Whether you are a new car owner or a seasoned veteran, you know that owning a battery charger
is an essential part of your car care. The best chargers are fast, versatile, and can charge or maintain most types of batteries.
Depending on the make and model of your car, you may be surprised to find that most vehicles are limited to a modest 50 kilowatts (kW), with some of the more adventurous models topping out at 70 kW. A 50 kW charging station will certainly put the ol' hunk in your battery pack, but your average commuter will likely have to wait for around an hour to get their fill.
In terms of a true battery charging station, your options include a home charger, your local EV charging station or a dedicated car charging station. Fortunately, the majority of new electric vehicles can be charged from a plug or a fast charger, if you have the right outlet installed. In a nutshell, the speed and power of a battery charger is a function of both the battery and the charger itself.
Depending on the vehicle model, the capacity and voltage of car battery chargers can differ. This is important before attempting to charge the battery.
The most basic type of charger charges at two amps. To determine the amps, you can use a digital multimeter. If you don't have a multimeter, you can check the car battery ampere rating with a battery tester.
The output voltage of the charger is also a factor. A higher voltage means more current will flow through the battery. This will produce more watts and power