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Expanded Functionality Card for EV Charging Stations

15 July 2017

A new expansion card has been released for ClipperCreek’s HCS product line of charging stations. COSMOS® is an option for the Level 2, 240-volt ClipperCreek HCS Series and can be added to any HCS Series charging station for $184.

COSMOS was designed for developers, system operators and system integrators and features a simple The Hyatt Regency Sacramento (California) recently installed 20 COSMOS-enabled ClipperCreek charging stations. Image credit: ClipperCreekThe Hyatt Regency Sacramento (California) recently installed 20 COSMOS-enabled ClipperCreek charging stations. Image credit: ClipperCreekdigital load management interface, as well as a universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter (UART) serial communication interface for more advanced connection to third party monitoring and control systems.

Available UART Serial commands include:

  • Set electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) pilot (available power) level — 5 levels
  • Monitor vehicle connected status
  • Monitor EVSE active/inactive status
  • View advanced EVSE diagnostics information
  • System defaults to hardwired digital load management if serial communication is lost

The digital load management interface features four levels of output power control and optically-coupled open collector output — pulled low when EVSE makes power available for charging.

COSMOS allows users to easily add EV charging to existing building and energy management or other control infrastructure.



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