authorization for recharging: free , key, via APP or RFID card .

There are versions equipped with a calibrated measurement counter and others that integrate the type B differential switch .

  • Standard E
  • Xtra E / R
  • Premium E / R

The Mennekes AMTRON Wallboxes have been carefully designed to facilitate use, comfort and safety. In the design , modern and functional with silver and black colors, a practical charging cable holder system is integrated.

Each Wallbox AMTRON is suitable for outdoor use and includes a charging socket of type 2 with shutter, device required by Italian law for the protection of people with protection degree IP XXD with release function for the charging plug in the event of a power failure.

All AMTRON cars have a controller for vehicle communication so that they can be charged in mode 3.

The powers available are between 3.7 kW single-phase and 22 kW three-phase . The maximum power can be set by the installer inside the appliance to the maximum value in order to adapt to the power available at the installation point. The protection of people in the AMTRON versions with the suffix R is guaranteed by using a type B differential switch which intervenes on all 4 the poles that can also protect against DC fault currents that can be generated by charging the electric vehicle are detected and deactivated.

The operating status of the Wallbox is displayed by four LEDs of different colors that can be set as desired.

The smart versions Xtra and Premium have WIFI interface , ethernet and RS 485 for communication between several AMTRONs. Using the WIFI and downloading the free app, you can view and control the entire charging process from a tablet or smartphone, including the photovoltaic charge. The AMTRON Wallboxes have an integrated database (whitelist) for user authorization with the use of the RFID recharge card.

You can also export all the data of the charging processes .

Some versions also have a calibrated and MID certified energy meter with S0 interface with external display of the value.