Explaining Why Electric Car Chargers Aren't Exactly Chargers

Let's take look at what electric vehicle chargers are and what they aren't!
Derya Ozdemir

Whether you've ever wondered or not, we've brought you the answer: This 27-minute video will explain in detail what's inside electric car chargers

Starting with the statement of electric car chargers not being chargers at all, this video goes into how electric vehicles actually charge themselves since they don't have a charger. It is not as complicated as it sounds, and YouTube channel Technology Connections gives the longer answer quite directly and touches every subject you should know about when it comes to charging electric vehicles. 

You might have not heard of it until now, but EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment) is actually the lead here, which is merely a "controlled access point to the power grid."

Learning what might be called "slow" at-home or at-the-office charging and the devices which make those possible, you'll be surprised to learn the way these vehicles get back up to that 100% is not exactly as you might have imagined it. Let's dive in!

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