Series 8: Commercial EV Charging Station

The Most Flexible and Convenient EV Charging Station Available

The Series 8 smart charging station was designed for commercial applications where drivers are likely to pay with a credit card or a digital wallet. This means no membership is required for drivers to charge their electric vehicle making it perfect for all commercial settings including shopping malls, hospitals, municipal parking, and any retail location. The Series 8 is available in both 48A and 80A.

Its compact form factor, ease of installation, and smart network capabilities make it the clear choice for any commercial application.

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A Comprehensive Turnkey Solution

At SemaConnect, we provide a comprehensive turnkey solution for all of our customers to ensure that your electric vehicle charging station program is implemented and runs smoothly.

We’ll guide you through the site selection for your new stations, help you select the appropriate station and mounting options, provide input on station installation, and even connect you with a local installer.

Convenient Payment Methods

The Series 8 charging station offers EV drivers eight different methods to pay for charging via:

  1. Credit card
  2. Apple Pay
  3. Google Pay
  4. SemaConnect App
  5. SemaConnect website
  6. SemaConnect Pass
  7. Automated phone system
  8. Popular 3rd party apps (PlugShare, ChargeHub, EVgo)
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All-Weather Construction

Built to withstand all types of weather – from heat to cold, rain to snow – the rugged aluminum enclosure prevents damage from nature and natural elements.

Built to Last

The Series 8 enclosure is built with rugged aluminum, making it more durable than other stations on the market.

Outdoor Rated

The Series 8 operates in temperatures as low as -22° F and as high as 122° F.

High Humidity Rating

The Series 8 can operate in up to 95% non-condensing humidity.

Compact, Modern Design

The Series 8 is compact in size and features a sleek design that complements your property.

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Interactive LED Lights

With eye-catching LED lights, EV drivers and station managers can quickly locate charging stations and understand their status:

  • Blue: Station is available for use
  • Pulsing Green: Station is currently charging
  • Steady Green: Station has completed charging
  • Red: Station has detected a ground fault
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Easy to Locate

The bright LED lights make it quick and easy to find EV charging stations.

Status At-A-Glance

Know whether a station is available from across the parking lot.

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Designed with Features Station Owners Love

4G LTE Wireless Technology

The Series 8 communicates with the cloud via built-in 4G LTE signal

Rugged Aluminum Enclosure

Prevents damage from nature and natural elements

Interactive LED Lights

Quickly locate stations and understand their status with a bright LED light

Hi-Res Color LCD Screen

Easily read pricing and pertinent station information

Built-In Electricity Metering

Manage electricity cost with an intuitive, smart network connection

Dual Universal J1772™ Plugs

Charge all electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (Tesla vehicles require Tesla-provided adapter)

Convenient Access Panel

Panel makes installation and connectivity a breeze

Flexible Access Control & Pricing

Whether open to the public or completely private, station owners can easily manage user groups

Claim Incentives for Your EV Program

There may be incentives, grants, utility, or rebate programs available in your region. Speak with a SemaConnect EV expert to learn more.

Technical Specifications

Configuration
  • Number of Ports: Two
  • AC Current, Maximum (Per Port): 48A or 80A
  • Credit Card Reader: Optional – Magnetic, EMV, and Contactless
  • Camera: Optional feature for future use
Electrical Specifications – Series 8 (48A)
  • AC Power Output, Maximum (Per Port): Level II: 11.52 kW (240VAC@48A) or 9.984 kW (208VAC@48A)
  • AC Power Input (Per Port): Level II: 48A; Line 1, Line 2, and GND (no neutral)
  • Input Connector: Hardwired
  • Vehicle to Charger Connection (Per Port): SAE J1772 EV Connector
  • Energy Metering Accuracy: +/- 1%
  • Standby Power (Per Port): 6.5 W Typical
  • Service Panel Breaker (Per Port): Dual-pole common trip 60A breaker, dedicated circuit
  • California Type Evaluation Program (CTEP) Compliance: California Code of Regulations (CCR) National Institute Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 44 Section 3.40
Electrical Specifications – Series 8 Plus (80A)
  • AC Power Output, Maximum (Per Port): Level II: 19.2 kW (240VAC@80A) or 16.64 kW (208VAC@80A)
  • AC Power Input (Per Port): Level II: 80A; Line 1, Line 2, and GND (no neutral)
  • Input Connector: Hardwired
  • Vehicle to Charger Connection (Per Port): SAE J1772 EV Connector
  • Energy Metering Accuracy: +/- 1%
  • Standby Power (Per Port): 6.5 W Typical
  • Service Panel Breaker (Per Port): Dual-pole common trip 100A breaker, dedicated circuit
  • California Type Evaluation Program (CTEP) Compliance: California Code of Regulations (CCR) National Institute Standards and Technology (NIST) Handbook 44 Section 3.40
Safety Specifications
  • Safety, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt: 20mA CCID with auto retry (every 15 seconds)
  • Automatic Plug-Out Detection: Power terminated per SAE J1772 spec: SMS or email notification
  • Surge Protection: 6kV @3,000A
  • Safety Compliance: UL 2231-1, 2231-2, UL 2594, and NEC Article 625
  • EMI Compliance: FCC Part 15 Class A
Network Specification
  • Data Communication: Cellular 4G LTE
  • Communication Protocol: OCPP Compliant
  • Firmware Management: Over-the-Air (OTA) update enabled
User Interaction Specification
  • LED Array: High visibility, multi-color visual status indication
  • Display: 4.3″ Color LCD, 480 x 272
  • RFID Reader: ISO14443 Type A & B, MiFare, Felicia; NFC, ISO15693
Environmental Specifications
  • Enclosure: Aluminum, NEMA 3R outdoor rated
  • Operating Humidity: Up to 95% non-condensing
  • Operating Temperature: -22° F to 122° F ambient (-30° C – +50° C)
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: With CC reader – 24” H x 7.4” W x 9” D; Without CC reader – 24″ H x 7.4″ W x 7.5″ D
  • Approximate Weights:
    • Device: With CC reader – 21.7 lbs.; Without CC reader – 21 lbs.
    • Pedestal mount: 12.5 lbs.
    • Wall mount bracket: 11.5 lbs.
  • Installation: Indoor/Outdoor
  • Mounting Option: Integrated wall and pedestal mount
  • Cable Length: 18 ft. standard, 25 ft. optional
  • Cable Organizer: Optional

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