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ClipperCreek has added a new 40-amp EV charger to its lineup. Called the HCS-50, the 240-volt level 2 charger is designed to serve both residential and commercial markets. "The HCS-50's rugged design and ample 25 foot charging cable make it a perfect solution for fleet and commercial applications," says ClipperCreek Sales Manager Will Barrett. "As battery range increases, the vehicle's ability to accept power is increasing, too, and the HCS-50 offers users extra power to get their vehicles charged up and back on the road fast." The HCS-50 charging station is priced at $835. Read more in the press release below.

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ClipperCreek Announces Availability of HCS-50 Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Top selling EVSE manufacturer releases high-powered 40 amp EV charging station

AUBURN, Calif., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ClipperCreek has added the HCS-50 electric vehicle charging station to their product line. The HCS-50 is a powerful and rugged 40 amp station paired with a highly durable rubber overmolded cable and vehicle connector. Offering power, reliability and value, this 240 volt, level 2 electric vehicle charging station, rated for both indoor and outdoor use, is priced at $835. A plug-in version, the HCS-50P, is also available with a NEMA 6-50 plug for $859.

Built to serve the residential and commercial markets, the HCS-50 has ClipperCreek's standard product features, including a 3-year warranty, a fully sealed, rugged NEMA 4 station enclosure, and 25 feet of charge cable. It also boasts additional features that make it unique in the high power EV charging station market. "We used rubber over-molding to fully seal the connector's head and increase the durability. That's critical in commercial and fleet environments. The rubber cable jacket increases low temperature flexibility of the cable, so it's also a great station for colder climates," said Jason France, President and Founder of ClipperCreek.

"The HCS-50's rugged design and ample 25 foot charging cable make it a perfect solution for fleet and commercial applications," said ClipperCreek Sales Manager, Will Barrett. "The HCS-50 is a great addition to our product line. As battery range increases, the vehicle's ability to accept power is increasing, too, and the HCS-50 offers users extra power to get their vehicles charged up and back on the road fast."

The HCS-50P provides the maximum power available through a standard 240V, 50 amp outlet allowing users to utilize existing NEMA 50 amp outlets. With 40 amps available to the vehicle, the HCS-50 is able to deliver approximately 30 miles of range per hour of charge for vehicles capable of accepting high power level 2 charging.

Some features of the HCS-50 and HCS-50P include:

• 25 feet of charging cable for installation and operations flexibility
• Integrated cable wrap to make storing the cable simple and convenient
• Wall mount holster allows storage of the vehicle connector where it's most convenient
• Fully sealed NEMA 4 rated enclosure for product durability and installation anywhere
• High power charging cable is rubber overmolded for increased durability and superior cold performance
• No assembly required
• No mounting kit required
• Safety listed by ETL and cETL
• ClipperCreek customers are supported by a superb customer service team
• Made in America

The ClipperCreek HCS-50 and HCS-50P Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are available for purchase immediately at www.clippercreek.com or by calling the ClipperCreek customer service center 877-694-4194. For more information on the ClipperCreek HCS-50 and HCS-50P Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging Station:

• HCS-50
• HCS-50P with NEMA 6-50 plug
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