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COVID19 - SERVICES AVAILABLE AT ELMEC
Dear clients, We would like to inform you that phone assistance, repair and warranty services for EVduty charging stations remain available. If you are having difficulty with your recharging sessions, do not hesitate to contact us. Need assistance? For urgent...
PayBright Credit Service
At Elmec, we are aware that the purchase of a charging station represents a significant investment, and that is one of the reasons why our line of EVduty charging stations was designed with best value for money in mind. Even...
Factors that influence charging power
The EVduty charging station, whose conformity to CSA and UL standards is certified by LabTest Certification Inc. for all variants, provides a maximum power of 7.2 kW (208-240VAC, 30 amps). Several factors – other than the charging station – can...
EVduty current sensor: limited electrical panel context
The electrical panel in your residence does not allow the addition of an electrical charge of 30 amps to install a charging station for your electric car? The EVduty current sensor resolves this issue without having to replace the electrical...
EVduty current sensor: for condos and apartment buildings
The electrical panel of your condo or your apartment does not allow the installation of a 30 amp charging station in the basement where your vehicle is parked? A simple and affordable option, the current sensor solves this problem without...
Why have a 240V charging station at home? Three major reasons
Many new EV drivers are wondering whether or not they need to get a 240V charging station for their home. They wonder if charging with the 120V charging station which is part of the basic vehicle equipment is adequate and...
New EVduty product: smart current sensor
The EVduty Smart Current Sensor is now available in the EVduty store. This device makes it possible to install an EVduty charging station without having to up the electrical panel amperage capacity. Another context of use is when an electrical...
EVduty SMART: sharing power the smart way
The EVduty Smart-Home and Smart-Pro charging stations can be configured for "power sharing" via the EVduty mobile app. Power sharing is used when two (or more) charging stations are installed on the same circuit protected by a 40A breaker. You...
IN FALL: The range adjusts…
Fall is here and temperatures are going down. If this is your first year driving an electric car, you might be surprised to find that the estimated range drops a little. It’s normal. Energy consumption increases when it gets colder...
The EVduty charging station wall mount, also a cable holder!
The wall mount supplied with the Elmec EVduty charging station is designed to also serve as a charging cable holder. Its minimalist but versatile shape is designed to allow for optimized cable storage when it is not in use.The wall...
Elmec and EVduty become leaders in the field of smart devices
Shawinigan, September 25th, 2019 – EVduty and ELMEC are taking the lead in their field of expertise and related areas. It is with great pride that the ELMEC team unveils its investments for products developed at its Shawinigan facility and...
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SAFETY: Standards and Certification
ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES SAFETY: Standards and Certification Conformity with safety standards is obviously part of the criteria for selecting a charging station. Applicable standards are defined by recognized standardisation bodies. The charging station’s conformity must be certified by an accredited approval...
EVduty product in development: EVCCS200 external current sensor
Constantly in search of efficient and affordable solutions, the Elmec engineering team is designing an external current sensor. This device will make it possible to install an EVduty charging station without having to increase the electrical panel amperage capacity. Another...
The EVduty charging station earns «BEST PICK PROTÉGEZ-VOUS» mention
Shawinigan, May 21st, 2019 – It is with great pride that ELMEC announces that the EVduty electric charging station (EVC30), developed and manufactured at its Shawinigan factory, has earned the “Best Pick Protégez-Vous” mention.“We are very happy with this distinction....
Demand that the installation of your EVduty charging station respects the type of power cable
The nine versions of the EVduty charging station offer different combinations of power cable type and connectivity level. The level of connectivity (standard or smart) can be changed after purchase, but the type of electrical connection (type of power cable)...
Why is my charging station not delivering its maximum power?
The EVduty charging station provides a maximum power output of 7.2 kW (208-240VAC, 30 amps). However, it is the vehicle equipment that regulates power while charging. Indeed, the power of what is called the “on-board charger” varies from one vehicle...
Elmec 20 years, EVduty 5 years
EVduty, the best-selling electric vehicle charging station (240V) in Québec, was launched 5 years ago! Designed and manufactured by Elmec, the EVduty line of charging stations has since been the object of numerous developments. Let’s also mention that the manufacturing...
DCFC protocol according to EVduty
In recent weeks, online conversations about public charging spaces have proliferated on social networks. Principles of courtesy are sometimes dictated as regulations and certain charging practices are questioned. Here is the DCFC protocol according to EVduty! SPACES RESERVED FOR CHARGING Parking...
Why is fast charging sometimes less fast?
Charging speed, which is the number of kilometers of range added per hour of charging, can vary quite a bit when charging your electric vehicle at a DCFC1. Charging speed depends on the power provided by a charging station, and...
Institutional program – municipal section
Electric car development being at the forefront, Elmec has developed an institutional program for the purchase of charging stations for municipalities looking to offer their residents a complementary subsidy. Following the success of similar pilot projects, we are pleased to...
The 3 most intense years of my life
Testimony of Jean-Marc Pittet, CEO of Elmec Inc. Last November 20th, I got up feeling relatively nostalgic and emotional. On that day, I’d had a Tesla 90 D for three years. Its singularity? This electric car had the Autopilot option....